QlikView Scripting

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Packt Publishing, 2013 - Computers - 138 pages
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QlikView is a powerful business intelligence and data discovery platform that allows people to quickly develop relevant data visualization applications for business users. The relative ease of QlikView development-including backend scripting-allows applications to be developed rapidly, and allows for more collaboration in application development for business users.A comprehensive guide that offers QlikView developers a rich discussion of scripting topics, from basic to advanced concepts, features, and functions in a compact mini-book format. This book allows developers to quickly gain confidence in understanding and expanding their QlikView scripting knowledge, and serves as a springboard for even more advanced topics in QlikView scripting.The book starts off by covering basic topics such as connecting to data sources, scripting, dealing with load statements, data transformations, and the concepts of the basic data model. It then dives into advanced concepts such as advanced scripting and data model optimization, the creation and use of QlikView datafiles, debugging, and essential functions and features. It also provides layout tips for developers. Qlikview Scripting is a great overview and reference guide for beginner to intermediate Qlikview developers.

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Matt Floyd has worked in the software industry since 2000, and has held careertitles ranging from Project Manager to Technical Writer to Business Intelligenceanalyst. His career has spanned many industries, including environmental,healthcare, pharmaceutical, and insurance.Matt's hands-on experience with QlikView started in 2008 with documenting anOEM-healthcare-related QlikView application for several years. Since then, he hasbeen a technical writer, implementation engineer, consultant, and developer onQlikView projects. His passion for QlikView stems from his fascination of discoverythrough data, and the art, science, and power of data visualization. He is the founderof the Atlanta QlikView User Group and lives with his family in metropolitanAtlanta. Matt can be followed on his blog where he covers mostly QlikView-relatedBusiness Intelligence topics at floydmatt.com.