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1. An Introduction to Tableau (00:09:23)

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nameTutorial 1.1 - An Introduction to Tableau.mp4

Here I shall demonstrate:

  • How to connect to data
  • Creating bar and multi-measure line charts
  • Applying sorting
  • Applying a filter
  • Formatting

2. An Explanation of Aggregate vs Non-Aggregate Calculations (00:07:45)

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nameTIS 02 - Aggregations vs Non-Aggregations.mp4

The bread and butter of Tableau, knowing how (and why) Tableau aggregates data will help you to better understand calculations, and the most likely use cases for each type.

3. Calculations (00:15:30)

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nameTIS 03 - Calculations.mp4

Demonstrates the three calculation types with use-cases:

  • Calculated field
  • Table calculation
  • Level-of-detail expression (LODx)

4. Other Major Objects (00:10:52)

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nameTIS 04 - Groups, Sets and Bins.mp4

A general overview of the vastly overlooked yet equally powerful (and arguably more important):

  • Groups
  • Sets
  • Bins
  • Aliases

By using these built-in functions, you can vastly improve overall performance without the need to execute (often poorly) formulated calculations

5. Series Conclusion: Your First Dashboard (00:28:53)

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nameTIS 05 - Series Conclusion.mp4

Walk-through building your first dynamic dashboard (the one below) using the following skills covered in this series:

  • Calculated fields
  • Table calculations
  • Level-of-detail expressions
  • Parameters

Also demonstrates:

  • Dashboard design and layout
  • Formatting
  • Tooltip design
  • Tooltip visuals
  • Advanced charting

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Series Conclusion Companion Workbook: