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Pro Tableau: A Step-by-Step Guide by Subhashini Chellappan, Seema Acharya

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© Seema Acharya and Subhashini Chellappan 2017

Seema Acharya and Subhashini Chellappan, Pro Tableau, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2352-9_11

11. Integration of Tableau with R

Seema Acharya and Subhashini Chellappan2

(1)Pune, Maharashtra, India

(2)Bangalore, Karnataka, India

The last chapter introduced us to dashboards in Tableau. We learned to create interactive dashboards and tell stories using data. This chapter will introduce us to the integration of Tableau with R.

R is an open-source statistical analysis tool. Tableau Desktop can connect to R through calculated fields and leverage the benefits provided by R functions, libraries, and packages. These calculations dynamically invoke the R engine and pass values to R via the Rserve package, and return the computed ...

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