QlikView 11 for Developers (available in English and Spanish)
(Packt Publishing, ISBN: 978-1849686068)
This book was authored by Mike García and Barry Harmsen and has a foreword by QlikTech's Donald Farmer. Technical review was provided by Ralf Becher, Steve Dark and Stephen Redmond.
With over 500 pages of original content, QlikView 11 for Developers offers a completely practical and hands-on guide to learning both basic and advanced QlikView development concepts. The book follows a practical case based on a fictional company; HighCloud Airlines. This case evolves throughout the book, developing your QlikView skills step by step while gradually building a complete QlikView solution.
Topics covered in the book include:
- Using script to load and transform data, and best practices for keeping everything manageable
- Data modeling, and how to overcome common modeling challenges
- Styling and designing your applications
- Advanced aggregations and expressions
- Point-in-time reporting and achieving complex calculations using Set Analysis
- Best practices for setting up a scalable data architecture
- Securing your data with Section Access
- Time-saving techniques for making your QlikView development more efficient.
Of course, there's much more content than can be described here. For those interested in browsing the content, exercises and code bundle, check out the Discover what's inside QlikView app on the QlikMarket.
Complete code bundle
All example and solution files are Personal Edition enabled. This means that anyone with the free, personal edition of QlikView can pick up the book and start learning how to develop QlikView applications. There is no need to invest in software beforehand. The complete code bundle can be downloaded by clicking here (850 MB, so might take a while).
Where to buy?
QlikView 11 for Developers is available in both paperback and ebook versions, and can be purchased online through Packt (paperback + ebook), Amazon (Paperback - Kindle), Barnes & Noble and many other places.
Updated 2013/12/13 - Now also available in Spanish:
Since the book's release there have been many reviews, below you will find links to some of them:
- Rob Wunderlich's review
- Stephen Redmond's review
- Ralf Becher's review
- Bill Lay's review
- Matt Fryer's review