Tableau

Better Tableau REST API Security with Personal Access Tokens

Currently authentication of the REST API in Tableau is handled with personal login details. In order to authenticate you need to send your credentials, however in 2019.4 we also get the ability to use Personal Access Tokens. A new addition to the developer toolkit which means you don't need to expose your password!

Read
Tableau

Off the hook! Automating Tableau with Webhooks

Tableau version 2019.4 will see the introduction of webhooks in the Tableau platform. Webhooks allow you to connect Tableau to your apps. This means that an action in Tableau can trigger another app.

Read
Alteryx

How to integrate Alteryx with Slack

In this blog post I will explain how you can integrate Alteryx with Slack. This integration means you can interact with your Alteryx Gallery from within your Slack environment. This example includes slash commands to find a list of workflows in your Gallery and the ability to execute a workflow with said slash command.

Read