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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)

Qlik Branch and other open source repositories

Why build something for yourself when it is already out there? Open source has seen a massive adoption over the past couple of years, where thousands of projects sprung out of nowhere and were made available to the community for free, to share knowledge and collaboratively develop code bases.

While you should technically be able to develop your code from scratch, conscious of time-to-market and efficiency, I am a firm believer of looking at what is already out there and taking some snippets of available code to speed up your development.

Think of it as R&D-call it research and development or, maybe, rip off and duplicate.

The two most relevant platforms where you can find useful open source code for your projects are Qlik Branch, Qlik's open source platform with visualizations and components revolving exclusively around the...