Before we Start Let me ask you a question . Are you looking for best data visualization tool in the market ? Are you Interested in Qlik Sense ? I think you want to Learn Basics of Qlik Sense . So This Article is completely made for you . Here you will get a complete overview on Qlik Sense for working end to end .In this Qlik Sense Tutorial , We have mentioned each and every important aspect related Data Visualization with Qlik Sense .
Why to use Qlik Sense –
Before we go deep to answer this question . I will ask a question to you ,”Do you know about best data visualization tools ? “I think you should first take a look at basics of data visualization tools . Qlik sense is also one of the best data visualization tool . Data Analyst love Qlik Senses because of its Drag and drop feature . It is designed in the way that user at any level can use this . I mean Manager , Analyst,Developer even an end user can use Qlik Sense to make decisions.
Qlik sense Tutorial-
If you need to learn Qlik Sense , First thing you have to do is download desktop version of Qlik Sense .When you go for download you have to fill a Registration form and go for email verification . Install the set up of Qlik Sense Desktop .Its really simple just like to install a setup of ordinary application . Congratulation on your setup .
How is This Qlik Sense Tutorial Different from others?
In this Qlik Sense tutorial , My main focus area is describe the flow of visualization end to end. I mean from Qlik server to your portal because you can easily get syntax and general lessons on Qlik Community . So there is no need to copy that in new words . In case you want to explore more on Qlik Sense Tutorial , You may refer Qlik sense official Tutorial.
Where can I use Qlik Sense ?
Suppose you have a web Portal for school . In the Dash Board of portal under parents login , You want to show a chart of their child performance status in past three months . Here you can use Qlik Sense , The only thing you have to do is to create chart on qlik server and make the connection of your web server to Qlik Sense Server . Now using the chart Id in Qlik Sense server , You can directly load the chart where ever you want .
Hierarchy of a Qlik Sense App-
Once you launch Qlik sense desktop app you get Qlik Sense Hub as It is shown in below image . It contains all app in qlik sense .
Now you can enter in an existing App or create new using this screen by the above button . One you are Inside an App , You can create or view Qlik Sheets . Just have look in below screen-
Here , You can see so many sheets like KPI Dash Board , Sales and Margins Analysis etc . Lets go inside them . Lets zoom in KPI Dashboard .Here you can see so many charts . These are object . They have their separate Ids which can be directly imported into web project specially in java script files.
How to Create your own sheet in Qlik Sense-
Once are logged into the Hub ,Create an app . You may load the data as per your requirement . Here there may be many option for you to load the data . You can load data in many format like existing databases ( SQL based or NoSql Based ), Excel format etc. After loading the data you can edit or delete the column which you don’t need.
1.Create new sheet button
2.Press edit button
3.Click on the chart Icon . Once you select the Icon the screen will like below screen shot .
4. Drag and drop the the type of chart as per your requirement.
5. Select the dimension and measure from your table .Take the reference from the below attached screen shot –
6. Your chart object is ready. You may publish it . There is a again a fundamental of stream . Here you can give the previlages to other user . They can only view you chart if you give the permission.
Extension in Qlik Sense –
You can get custom chart in qlik sense which you can easily get on Git Hub .You can also create your own extension and import on Qlik .
Qlik Sense Vs Qlikview-
Qlik sense is based on self mode analytics .In the opposite , We have to guide Qlikview for Analytics .See In Qlik Sense it can automatically create synthetic keys which can make relationship . Along with it user also have the right to alter them . You can go to the Tab Data load Editor . Here you will find the script . I found it similar with SQL .The below screen has an outlook for it. have a look –
I hope , This Qlik sense tutorial may help you to build your first app with Qlik sense .In case you want to certify yourself with Qlik sense . There is some thing positive for you , go for qlik sense certification.
Along with this , you should explore more on other skills required for a complete data scientist . If you are looking for machine learning , go for Introduction to Machine Learning .
Tableau vs Qlik Sense –
I know you are waiting for it. One of the most popular question is Analytics world . Its open ended in most data science communities . In my view , As I have experienced Tableau is good to use specially it s quite easy . Where I found Qlik sense more powerful BI Tool . If you look into Qlik sense features , Features are more in numbers as well as it can be easily go for customization .In the End , I will simply say , I love Qlik sense . If you find this content Please do not forget to be our subscriber . In case , If you have any query , Please write us . You can also comment us .
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