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Load Master Items in Script?

At the Masters Summit for Qlik, I always try to show something new and cool.  At past events I’ve shown things like Alexa selections in Qlik Sense and the new Document Analyzer for Qlik Sense. So what do I have lined up for the upcoming Amsterdam and Washington DC events? In ...
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Using JSON as HyperCube Data Payload

Summary: In this post I suggest a case for formatting measures as JSON to allow for easy consumption in an Engine-API webapp. In a recent customer webapp project with my partners at Websy, I found that using JSON for data in Qlik hypercubes was a useful technique. The app displays an overview of metrics collected throughout ...
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A Common SSE Plugin Project

Summary: I introduce qcb-qlik-sse, a community Server Side Extension to share custom Qlik functions.  At the Masters Summit for Qlik, I dive into several different methods of creating reusable script and custom functions.  In QlikView we have the ability to write custom functions using VbScript/Jscript in the qvw Module. Custom ...
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Script Interpretation and Evaluation

Summary: Qlik Script is both interpreted and evaluated. Understanding the meaning of these terms is useful in writing advanced script and understanding why some script “tricks” work and others don’t. In my Advanced Scripting session at the Masters Summit for Qlik, I sometimes begin with the question “What does $() ...
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Form Input and Commenting in Qlik

A common desire from Qlik customers over the years has been the ability to interactively edit data on a QV sheet and persist the changes in Qlik or maybe write back to another system. As Martin Mahler of VizLib describes it “turning a one-way data street into a two-way street”. Sometimes the ...
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