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What is the name of the programming language used in Qlik Sense?

Hello -

I wanted to study and refine my Qlik Sense dashboard creation skills, but I didn't know if Qlik Sense used SQL Programming as the primary programming language of choice,  or if Qlik Sense had a separate unique programming language to learn.

Sincerely,

Vaughn Parker

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Re: What is the name of the programming language used in Qlik Sense?

I would not regard SQL as the primary language of choice when creating Qlik applications, but it definitely helps in interacting with data sources.

But if you want to focus on Qlik development, start with

https://help.qlik.com/en-US/sense/3.2/Content/Home.htm

https://help.qlik.com/en-US/sense-developer/3.2/Content/Home-developer.htm

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Re: What is the name of the programming language used in Qlik Sense?

Thank you for the link references - they are really helpful!

Also, for the Data Editing Tool, would you say that that programming language is primarily SQL?

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Re: What is the name of the programming language used in Qlik Sense?

You can use SQL when you address a DBMS to load data. But in general, there is more to code in a Qlik script,

maybe have a look at

https://help.qlik.com/en-US/sense/3.2/Subsystems/Hub/Content/LoadData/understand-data-structures.htm

from the HELP pages. Or better, start with a small webinar:

https://help.qlik.com/en-US/sense/3.2/Subsystems/Hub/Content/Introduction/get-started.htm