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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)

Example 2- drop-down list

While visualizations and control extensions are very similar and both rely on the same underlying libraries, building a control component as an example will highlight a different set of methods and objects that can be utilized to construct user-friendly components to interact with the app's data.


To keep things simple, the requirements will be relatively straightforward to also illustrate that building simple extensions, such as a drop-down list, can be achieved in a short period of time. For the example, the requirements will be as follows:

  • Display dimension values in a drop-down list, allowing the user to select one value at a time
  • Give the user the ability to specify the chosen...