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With 2018 coming to a close I wanted to look back on a few of the coolest things to come a developer's way from Qlik this year.


theme.pngQlik Sense Themes

Themes was a feature that's been requested since Qlik Sense was first introduced, and it was delivered with Qlik Sense February 2018. Themes define the style of an app. Developers can create custom themes and apply themes to their extensions and mashups. Below are some links to resources and a few cool projects.

Custom Themes Introduction - Start here to create custom themes

Theme API - Theme API reference

SenseTheme - A neat tool to create a theme using a UI

Qlik Sense Theme: Matrix - This is necessary



Picasso.js is Qlik's own open-source library for creating visualizations. It enables developers to create visualizations by simply defining scales, components, and interactions. It's totally responsive, allowing a developer to configure which parts of the visualization are shown at different sizes, it renders in svg or canvas, and it can be extended and themed. 

Picasso.js - Here you can find the docs, tutorials, and examples

Picasso Designer - Cool Qlik Sense extension for creating Picasso.js visualizations in Qlik Sense


qlik core.jpgQlik Core

The Qlik Associative Engine inside a Docker container. Yea, this is awesome. Add some open-source tools. Scaling and performance management with Mira. Communication with the Qlik Associative Engine with enigma.js. Simple data loading with halyard.js. And rendering visualizations with Picasso.js. Oh yea, this is definitely awesome.

Qlik Core - Here you can read more about Qlik Core, find tutorials, and try it out for free


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