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Masters Summit Stockholm

The 16th edition of the Masters Summit for Qlik will take place 1-5 April 2019  at the Stockholm City Conference Centre .  Our goal at this  hands on education event is to “Take your Qlik skills to the next level”  to make you more productive and increase the business value of your ...
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Qlik Sense Document Analyzer v1.4

Version 1.4 of the Qlik Sense Document Analyzer (QSDA) tool is now available for download here. If you are not familiar with QSDA, it’s a free application profiling tool for Qlik Sense that can help you identify items such as unused fields, poorly performing expressions and data model problems. I’m ...
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Loading Varying Column Names

Summary:  A script pattern to wildcard load from multiple files when the column names vary and you want to harmonize the final fieldnames.  Download example file here. I’m sometimes wondering “what’s the use case for the script ALIAS statement?”.  Here’s a useful example. Imagine you have a number of text ...
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Art of the Possible: Dynamic Values

One of my goals in doing presentations and classes on Qlik Sense APIs is to get people to see the “Art of the Possible” — that is, seeing what opportunities may exist in your organization to leverage the power of the associative engine and the Sense APIs, beyond the standard ...
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Does Data Sort Order Impact Chart Calc Time?

Lately I’ve been digging into an old Qlik performance question.  How much impact, if any, does the order of Qlik data tables have on chart calc time?  My experience is that for a chart or aggr() cube with a lot of dimension values,  ordering of rows by dimension values can ...
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Recipes for Qlikview Success