Posts Tagged: howto

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Auto refresh a Tableau Dashboard without Embedding
March 21, 2017
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I was casually sitting at my desk writing my first ever blog entry here when Tamás Földi walked past my desk. He asked me how much I know about Tableau and JavaScript, because he has a cool idea which he didn’t really manage to find the time to implement yet. He quickly briefed me into […]
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Spotfire’s hidden Developer Tools menu
March 13, 2017
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 Starting from version 7.5 Spotfire is using Chromium Embedded Framework as a display engine which comes with the well-known Chrome-style Developer Tools. Why is this so great you might ask? There are a couple of good tricks you can do with this one. Guest blog post by Norbert Ledenyi
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Tableau JavaScript API without Embedding
August 29, 2016
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One of the biggest myths of Tableau Javascript API is that you cannot use it inside Tableau Server. Some says that you need to embed your workbooks into external sites to leverage Javascript API. Well, don’t believe them since Tableau JS API works flawlessly in Tableau Server Vizportal with any workbook without any with some minor […]
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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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Google Spreadsheet with Tableau Web Data Connector
April 4, 2015
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This is a miraculous moment; this is the first time when I write a Tableau Web Data connector. As you might know, Tableau 9 will include (some when) the Tableau Web Data Connector API. This API allows developers to integrate their web application with Tableau using Javascript codes (or anything else as we will see […]
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Vacuum Analyze with Talend Open Studio
March 23, 2015
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The whole started with a requirement to vacuum analyze our production greenplum appliances. The problem was with the timing, we only had two hours to complete the activity. This means we would need to start with the table that was never vacuumed, then followup with the other tables ordered by vacuum date and stop process precisely after […]
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Dashboards For Social Sciences
December 2, 2014
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Dashboards for social sciences Dashboards are thought to be serving only business intelligence needs or other business reporting purpose. But dashboards can be used in many other fields than the economic as well where lots of data can be found or gathered. One such example is sociology which examines the human society and uses heavily […]
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How to generate the initial extract with Tableau Server
September 11, 2014
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A lot of folks are struggling with this issue: imagine that you have to build an extract with millions of rows from your slow databases. You are on your corporate VPN from a hotel room or from a plane. It’s just painful and risky and the extract sorting process will consume a lot of CPU […]
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HOWTO: tabcmd on Linux – step-by-step guide
June 11, 2012
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So, I have ported the tabcmd application to Linux, from java to native ruby, thus it can work on any platform. If someone needs this for his own environment, here are the steps what I did: