QViewer: A Powerful, Light and Fast QVD Viewer for QlikView Ninjas

QViewer: A Powerful, Light and Fast QVD Viewer for QlikView Ninjas

 

I am a QlikView Ninja!

QlikView Ninjas can quickly slice and dice QVDs with exacting precision. How do I do this with the skill of a Ninja?

Well, I use my Ninja Sword of course! In this case, my blade of choice is a finely crafted weapon forged from the hands of the developers at EasyQlik. This weapon is called QViewer. In today’s post, we will go through some great use-cases for QViewer.

What is QViewer?

QViewer is developed by Dmitry Gudkov, a friend of LivingQlik, a blogger in his own right over at BI Review, and a developer of tools like QViewer and EasyMorph.

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How To: QlikView Running Counts Using FirstSortedValue

How To: QlikView Running Counts Using FirstSortedValue

I can tell you from first-hand experience, getting running counts or balances to calculate accurately in QlikView is not easy. There are data model concerns and then complicated aggregations to deal with. In this post, I will give you a front-end solution “template” for handling running balances in QlikView discussing the nuances with a few use-cases. I will focus on the use of the FirstSortedValue and Aggr functions.

This will work in both QlikView and Qlik Sense. You can download the application I used along with the spreadsheet source here.

Running Balances: Use Cases Full of Nuance

From a front-end perspective, running counts have not generally been a “one size fits all” solution.

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QlikView vs Qlik Sense: Are We at the Tipping Point?

QlikView vs Qlik Sense: Are We at the Tipping Point?

Much was made about Qlik Sense when it first arrived on the scene. I found MANY posts about Qlik Sense’s arrival including a post I wrote for LivingQlik over two years ago. Now that the dust has settled, Qlik Sense has been deployed with many of our customers and the product has been through several updates, I have gained a new perspective on the tool.

It is time for another post on the topic because I have come to realize…We have reached the “Tipping Point”. Qlik Sense is now the tool of choice. How do I know this?  

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