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Qlik Sense Cookbook. - Second Edition

By : Pablo Labbe, Philip Hand, Neeraj Kharpate
Book Image

Qlik Sense Cookbook. - Second Edition

By: Pablo Labbe, Philip Hand, Neeraj Kharpate

Overview of this book

Qlik Sense allows you to explore simple and complex data to reveal hidden insight and data relationships that help you make quality decisions for overall productivity. An expert Qlik Sense user can use its features for business intelligence in an enterprise environment effectively. Qlik Sense Cookbook is an excellent guide for all aspiring Qlik Sense developers and will empower you to create featured desktop applications to obtain daily insights at work. This book takes you through the basics and advanced functions of Qlik Sense February 2018 release. You’ll start with a quick refresher on obtaining data from data files and databases, and move on to some more refined features including visualization, and scripting, as well as managing apps and user interfaces. You will then understand how to work with advanced functions like set analysis and set expressions. As you make your way through this book, you will uncover newly added features in Qlik Sense such as new visualizations, label expressions and colors for dimension and measures. By the end of this book, you will have explored various visualization extensions to create your own interactive dashboard with the required tips and tricks. This will help you overcome challenging situations while developing your applications in Qlik Sense.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
Packt Upsell
Contributors
Preface
Index

Efficiently debugging the script


It is good script practice to debug the script in your data load editor before its full execution. This way, the developer minimizes the risk of script failures and also saves on valuable time. The process of debugging makes it possible to monitor every script statement and examine the variable values while the script is being executed. The following recipe explains how to debug the Qlik Sense script efficiently.

Getting ready

Load the following script, which gives information about the Products and Customers in the Qlik Sense Data load editor. The sample code is available for download from the Packt Publishing website:

Products Temp: 
LOAD * INLINE [  
Product, ProductID, Sales  
Footwear, F21Lon, 120000 
Tyres, T21Man, 150000  
Mountain Bikes, MB32Lon, 195000  
Road Bikes, RB12Bir, 225000  
]; 
 
Customers: 
LOAD * INLINE [  
Customer, ProductID, City  
Hero, F21Lon, London 
Avon, T21Man, Manchester  
Force1, MB32Lon, London  
Ferrari, RB12Bir, Birmingham...