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Hi! I'm Andre

I'm a Solutions Engineer who predominantly works with analytics tools such as Tableau & Alteryx. I'm an AWS Certified Developer and a Tableau DataDev Ambassador. I like to write & teach about data analytics, web development & the cloud.

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    The Basics of using Docker

    Docker is a great tool for creating, running and deploying your applications but it can all be a bit overwhelming. This blog post looks at some of the Docker concepts that should help you get started with this platform.
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    NEW! The easiest way to embed Tableau into Salesforce

    At The Information Lab, we have lots of Tableau users and customers that are interested in integrating the power of their interactive data visualisations with Salesforce. This has always been possible but it needed a little bit of coding wizardry to embed Tableau in a Salesforce page. Therefore this was not accessible for everyone. But this has changed! You can now use the easy to configure drag and drop Lightning Web Component (LWC) that Tableau has just released! Let's take a look at this new feature in this blog post.
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    How to schedule an AWS Lambda function

    Efficiently and easily automating tasks and pieces of code is super important for those that want to stay productive. I'm a huge fan of scheduling my workloads so I don't need to look after tedious and repetitive tasks. Thanks to Amazon EventBridge (a.k.a. CloudWatch events) we can easily create rules for our Lambda functions and schedule them whenever we want.

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