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QlikView Unlocked

By : Andrew Dove, Roger Stone
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QlikView Unlocked

By: Andrew Dove, Roger Stone

Overview of this book

QlikView Unlocked will provide you with new insights to get the very best from QlikView. This book will help you to develop skills to work with data efficiently. We will cover all the secrets of unleashing the full power of QlikView, which will enable you to make better use of the tool and create better results for future projects. In the course of this book, we will walk you through techniques and best practices that will enable you to be more productive. You will gain quick insights into the tool with the help of short steps called ”keys,” which will help you discover new features of QlikView. Moving on you will learn new techniques for data visualization, scripting, data modeling, and more. This book will then cover best practices to help you establish an efficient system with improved performance. We will also teach you some tricks that will help you speed up development processes, monitor data with dashboards, and so on. By the end of this book, you will have gained beneficial tips, tricks, and techniques to enhance the overall experience of working with QlikView.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
QlikView Unlocked
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
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Creating and enforcing site standards

Users like applications that behave consistently and have a standard look and feel. You can achieve this by creating and enforcing site development standards.


It's always a good idea to set some rules for how applications should be developed, regardless of the tool you are using for development. A clear, sensible set of standards that everyone can agree on should be developed before starting any major development. By thinking things through carefully beforehand, you will find that once you create your site standards, you probably never need to change them. Generally, your standards should include details such as change documentation (refer to the section, Separation of responsibilities, change management, and thinking about security, in this chapter), coding standards, naming conventions, screen layouts, and styling (refer to Designing a site-style template in this chapter).

How to do it

Site standards really fall into two areas: the part the...