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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)


Dev Hub comes out of the box with any Qlik Sense installation. It is the go-to place if you are a beginner and want to start creating mashups, extensions, and widgets, or to convert QlikView files into Qlik Sense applications. It is, however, not recommend to use Dev Hub for advanced projects, and you should instead use all the recommendations covered in the following chapters.

Dev Hub also provides an Engine API explorer, which comes in handy when developing extensions.

Whether you are new to Qlik Sense or a seasoned developer, there is a lot you can learn from Dev Hub by dragging and dropping objects, and inspecting the code behind it.

Many developers will prefer to use external integrated development environments (IDE) to create what Dev Hub offers, but I advise you spend a good amount of time exploring all of the possibilities it offers.
In the next chapter, Coding...