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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 HyperCube can be considered the heart of most visualizations. It's the cube definition provided to the Qlik Data Engine, which holds all information on which data is queried and how it is calculated. If selections are applied to a HyperCube, only the selected values are displayed.

A HyperCube can be visually imagined like a reqular Straight Table in Qlik, with a collection of dimensions and metrics as well as additional attributes.

As it's effectively describing how all data is processed, the qHyperCubeDef object plays a significant role in building visualizations or other components that heavily rely on the Qlik engine for calculation.


qHyperCubeDef is the definition object that is passed...