Continuing from my experience with Tableaus Coder Initiative, I returned to working with the Tableau Rest API. This post examines a generic use case for plausibility. Salesforce Superstore Data Source I started with the Salesforce Superstore data source, a sample data source offered by Tableau. I did a little bit of exploration and found that it might be interesting … [Read more...] about Tableau Rest API Exploration
Tableau Coders Initiative
In the last technology post, I mentioned that I'd be perusing through some of the concepts brought up in the Tableau Coders Initiative. This blog article goes through their first four videos and includes some insights on how/where to go if you're struggling. I will also provide some additional fun tidbits of knowledge as, I mean, why not? The Tableau Coders Initiative … [Read more...] about Tableau Coders Initiative
This week we're a little late on our technology newsletter. I had high hopes for checking out DOMO, a business intelligence web application. I don't know what they are beyond that. They rejected my request for a free trial, which means No Domo. Pretty Woman in Domo If you want a free trial with Domo, you're required to enter a business e-mail. This is not an unusual … [Read more...] about No DOMO
Avocado Shortage or What?
Is there going to be an avocado shortage or what? It's always a nice surprise to be reminded of my time at Thinkful. A friend of mine recently made the following exclamation: Here's a link to story. Avocado Past In and on the dataworld, there is an avocado dataset. Within the data science community, there are multiple version of this dataset floating around, … [Read more...] about Avocado Shortage or What?
I was introduced to the NPPES database last week and decided to carry the NPPES Exploration into the weekend. The dataset is quite large and it's definitely another box of woe. For those interested, the dataset can be found at the following web address: https://nppes.cms.hhs.gov. It is over 7 gigabytes and refused to open. Since I was having such difficulty … [Read more...] about NPPES Exploration