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Mastering Tableau by David Baldwin

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Tableau Server web authoring environment

Web authoring is a Tableau Server feature introduced in 8.0 that provides an interface for authoring that is similar to Tableau Desktop. Originally, the web authoring interface was quite limited but more features are introduced with each version. Thus the capability gap between the Tableau Server web authoring environment and Tableau Desktop have shrunk. To mention a couple of examples of continuing improvements, in Tableau 10 the web authoring environment provides robust capabilities for creating and applying table calculations and also provides capabilities for creating dashboards, though the dashboard functionality is still fairly rudimentary. At the time of writing, some features are still missing altogether ...

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