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Mastering Qlik Sense

By : Juan Ignacio Vitantonio
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Mastering Qlik Sense

By: Juan Ignacio Vitantonio

Overview of this book

Qlik Sense is a powerful, self-servicing Business Intelligence tool for data discovery, analytics and visualization. It allows you to create personalized Business Intelligence solutions from raw data and get actionable insights from it. This book is your one-stop guide to mastering Qlik Sense, catering to all your organizational BI needs. You'll see how you can seamlessly navigate through tons of data from multiple sources and take advantage of the various APIs available in Qlik and its components for guided analytics. You'll also learn how to embed visualizations into your existing BI solutions and extend the capabilities of Qlik Sense to create new visualizations and dashboards that work across all platforms. We also cover other advanced concepts such as porting your Qlik View applications to Qlik Sense,and working with Qlik Cloud. Finally, you'll implement enterprise-wide security and access control for resources and data sources through practical examples. With the knowledge gained from this book, you'll have become the go-to expert in your organization when it comes to designing BI solutions using Qlik Sense.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)

The Extension editor

This useful tool helps you create and modify extensions that can be used in your Qlik Sense application. The editor lets you work with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and QEXT files. These files are the core of any extension in Qlik Sense, but not necessarily the only ones that you will see.

Extensions will be appropriately covered in the following chapters, but this section will show you how to create and modify an extension by simply using Dev Hub.

To open the Extension editor while in Dev Hub, click on Extension editor from the menu on the left:

A welcome window will be shown. Click on Create new project. In the Create new extension window, type in the name MyQSExtension, and choose Basic visualization template from the Template drop-down list. When done, click on the Create & edit button.

The first file is MyQSExtension.qext, which contains metadata. Let...