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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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A bit more about license types

Qlik provides several ways of licensing the desktop version for developers. In this section, we'll explain the differences and what you as a developer should be aware of.


From a developer's point of view, there are three types of license that will enable you to create and modify QlikView documents. However, only two of them are useful once you pass the initial experimentation stage. The three types we will review here are Personal Edition, Stand Alone (Local Client), and Leased License (Named User).

How to do it

Qlik encourages potential users to try out QlikView by allowing anyone to download a free copy of Personal Edition. This is a full-featured development environment, but its usage is restricted to documents created with this copy of the software along with a handful of QlikView demonstration documents. This means that it is only of use in an environment where you are both the sole developer and user. However, Personal Edition can be upgraded to...