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Pro Tableau

A Step-by-Step Guide

  • Seema Acharya
  • Subhashini Chellappan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Seema Acharya, Subhashini Chellappan
    Pages 1-48
  3. Seema Acharya, Subhashini Chellappan
    Pages 49-120
  4. Seema Acharya, Subhashini Chellappan
    Pages 121-236
  5. Seema Acharya, Subhashini Chellappan
    Pages 237-319
  6. Seema Acharya, Subhashini Chellappan
    Pages 321-431
  7. Seema Acharya, Subhashini Chellappan
    Pages 433-493
  8. Seema Acharya, Subhashini Chellappan
    Pages 495-545
  9. Seema Acharya, Subhashini Chellappan
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  10. Seema Acharya, Subhashini Chellappan
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  11. Seema Acharya, Subhashini Chellappan
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  12. Seema Acharya, Subhashini Chellappan
    Pages 795-833
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 835-845

About this book

Introduction

Leverage the power of visualization in business intelligence and data science to make quicker and better decisions. Use statistics and data mining to make compelling and interactive dashboards.  This book will help those familiar with Tableau software chart their journey to being a visualization expert.

Pro Tableau demonstrates the power of visual analytics and teaches you how to:

• Connect to various data sources such as spreadsheets, text files, relational databases (Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, etc.), non-relational databases (NoSQL such as MongoDB, Cassandra), R data files, etc.

• Write your own custom SQL, etc.

• Perform statistical analysis in Tableau using R

• Use a multitude of charts (pie, bar, stacked bar, line, scatter plots, dual axis, histograms, heat maps, tree maps, highlight tables, box and whisker, etc.)

What you’ll learn:

• How to connect to various data sources such as relational databases (Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL), non-relational databases (NoSQL such as MongoDB, Cassandra), write your own custom SQL, join and blend data sources, etc.

• How to leverage table calculations (moving average, year over year growth, LOD (Level of Detail), etc.

• How to integrate Tableau with R

• How to tell a compelling story with data by creating highly interactive dashboards

Keywords

Tableau Data Visualisation R Quick Table calculations String Calculation Number Calculation Data Calculation Chart Forms Integration with R Measure Names Measure Data

Authors and affiliations

  • Seema Acharya
    • 1
  • Subhashini Chellappan
    • 2
  1. 1.PuneIndia
  2. 2.BangaloreIndia

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