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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This extension lets you use videos as a background to your Qlik Sense Dashboard. In this example I connected aerial views of different energy sources to selections made on the dashboard. It certainly adds something eye catching to your standard Qlik sense dashboard. It only works when using Qlik Sense through a browser with Qlik sense desktop or server.     You can use any video URL to...

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Recently I was trying to use dates as one of the dimensions inside an extension.   Qlik can deal with lots of types of dates, when they are passed to the extension they come through in both a text format in the way they were formatted within Qlik using the date time functions and the Qlik Serial Number. This is handy, but since I wanted the extension to work...

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A mashup  is a web page that uses content from more than one source to create a single new service displayed in a single graphical interface. In the context of Qlik this means we can combine the powerful Qlik Sense data modelling engine with any type of visualisation and keep our dashboards looking modern as design trends shift since we can combine the latest web technologies...

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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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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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The Qlik branch website has a load of useful extensions for the Qlik Sense product and great Github integration. Worth checking out whats possible, if you have any projects they are worth adding on there, I will be adding mine soon when have some more time.   http://branch.qlik.com/   It's currently in beta but worth looking at....

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