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Predictive Analytics Using Rattle and Qlik Sense by Ferran Garcia Pagans

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Exploring the data with Qlik Sense

We've seen in previous chapters how to load data into Qlik Sense and how to create charts. In this chapter, we'll discuss different charts, but we're not going to describe how to load the data and how to create charts. In this section, we will build a Qlik Sense application using the data contained in the day.csv file. Before starting to build the application, we will explore it.

Checking for temporal patterns

We can start creating a chart to see the evolution of the number of rentals, as shown in the following screenshot. We've used a bar chart with the variable dteday as Dimension and sum(cnt), the total number of users, as Measure:

In the bar chart, we usually use the measure to order the bars. If we use a bar ...

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