Tableau

How to quickly scaffold a Tableau Extensions Manifest file

One of the first things you need to do when you start developing a Tableau Extension is to create a manifest file. Until now there was no quick way to quickly create this file. You had to go the the Tableau Github page and copy the contents of the sample file. However, after some quick dev-ing I created a CLI (command line interface) tool that you can use to rapidly scaffold such a file.

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Tableau

Web Data Connector for Tableau Public

Tableau Public is a great platform for showcasing your data visualisations. Now you can also start analysing the data about all your visualisations with a new web data connector (WDC) that I created. With the Tableau Public WDC you will be able to get insight into the number of views, favourites and other information related to your published dashboards.

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JavaScript

Resources for learning JavaScript: Udemy

Very often I get the question where should I start if I want to learn JavaScript? Besides recommending a few online courses I don't have much to fall back on. In the next few posts I have therefore collated all the resources that I have used (and still use) to learn JavaScript. One of the most structured ways of learning JavaScript is to do an online course. In this blog post I have highlighted the Udemy courses that I used in order to learn more about web technologies and JavaScript.

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