Posts Tagged: web data connector

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Pushing the Limits of Tableau Server – Practical Lessons from a Zen Master
June 6, 2017
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  Today I had the honour to present at the Tableau On Tour London conference. The main focus was the “web data connector trick” that allows one to implement reusable server plugins, explained here in details. You can find my slides and source codes below:
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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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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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Accessing SAP BusinessObjects from Tableau using Web Data Connector
October 1, 2015
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Regardless the sad facts I just can’t hate Business Objects. It belongs to my professional career: ugly but useful Web Intelligence reports, long running bursts for personalized mega excels – I still have nostalgic emotions. But what is bittersweet memory for me, is an everyday encounter for many of my customers. They still manage large SAP […]
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Github Tableau Web Data Connector
August 2, 2015
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This Github Web Data Connector is a very basic connector designed to showcase some basic aspects of the Tableau Web Data Connector architecture. After you read some of the WDC techniques in this previous MongoDB post we can learn two more things: authentication and pagination.  You can find the full sources in our Starschema Web […]
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MongoDB Web Data Connector for Tableau
July 29, 2015
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We are officially in the era of Tableau Web Data Connectors. Every day someone releases a new connector for a web site or application using this new API introduced in 9.1. Databoss team is not an exception, we have our own set of connectors with a brand new and fancy WDC framework which makes the connector […]