QlikView Recipes
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QlikView Recipes

Master QlikView concepts by bit size recipes of tips and tricks.

About the Book

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QlikView Recipes is a collection of tips, tricks, challenges across all work area of QlikView design, development and deployment.

This is a work in progress and every week 1 chapter will be added. 

NOTE:  This is not a beginners level book.  Some basic knowledge of QlikView is assumed to work effectively with this book.

Chapters Published:




Section 0 - Introduction

Section 1 – Scripting and Reusable functions  


1.  Automatically create variables from script. 

2.  Automatically create QVD’s from the data sources. 

Section 2 – Charts  


3.  Fast Change Chart Using Action button (Macro) 

4.  Ad Hoc Analysis 

Section 3 – Date and Time 


3.  Use floor() function to reduce number of unwanted records in date field.  

4.  NetworkDays() Get the number of working days  

5.  Get working days including Saturday 

6.  Load Date data from text files/inline in the correct format.  

7.  Select date between two variables (start and end) 

About the Authors

Rajesh Pillai
Rajesh Pillai

I am the Co-Founder of Algorisys Technologies where we specialize in providing solutions using Open source stack inlcuding but not limited to, MS technologies, HTML5, javascript, ruby on rails, nodejs, react, angular etc.  I have about 22+ years of overall software development experience covering major roles across different verticals.

My free early access tutorials are hosted at https://teachyourselfcoding.com/

I blog at https://teachyourselfcoding.com/blog

My video tutorials are at https://www.youtube.com/tekacademylabs

My LinkedIn profile is at http://in.linkedin.com/in/pillairajesh/

Table of Contents

QlikView Recipes

1.  Customizing Fast Type Change

2.  Ad Hoc Analysis

3.  Macros and automation

4.  Set Analysis in Detail

5.  QlikView best practices

6.  Incremental Load (Scenarios and implemenation)

7.  Advanced data modelling

8.  Date Time best practices

9.  Calendars

10.  Advanced Chart Functions

11.  Custom Functions

The above is a brief TOC and will likely be updated.

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