Trying out Web Data Connector In Tableau

Having been looking forward to the Web Data Connector from the announcement at last years Tableau conference, I am currently enjoying trying out the Beta. With just some simple JavaScript you can wrap any web data into something directly accessible from the Data connections tab within Tableau. Starting with something I am familiar with, I thought…

Connecting Tableau to Web Data (part 2) – Quandl

My main goal is to connect Tableau in an easy way to my company’s Asp.Net WebAPI site. We use JSON as our interchange format between server code (C#) and the client code (JavaScript and HTML). While that data is only available within my company network it is easy enough to find some JSON data sources…

Tableau Visualisation of Primary School Places in Bromley

I thought, mostly because I wanted to play, I would put together my first Tableau Public work book showing the distances each of the Primary Schools in my area took. We went through this process last year with our eldest and as distances have contracted so much wanted to see what it looked like. As…