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Getting Started with Tableau 2018.x

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  • Discover new functionalities such as density, extensions, and transparency introduced in Tableau 2018.x
  • Connect tables and make transformations such as pivoting the field and splitting columns
  • Build an efficient data source for your analysis
  • Design insightful data visualization using different mark types and properties
  • Build powerful dashboards and stories
  • Share your work and interact with Tableau Server
  • Use Tableau to explore your data and find new insights
  • Explore Tableau's advanced features and gear up for upcoming challenges

Tableau is one of the leading business intelligence tools used worldwide, in organizations of every scale. In its latest release, Tableau 2018 promises richer and more useful features related to visual analytics, reporting, dashboarding, and a host of other data visualization aspects. Getting Started with Tableau 2018.x will get you up and running with these features.

The book starts with all the new functionalities of the different Tableau 2018 versions, along with concrete examples of how to use them. However, if you're new to Tableau, don't worry! The rest of the book will guide you through each major aspect of Tableau with examples. You'll learn how to connect to data, build a data source, visualize your data, build a dashboard, and share it online. In the final chapters, you'll also learn advanced techniques such as creating a cross-database join, data blending, and more.

By the end of the book, you will have a firm understanding of how to effectively use Tableau to create quick, cost-effective, and business-efficient business intelligence solutions.

  • Explore all the new features of Tableau 2018.x
  • Begin your Tableau journey by understanding its core functionalities
  • Apply advanced techniques such as data blending and parameters to make the best of Tableau
Page Count 396
Course Length 11 hours 52 minutes
Date Of Publication 27 Sep 2018
Understanding the Data Source
Refresh a Data Source and deal with changes
Field customization and default properties
Groups, Sets, and Bins
Creating a visualization the automatic and manual way
 The different Mark types
Mark properties


Tristan Guillevin

Tristan Guillevin is a true data lover who likes to share his passion. He graduated from engineering school in 2015. During these years, he went to Burkina Faso to teach computer science in schools around the country. The will to share and help people never left him since then. He started his professional life as a consultant at Actinvision, where he discovered Tableau. Soon, data visualization became a passion that has taken him around the world. In 2017, he won the Iron Viz (the ultimate data visualization battle organized by Tableau every year) in Las Vegas. Since his winning, he helps people with Tableau by making webinars, conferences, blog articles, and finally, this book! He's currently working at Ogury as a business analyst.