How Tableau visualizations can be viewed

Tableau desktop is used to create visualizations in Tableau. What is Visualization Visualization means pictorial representation of data. This representation can be in the form of charts,tables,maps and so on. Visualization helps in gaining understanding of the data. Using Tableau desktop, developer connects to data, preps the data according to the user requirements and creates various visualizations. […]

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How Tableau connects to data

Tableau can connect to a variety of datasources in different ways. Tableau provides native connections to multiple datasources. Tableau can connect to the following datasources 1. Tableau can connect to datasources directly by creating a connection. 2. Tableau can connect to datasources as Live or Extract 3. Extract is a data snapshot,  it creates a TDE(Tableau Data Extract) file. […]

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Tableau Dashboards

Tableau is a great visualization application. Tableau helps in extracting data from variety of data sources and present it in the form of Tables,Charts and Maps. Tableau helps in answering business questions effectively. Tableau knowledge is important for both business users and developers. Tableau presents excellent career opportunities. As volume of data is increasing, so […]

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Important keywords in Tableau

Tableau is an awesome tool for creating visualizations. A developer will use Tableau desktop to create charts,tables and maps. Before starting on Tableau development, it is good know the important keywords and concepts as used in Tableau.  Important Keywords in Tableau 1. Data – When you launch Tableau desktop , the first thing you do, […]

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