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Happy New Year! Let’s face it — many of Qlik developers know SQL. Is knowing SQL(Structured Query Language) essential to become a Qlik developer? Maybe. It’s a two-edged sword — SQL knowledge gives them a competitive advantage over someone who has no technical experience. Still, it can also pose some challenges when you want to use some of your favorite SQL functions and clauses while learning nuances of Qlik syntax....
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Stephen Few is undoubtedly an expert in the field of data visualization. He has an uncanny ability to articulate his viewpoints on how to use charts to tell a compelling data story. Obviously, he is not a fan of dessert or candy charts, such as pies or donuts. In this article, he has eloquently argued against another pretty candy chart — Lollipop chart. Lollipop chart may not fit the bill...
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  Qlik Sense offers various APIs for web development. Arguably, the most useful API is the capability API. You can create mashups easily and integrate mashups into another web application. Having said that, one of the hurdles you will face is to find object id of a chart that you want to add into your mashup if you are customizing the Javascript code manually. There are two easy ways to...
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Synopsis You can add metadata to the fields in your data model using field tags. Systems tags are generated during the script reload, and they precede $. A developer found multiple hidden fields in the data model even though he did not do so while writing the script. Perhaps a bug; I am not sure. In this article, I wanted to show a simple way to list all of the...
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  Application security in Qlik Sense relies on attribute-based access control(ABAC) for resource access such as streams, applications, and even sheets and charts. Section Access performs column and row-level dynamic data reduction. Section Access works both in QlikView and Qlik Sense. However, there are nuances of difference worth considering. For example, Qlik Sense requires UserID field whereas QlikView requires NTNAME. Qlik Sense introduced a new Group field for the Section...
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