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About Mark O'Donovan
Mark is a full-time QlikView Developer and part time Author.
He has been using QlikView since version 9 and been a member of the Qlik Community from October 2011 and is a Qlik Luminary for 2016.
Whether you buy a book or not you can get sample data and apps at
Want to know more? Then check out the different books Mark has published...
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Practical QlikView Training 2 (Full Color) from Techstuffy.com
Practical QlikView Training 2 is for people who have developed documents with QlikView for at least a few months and are looking for concise instructions on
some of the more advanced topics in QlikView Development.
You will be comfortable with the basics of creating QlikView documents and eager to learn more techniques and functions that QlikView has to offer.
Practical QlikView Training 2 is focused on the QlikView Desktop and the development of QlikView documents but we will also cover QlikView server topics
and creating applications in Visual Studio which can access information in your QlikView server (extra license required for QlikView Server examples).
Other topics cover in this book include:
- Creating Custom Data Sources using QVX.
- QlikView extensions - examples including Jquery and CSS.
- Advanced Sheet Objects - such as Dynamic Charts, Trendlines, Sparklines, Custom Chart Formatting and creating links to documents from charts.
- Alternate States.
- Advanced Scripting Techniques and functions such as interval match, aggr.
- Set Analysis/
- QVD and Incremental Loading.
- QlikView table joins.
- Security using section access and QlikView Server security.
- Installation and Setup of a QlikView Server (extra license required).
- Finally QlikView Design tips.
What does QlikView actually do?
Although QlikView is becoming more and more popular and even being requested in job advertisements many people might wonder what QlikView actually does.
With QlikView you can analyse data in sources such as Excel Spreadsheets, Databases, or text files.
You can create charts from your data, you can search through your data very quickly, you can explore your data easily which can help you make decisions or many just confirm what you thought.
QlikView is part of a category of software called ‘Business Intelligence’.
This is not to say that it cannot be used by people in their everyday lives. But instead that it is normally used for analysing Business data so that more informed decisions can be made.
Why should I buy this book?
This book will:
-Teach you how to create QlikView documents from scratch in easy to understand steps with plenty of screenshots.
-Explain how to get data into a QlikView documents from a variety of sources such as Excel, text files and databases.
-Show you how to create various charts\tables (such as pivot tables) in QlikView.
Once you have covered the basics what do you do then?
This book provides examples of how you can apply QlikView to do something useful and practical.
We also provide tips to help in the development of QlikView documents.
Finally we look at more advanced topics in QlikView and discuss how to can take the knowledge you have gained further to improve your future whether it is monitoring your own spending or to start using QlikView in your job.
The examples in this book use QlikView version 11.