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…

Downloading FTSE Data From Yahoo! and Quandl using Alteryx

Following on from another post on downloading Quandl into Tableau via Python and the Data Extract API, I wanted to try downloading the current components of the FTSE 100, and then for each one download the history of prices using Alteryx. Yahoo! finance has a web page with the members of the index: The list…