Creating the app

We can think of a QlikView document as being composed of two major elements:

  • The dataset that the user analyzes: This is the backend of our QlikView document and includes all of the source tables needed to build a data model, as well as the logic to update its source data.
  • The user interface through which the user analyzes the data: This is the frontend of our analytical app and includes the objects contained in he document (like a listbox to make selections and filter data), or the charts and tables used to visualize the information.

In hand with the elements described above, we will break the construction of our QlikView document into two major phases:

  • Constructing the data model
  • Designing the user interface

However, before moving ...

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