Tableau 9: The Official Guide (2nd edition)

Tableau 9: The Official Guide (2nd edition)

By: George Peck (author)Paperback

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Master the powerful tools and features of Tableau 9Deliver meaningful BI visualizations and real-time dashboards to users across your organization-quickly and easily. Written by an experienced author and certified trainer, Tableau 9: The Official Guide offers step-by-step instruction, best practices, examples, and downloadable video tutorials. See how to get up-and-running on Tableau, load data, drag and drop components, add graphics and maps, create complex calculations, and distribute dynamic dashboards and stories. This practical book teaches how to work with Tableau Server, write custom programs, and publish your results to the Web. * Connect to data from different systems, spreadsheets, and databases * Use pre-defined visualizations, sample workbooks, and Show Me * Analyze with graphs, charts, tables, and statistics * Create advanced calculations, including new level of detail expressions * Add geographic analysis and Internet-provided background maps * Combine multiple visualizations into dynamic dashboards and stories * Export to the Web and to other file formats using Tableau Server, Online and Public * Develop custom programs with JavaScript, REST, and Tableau Data Extract APIs Electronic content includes: * Videos that demonstrate the techniques presented in the book * Sample Tableau workbooks * Complete formula language reference

About Author

George Peck (Redondo Beach, CA) is a software trainer, consultant and developer with more than 20 years of experience in the computer industry. After more than 10 years as an internal consultant and trainer in a large corporation, George founded his own consulting and training firm, The ABLAZE Group, in 1994. He started with a large Visual Basic/Crystal Reports project for a major West Coast bank, and since then he has trained, consulted, and developed custom software for large and small clients throughout the United States and Canada. George is certified by Seagate Software as both a trainer and consultant. Seagate awarded him Training Partner of the Year for 1998-1999.


Chapter 1: Introduction to Tableau XChapter 2: Basic Visualization DesignsChapter 3: Data Connections DetailsChapter 4: Top 10 Chart TypesChapter 5: Interacting with the ViewerChapter 6: Tableau mapsChapter 7: Calculate Fields, Table Calculations and StatisticsChapter 8: Creating DashboardsChapter 9: Distributing and Sharing Your DashboardsAppendix: Calculation Function and Operator Reference

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780071843294
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780071843294
  • weight: 524
  • ISBN10: 0071843299
  • edition: 2nd edition

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