What’s new in Qlik Sense November 2017?

Qlik API governance policy

As part of Qlik's API strategy, the API governance policy include guidelines around the stability of the APIs and how to handle deprecation of existing APIs.

The API strategy is to be fully transparent and predictable because partners and customers need to be able to plan and rely in their investments on top of the Qlik Sense APIs.

Engine API

New method: GetBaseBNFString

A new method has been added that gets the current Backus-Naur Form (BNF) grammar of the Qlik engine scripting language, as well as a string hash calculated from that grammar.

GetBaseBNFString method

New method: GetFieldValues

A new method has been added that retrieves the values of a field.

GetFieldValues method

New struct: BookmarkFieldPage

A new definition has been added that defines the range of the bookmark fields that are returned

BookmarkFieldPage struct

Creating visualizations on the fly

New and updated examples

New and updated examples of how to create visualizations on the fly using the Visualization API and the qlik-visual web-component has been added to the documentation. The documentation now include examples for creating any supported visualization type on the fly.

Creating visualizations on the fly

New visualization type: listbox

A new visualization type has been made public, the list box, which is the most basic sheet object. It contains a list of all possible values of a specific field.

Visualization API: listbox properties

qlik-visual: listbox properties

Create visualizations on the fly: listboxes

Capability APIs

ODAG navigation bar updates for getObject method

The app.getObject method has been updated to support the On-demand App Generation (ODAG) navigation bar.

app.getObject method

getProductVersion method deprecated

The global.getProductVersion method has been deprecated. Use About API: System info: Get instead.

golbal.getProductVersion method

New struct: BookmarkFieldPage

A new definition has been added that defines the range of the bookmark fields that are returned

BookmarkFieldPage struct

enigma.js 2.0

enigma.js is an open sourced client library that communicates with Qlik Sense backend services. This update adds capabilities to monitor the cloud.

enigma.js (GitHub)