Introducing our open source initiative and RxQAP

Here at Axis Group, we’ve been fans of the Qlik Sense APIs since the days when it was called Next. We’ve spent countless hours pouring through API documentation as we’ve played with the exciting possibilities for extending the Qlik Analytics Platform for ourselves and our clients. Through those efforts, we’ve learned a lot about the…

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Scripting for the long haul

You know how Qlik recommends creating custom properties to ease administration of security rules in Qlik Sense? In a conceptually similar way, I am realizing the wisdom of creating flags to encompass business rules in the transform layer, whereas I might have otherwise done it differently before. For instance, at one customer, there are several business…

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Lasso filtering in Qlik Sense Extensions

A few months ago I created a lasso plugin for D3 that mimics the lasso functionality available in Qlik Sense out-of-the-box charts. The ultimate goal in building the plugin was to use it in Qlik Sense Extensions to enable selections in the same way the out of the box charts function. Recently, Brian Booden and…

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US Choropleth Using QlikView Pivot Table

We had some conversations internally around the idea that it might be easier to read a choropleth if the regions on it (in this case US states) were all a uniform size and shape. It is possible to do this using QlikView’s standard pivot table. Here I’ll explain how to set this up and provide…

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Hands-On Workshop (Hollywood, FL): Unleash Your Intuition

Learn How to Bring Your Data to Life Imagine an analytical tool so intuitive, anyone in your company could easily create personalized reports and dynamic dashboards to explore vast amounts of data to find meaningful insights. That’s Qlik® Sense – a revolutionary self-service data visualization and discovery application designed for individuals, groups, and organizations. Please join us for a…

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We’re hiring QlikView consultants

Apologies for the lag between posts lately, but we at Axis Group are ridiculously busy…in a good way. In fact, we could use the help of some additional experienced QlikView consultants, if you’re looking for an opportunity with our company. We’re hiring both engineer- and architect-level positions. Required QlikView knowledge Recommended Ability to use Tuftean…

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d3vl extension and updates to senseUtils

d3vl I’ve uploaded a new extension to GitHub called the d3 visualization library, or d3vl for short. It is a collection of 30 examples from the d3js.org gallery incorporated into a single Qlik Sense extension. The goal is to show how easily d3 can be integrated with Qlik Sense. View a demo of the d3vl…

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Mastering QlikView Book Review

Stephen Redmond is a QlikView expert, as indicated by his book Mastering QlikView in which he clearly illustrates myriad advanced techniques from data modeling and performance tuning to expression writing and visualization best practices. While there is a disclaimer in the beginning of the book that the content caters to more advanced QlikView developers, I…

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