Tutorial - Scripting for beginners
Welcome to this tutorial, which will introduce you to basic scripting in Qlik Sense.
Before you can create visualizations in your app in Qlik Sense, you have to load your data. Knowing how to use load scripts allows you to prepare and manipulate your data when you load it into your app.
You can load data using the data manager or the data load editor. You use the data load editor when you want to create, edit and run a data load script.
What you will learn
After completing this tutorial, you should be comfortable with loading data using scripts, editing scripts, and transforming data.
Who should take this course
You should be familiar with the basics of Qlik Sense. That is, you have created apps and visualizations.
You require access to the data load editor and should be allowed to load data in Qlik Sense Enterprise on Kubernetes.
What you need to do before you start
Download this package and unzip it on your desktop:
The package contains the following data files that you need to complete the tutorial.
Additionally, the package contains a copy of the Scripting Tutorial app. You can upload the app to your hub in Qlik Sense Enterprise SaaS.
We recommend building the app yourself as described in the tutorial to maximize your learning. Additionally, you would have to upload and connect to your data files as described in the tutorial for the data loads to work.
However, if you run into problems, the app may help you troubleshoot. We have indicated which script segments are associated with each lesson.
Lessons in this tutorial
Depending on your experience with Qlik Sense, this tutorial should take 3-4 hours to complete. The topics are designed to be completed in sequence. However, you can step away and return at any time. There are, mercifully, no tests.
Further reading and resources
- Qlik offers a wide variety of resources when you want to learn more.
- Qlik Sense online help is available.
- Training, including free online courses, is available in the Qlik Continuous Classroom.
- Discussion forums, blogs, and more can be found in Qlik Community.
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