Since Tableau switched its release schedule to a quarterly cadence, there has been a steady and frequent flow of innovations. In this post, we will show two recently added features that elevate spatial analytics to the next level: Map Layers (2020.4) and Snowflake Geospatial Support (2021.1).

Before the release of…

Tableau is a complex platform with tons of APIs for analysts, developers, and platform administrators. If you are a server admin, most probably you’ve already used REST API for basic stuff like managing users and contents. …

Concurrent VizQL Sessions from JMX in InfluxDB/Grafana

Telegraf is a great tool to collect information from thousands of different sources, but sometimes you need to complete it with other tools due to source limitations. …

Did you enjoy our previous post about frameworks & layouts in Tableau? Here we continue that thread by exploring how applying those rules can improve your overall design through some practical examples on padding and dashboard sizes.

Selecting the right dashboard size

Before we jump into the importance of padding, there are a few things…

We, at the Starschema Dataviz Team, work a lot with data and information design every day. Our main goal is to make our data visualization output effective, accessible, and provide accurate information to our customers.

With this in mind, we created a Data Visualization Design Guide to serve as a…

Anyone who has learned Tableau online (via Udemy or any other similar platform) did the Hans Rosling chart as an exercise. So did I, and I felt it was time to do justice to that old visualization. …

At this year’s Tableau Conference, I tried to stay on the safe side and show mostly Tableau supported solutions: visualizations on real-time data, Jupyer Notebook like experiences and so on. I had only one exception, my “Tableau Extensions Add-ons” microframework that allowed me to show use cases like synchronized scrolling

We all have our own Tableau Conference habits. Mine is to participate in the first-day hackathon, build something super cool that nobody understands and in the end win nothing. Tableau 2019 was no exception. Earlier this year, our team won the NYC Tableau Hackathon — and I had almost nothing…

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If you’re a Tableau administrator or author, your life is going to get a lot easier. For Tableau Server deployments, particularly large ones, managing your data can be complicated. Under the hood, large Tableau deployments integrate data from many sources with varying attributes and quality. Have you ever wondered where…

A map of Budapest. Source: https://hebstreits.com/product/budapest-hungary-downtown-vector-map/

Ever wondered how to draw a map of less common geographical areas? Perhaps even colour them based on some data? This is the first in a series of two tutorials that show you how to build this from scratch! First, you need to construct the border of your polygons —…

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