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Qlik Sense APIs, Mash-Ups and Lego

by Steve Dark - Dec 13, 2016 - 11 Comments

At the beginning of last year I blogged on the differences between QlikView and Qlik Sense, using Lego as a metaphor. Returning to that theme I am looking at how things are progressing as Qlik Sense is maturing as a product, and more APIs are being exposed.


Set Analysis Gauges

QlikView Set Analysis – Star Equals

by Steve Dark - Oct 25, 2016 - 14 Comments

Set Analysis is a powerful set of syntax which is widely used in QlikView and Qlik Sense applications, but I find that many developers are unaware one of the most useful functions. Here I explain how to use it.


The Qlik Developers Toolbox

by Steve Dark - Oct 11, 2016 - 25 Comments

The Ultimate List of the Web’s Best Qlik Resources

Over the past seven years as a consultant, I’ve built up a treasure trove of resources that have helped me to master QlikView and Qlik Sense. Here’s the full list, I hope you find it useful.


Qlik Sense Desktop Repair

How To Fix The Qlik Sense Desktop Taskbar Issue

by Steve Dark - Aug 18, 2016 - 3 Comments

A few days after upgrading to Qlik Sense Desktop 3.0 SR1 I found that Sense was not running when clicking on it’s icon on the Taskbar. A task was starting, but no UI was appearing. I even tried re-installing without joy. The solution in the end was simple – but not at all obvious.


Telescope on the Adriatic sea

New Version of EasyQlik QViewer Available

by Steve Dark - Aug 2, 2016 - 1 Comment

At Quick Intelligence we have long been fans of Dmitry Gudkov’s QViewer app, putting it near the top of our list of Essential QlikView Tools. This month sees the release of the latest version, and some neat new features.


Qlik Standard Connectors

Free Qlik Web Connectors

by Steve Dark - Jul 26, 2016 - 13 Comments

Quick Intelligence were long standing partners of Industrial Codebox and re-sellers of their QVSource product. At Qonnections this year it was announced that ICB were being purchased by Qlik. This month QVSource re-launched under the name Qlik Web Connectors, with a number of free ‘Standard’ connectors. In this post I look at some of what you can do with this product without licencing premium connectors.


How To Apply Your QlikView Skills To Qlik Sense

by Steve Dark - Jul 4, 2016 - 3 Comments

Many blog posts and tutorials on Qlik Sense focus on the data visualisation features. The load script is often omitted maybe because the script is almost identical to the QlikView load script, of which much has already been written. This post highlights some of the techniques that are common to both products.


Qlik Parameter With Variable

Variables With Parameters In Qlik Load Scripts

by Steve Dark - Jun 16, 2016 - 33 Comments

The implementation of variables and dollar sign expansion in QlikView and Qlik Sense is incredibly flexible and can be used to great effect in load scripts. In this post I show how and give a recipe for a NetworkDays function that excludes public holidays.


A Very Small Business

Qlik To Retire QlikView Small Business Server

by Steve Dark - Jun 13, 2016 - 55 Comments

Whilst not officially confirmed yet, we have heard from a number of sources that when the July price list comes out QlikView Small Business Edition Server will not be on it. This will make the entry level QlikView Enterprise Server – at four times the cost.


Qlik Acquired By Thoma Bravo

by Steve Dark - Jun 2, 2016 - 13 Comments

It has been announced just a few hours ago that Qlik have been purchased by Thoma Bravo, a private equity investment firm with a broad portfolio of companies already under it’s wing. What does this acquisition mean for our favourite BI platform?