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A Journey to My First Published Extension

Like Karl Pover, I’m curious to learn more about writing Qlik Sense extensions and other opportunities to use the Sense APIs.   I’ve created some throwaway examples in class, usually working directly in the Sense/Extensions directory. I found I reached the point where I wanted to get a bit more ...
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Boston Masters Summit

The next  Masters Summit for Qlik event will be in Boston on October 23-15, 2017. Designed for Qlik Developers who have basic skills and experience,  the Summit presents three days of intense hands-on sessions in topics such as Advanced Scripting, Data Modeling, Advanced Aggregation and Set Analysis, and Visualization Techniques, applicable to ...
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Cookbook Tools Updates

Just a quick note about some recent updates to the Tools available on QlikViewCookbook.com QV Document Analyzer V3.5  Added new computed field, “Expression Table Count” that identifies how many tables are involved in a given expression.  Expressions that use data from more than one table typically run slower then those ...
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Vizlib: Innovation and Agility

Summary:  As a provider of Qlik Sense visualization extensions Vizlib promises to blend the innovation and agility of open source with the reliability of commercial software..  The pace of delivery for visualization in Qlik Sense has been disappointing to some.  Thanks to rich open APIs in QS, much of the slack ...
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Dual Storage vs Dual Behavior

Summary: The Dual() function stores both string and numeric representations of a value.  “Implied Duals”  such as Dates, store only the numeric portion and apply the string mask as needed. In some circumstances such as un-optimized QVD loads, implied duals can get converted to “full duals” using storage unnecessarily. In ...
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