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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Your Axis Doesn’t Always Have to Start at Zero

Recently, Justin Fox of Harvard Business Review shared a chart about law school enrollment that he found interesting: this is a pretty amazing chart http://t.co/zBUPxdY3oH pic.twitter.com/w5ivEM4KhQ — Justin Fox (@foxjust) December 12, 2014 The chart shows how law school enrollment has seen a relatively drastic decline in the last 3 years. You may have noticed…

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New senseUtils feature: filterPanel

click for live demo I’ve added a new component to senseUtils called filterPanel. filterPanel allows a user to define a list of fields in a Qlik Sense application. The object will then generate all of the list objects, retrieve the data from the Qlik Sense server, and build or update the existing filterPanel UI. The…

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lasso.js, a D3 plugin for custom drawn brushing

Inspired by Qlik Sense’s lasso tool, I’ve built a lasso tool for D3 that accomplishes similar functionality. The lasso takes in a d3 selection of elements that are lasso-eligible and allows a user to draw a custom path around those elements. Elements are tagged based on whether they are inside or outside the loops. Custom…

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Shakespeare’s Work Emails

From McSweeney’s: There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than will fit in our engagement strategy. Hath ye spied that client feedback? It is an email Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing.

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Tutorial: How to Build a Qlik Sense Extension with D3

The new Qlik Sense APIs make it extremely simple to build extensions that produce new visualizations. A common source of these visualizations is d3.js, a powerful javascript library for visualizing data. The following tutorial will show how to create an extension using existing d3 code. The tutorial will go into a bit of detail, so…

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