QlikView ApplyMap – Is It So Wrong?

Is it so wrong to have a favourite statement in a programming language? Probably. However, I am not embarrassed to admit that in QlikView mine is ApplyMap. On face value it is a humble little function, which I tend to explain to the un-initiated as being “a bit like a VLookup in Excel”. This however is to do it a great disservice. So, why do I hold ApplyMap in such great affection? […]