In the words of Doc, Great Scott! It’s 2018 and it feels like 2017 happened in the blink of an eye. With that, let’s take a look back at our #BestNine2017Qlik Branch Blog stories and take this moment to appreciate each of our contributors. And big thanks to our readers too. We strive to provide content that helps you grow as developers and hopefully we achieved that.
The following stories are ranked in order of most read, with #1 being our most read story of 2017…
9. Qlik ❤ D3 by Alexander Karlsson
Alex explains how you can use D3 and Qlik to create visualizations. D3 binds the data to the DOM and draws the visualizations and Qlik does the heavy lifting when it comes to data manipulation and a reactive data flow.
8. Helping the UN Explore & Predict Conflicts by Ralf Becher
Ralf details his #QlikHackChallenge team’s solution, including a dashboard that utilizes D3 and Mapbox, a graph analysis using TIQ’s latest graph extension and a local modeling approach for predicting events.
7. NPrinting API for Noobs by Zhu Wuzhong
This tutorial shows how to trigger and automate an NPrinting task that publishes reports right after data reload by Qlik Sense and QlikView.
6. Announcing the 2017 Qonnections Qlik Hack Challenge by Qlik Branch Staff
This covers the details behind our 2017 Qonnections Qlik Hack Challenge. Teams were challenged with providing insights and tools for the United Nation’s peacekeeping efforts in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
5. Governance Dashboard for Qlik Sense by Michael Terenzi
Michael unveils the third and most robust edition of the Governance Dashboard for Qlik Sense made available on Qlik Branch.
4. Custom List Box Component using Angular (ng2) and RxQ by Justin Skaggs
Justin details how to create a simplified listbox component using Angular (ng2) for the UI and RxQ for interacting with Qlik’s Engine API.
3. All You Need to Know About QlikBotNet by Zhu Wuzhong
Wu walks you through how to build and integrate QlikBotNet — one of our open source QlikBots. It’s built in .NET/C# and provides access to Qlik Sense content and can also be used with the Telegram messaging platform.
2. Is AI Overtaking Machine Learning and Big Data? by Dave Nugent
Dave gives a brief history of AI and machine learning then dives into why AI is taking over everything…and what that might mean for the future.
1. What is Reactive Programming? by Speros Kokenes
Speros breaks down why building interactive web apps can be so complex and how reactive programing can keep continuously morphing states (aka data sets) in check. He shares clear and visual examples, terminology and other resources to get you on the path to becoming a reactive guru.
So, what are you waiting for?
Start 2018 by diving into each story and let us know what you think in the comments and via :clap:. We’re always looking for new story ideas too — so please, give us your recommendations in the comments :arrow_down: ️.
Also, if you’d like to become aQlik Branch Blog contributor, reach out to us at [email protected] [email protected] or via Qlik Branch Slack (trb and ana.nennig). The perks include promotion of you and your technical content to our developer community and the warm feeling of giving back to the developer world.
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