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Creating Stunning Dashboards with QlikView by Swizec Teller

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Foreword

I will start with a confession: there is a past version of me that would have questioned the very publishing of a tome devoted to creating dashboards (much less to creating stunning dashboards). Why would we need an entire book on something as trivial as "formatting"? This is the easy stuff… right?

Indeed, I thought of myself as a serious data guy (and a semiserious coder). I had no time for such trivialities as RGB minutiae, pixel-perfect layout, and style sheets; and admittedly, my deliverables looked lousy! I probably violated every design principle in "the book" and perhaps even invented a few new ones.

In retrospect I realize this, but at the time, I was all about the numbers and a beautiful, symmetric data model. That's what pure ...

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