Posts Tagged: CORS

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Tableau Web Data Connector in FIVE lines of code
November 29, 2015
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Almost a month ago, on 5th November I had the honor to present some of the Tableau Web Data Connector concepts with Information Lab’s Craig Bloodworth and InterWorks’ Robert Rouse during that month’s Think Data Thursday. While Robert explained the background and Craig showed intermediate topics I just showed how to write a new Tableau Web […]
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CORS-proxying without Server Headers – In-response to Chris Toomey
August 18, 2015
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After my post yesterday on CORS vs Tableau vs WDC store on Gateway service Chris released his excellent article on unifying Tableau REST and JS APIs which reflected some of the stuff what I wrote. He is right in many things, but I would argue on the CORS easiness. In addition to my coding skills I […]
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The big CORS Debate: Tableau Server and external AJAX calls
August 17, 2015
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The big debate: should or should not Tableau Server allow external sites to call its functions? Sometimes people feel the need to call trusted authentication, REST API or other undocumented URLs in Tableau Server – which are prohibited by the current Tableau Security model. What should we do? When it makes sense to leverage browser […]