Free eBook - Learning Tableau 2019 - Third Edition

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By Joshua N. Milligan
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  1. Section 1: Tableau Foundations

About this book

Tableau is the gold standard of business intelligence and visual analytics tools in every industry. It enables rapid data visualization and interpretation with charts, graphs, dashboards, and much more. Updated with the latest features of Tableau, this book takes you from the foundations of the Tableau 2019 paradigm through to advanced topics.

This third edition of the bestselling guide by Tableau Zen Master, Joshua Milligan, will help you come to grips with updated features, such as set actions and transparent views. Beginning with installation, you'll create your first visualizations with Tableau and then explore practical examples and advanced techniques. You'll create bar charts, tree maps, scatterplots, time series, and a variety of other visualizations. Next, you'll discover techniques to overcome challenges presented by data structure and quality and engage in effective data storytelling and decision making with business critical information. Finally, you'll be introduced to Tableau Prep, and learn how to use it to integrate and shape data for analysis.

By the end of this book, you will be equipped to leverage the powerful features of Tableau 2019 for decision making.

Publication date:
March 2019


Section 1: Tableau Foundations

This section lays the foundations for data visualization in Tableau. It provides an overview of the interface and terminology, explains data connections, and covers a wide variety of visualization types.

This section consists of the following chapters:

About the Author

  • Joshua N. Milligan

    Joshua N. Milligan is a Hall of Fame Tableau Zen Master and 2017 Iron Viz Global finalist. His passion is training, mentoring, and helping people gain insights and make decisions based on their data through data visualization using Tableau, and data cleaning and structuring using Tableau Prep. He is a principal consultant at Teknion Data Solutions, where he has served clients in numerous industries since 2004.

    Joshua and his wife have four children and currently reside in Tulsa.

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Latest Reviews

(7 reviews total)
The (downloaded) examples do not function (are missing the visual components).
Great material with great visuals
great price for technical books and lifetime access.

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