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Tableau Cookbook – Recipes for Data Visualization by Shweta Sankhe-Savale

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Chapter 1. Keep Calm and Say Hello to Tableau

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Starting with Tableau Desktop
  • Introduction to My Tableau Repository and connecting to the sample data source
  • Building our first visualization and understanding the Tableau workspace
  • Saving a Tableau workbook

Introduction

Earlier, in the preface, we saw the various products that are available under Tableau's product suite. The focus of this book will be on Tableau Desktop, the UI authoring tool of Tableau that will help us analyze and visualize our data. So, let's get started by familiarizing ourselves with Tableau Desktop.

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