Adam Cooke

I currently work as a consultant for Qlik, a software company doing some interesting stuff in business intelligence. Check it out Qlik.com. I write this blog to showcase some technical bits that I hope will be useful to others.
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Here are some great examples of D3 inside of Qlik Sense: http://sense.axisgroup.com/sense/app/1dadc9e8-d2f5-47f8-ad21-a2209257cc20/sheet/xtcwya/state/analysis This is the github repository: https://github.com/skokenes/Qlik-Sense-D3-Visualization-Library This is the Qlik Branch project page: http://branch.qlik.com/projects/showthread.php?389-D3-Visualization-Library   Worth taking a look whenever you need a new way to visualise some existing data....

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The class function enables you to group numeric values into buckets that you can then use as a dimension in a chart. Imagine you have the following data table: Name Age Bob 32 Ellie 55 Fred 5 Steve 20 Say you want to group these users into age buckets of 10 years. So 0 to 10, 11 to 20, 21 to 30 etc. Your first option is to do a nested if statement to achieve this, however...

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Note: This is all my own opinion and in no way is endorsed by Qlik. Use at your own risk!! Why would you want to do this? ExpressJS is one of the most common frameworks used with nodeJS. You don't need to use this to authenticate Qlik with a web application, you could just use the implementation explained in the NPM example at: https://github.com/braathen/qlik-auth Any real world nodejs implementation is...

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To normal mortals like me it took a while to work out how to actually access the Qlik Sense Workbench in Qlik Sense Desktop. At this time it is not a separate product and doesn't require any fancy installation or anything. Follow these steps to access Qlik Sense Desktop Workbench: Start Qlik Sense Desktop Open a Chrome or Firefox and go to http://localhost:4848/workbench  UPDATE: workbench is now called dev-hub since...

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Here are some basic steps for deploying a mashup from Qlik Sense Desktop to Qlik Sense Server: Copy the qvf file from your local Qlik folder (by default it is C:\Users\[user]\Documents\Qlik\Sense\Apps) Import the qvf file through the management console (start>apps>import) Make accessible to the right stream (everyone if your just testing) Obtain the server app ID from the URL when in sheet overview inside the app e.g: 5fd30a77-32e7-4f51-a15c-d0d31a34de8b Insert this in the...

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If you are looking for Qlik Sense documentation here are the appropriate links:   General Qlik Sense help for people who need help with the basics: https://help.qlik.com/sense/en-US/online/ Help for developers that want to build extensions, mashups,  create custom connectors or use the API to handle the management console and more! https://help.qlik.com/sense/en-US/developer/...

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In Qlikview there was the input box object that let us set a variable. Currently Qlik Sense doesn't have a native object so here is a really basic extension that does the same thing.   The selection is made when the save button is hit after entry.   http://branch.qlik.com/projects/showthread.php?622-Input-Box-which-updates-a-Variable-in-Qlik-Sense&highlight=input+box...

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