Extensions & Integration

QlikSense Extension: ios toggle switch to Lock/Unlock/Clear

QlikSense extension object which resembles iOS toggle switch. This object will do the following: Lock/Unlock Specific Fields Lock/Unlock and Clear User Selections for Specific Fields Lock/Unlock on All Fields Lock/Inlock and Clear All Selections Custom Object Label Custom Object Label Formatting Note: To Lock/Unlock specific fields based on the user selections. You need to create(…)

QlikSense Slider Object for Variables

I hope you’re doing well!? I had been busy with newborn and work. Sorry, I couldn’t write a blog post for a few months now. Finally, I started building QlikSense extensions/visualisations. A few days back, I’ve built “Sense-Variable-Slider” extension; which I’ve fully tested on Chrome browser. It works on IE but yucks! Well, who wants(…)

Javascript <> Java

Many QlikView developers are confused between Java and JavaScript. Many still thinks that JavaScript is part of Java platform, which is not true. While I was interviewing, I had seen some QlikView developers saying that they know Java and claim to have extensive experience writing extensions from scratch. In reality, they mean JavaScript. This will most likely backfire(…)

Qlik Weekly Updates – December 29th 2014 Edition

1. 2015 Technology Predictions: Qlik on Big Data: James Richardson, Business Analytics Strategist at Qlik makes following predictions about Big Data.  Prediction No. 1: “Information activism” will emerge Prediction No. 2: Data will come from external sources, not just internal Prediction No. 3: Data without borders will be possible Prediction No. 4: Governed data discovery will(…)

Qlik Weekly Updates – August 18th 2014 Edition

1. Launch of QlikSense in business world:  I’m sure you already know it! Qlik launched new product called “QlikSense”. There are loads of blog posts by top bloggers and dozens of getting started tutorials on QlikCommunity. As technology enthusiast, you might be focusing on the features, functionality and comparison with other competitive products. However, it’s(…)

QlikView Developer Skill Set

QlikView developers come from different backgrounds & skills. Generally speaking, we can divide QlikView developers into two categories: Organic & Tailor-made. Organic QlikView developers come from one of the streams – Traditional BI/ETL Developer, Database Developer, Data Analyst, Excel Developer, Web Developer, Test Analyst, Business Analyst and a DBA. Coming from one of these streams(…)

Google Analytics API integration within QlikView (Part 1)

As promised, I have created a series of video tutorials on how to integrate Google Analytics (ga) data within QlikView. This is the first part and in this video I’ll provide high-level overview on Google Analytics architecture. As mentioned in the video, I’d strongly recommend using QV Source because they have done great job with QlikView API(…)

How to add the Google Maps extension objects in QlikView?

Hello, Today I’ll show you how to add the google maps extension object in QlikView. Extension objects are only supported by Ajax client and webview mode in QlikView desktop edition. Extension objects provide additional power to QlikView. By using extension objects within QlikView users don’t have to switch to different source to get full information.(…)