The Startup
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The Startup

TabPy + Heroku = Tableau Online

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  • The first step is to create a fork of TabPy to configure TabPy with authentication (not set by default) and to require username and password
  • The second step is to deploy your forked TabPy in Heroku
  • The final step is to enable the analytics extension in your Tableau Online site.
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  • In your Tableau Online site, go to Settings and select the Extensions tab.
  • In the Analytics Extensions section, check the option to Enable analytics extension for site and Create new connection.
  • For Connection Type, select TabPy/Analytics Extension and fill up the Hostname with the URL to the deployed Heroku app (in this example tabpy-x-tableau-online.herokuapp.com) and use Port 443 to force secure connection (HTTPS).
  • Finally, insert the Username and Password.

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