Extending and Integrating QlikView


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Extending and Integrating QlikView was presented by Joe Bickley during the QlikVIew in Depth Track at the Business Dioscovery London Event on 22nd November 2011

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  • Same applies to functionality, AND Integration
  • If we focus on visualisationThis could be as simple as giving one user 2 trends lines and another 1 list box, the key point is that you deliver appropriate content to the right users
  • Firstly lets not forget what we can do with standard QV to beautifully visualise data
  • This is a standard QV chart from a real customer, profiling data in a unique way for them
  • Extending and Integrating QlikView

    1. 1. QlikView in Depth:Extending and Integrating QlikViewJoe Bickley
    2. 2. Why extend QlikView?Visualisation Integration Functionality
    3. 3. Visualisation of data must address thebusiness discovery needs of the users
    4. 4. QlikView Developers can help business users by clearly presenting key information
    5. 5. Built in Visualisation Capabilities • Spark lines • Trellis charts • Live chart backgrounds • Mekko Charts • Mini-charts in List Boxes
    6. 6. Perfecting the layout
    7. 7. Pushing built in capabilities to the limit
    8. 8. How can QlikView be extended• QlikView 10 Introduced Extension Objects – Enables custom visualizations/user interface components within QlikView – Based on standard web technologies – Write once, package and deploy anywhere – No different to using standard QlikView objects – Take advantage of QlikView associative and aggregation engine – No additional end user training required• QlikView 11 Introduces Document Extensions – Extensions that can change document wide QlikView behaviour
    9. 9. How can QlikView be Extended
    10. 10. Demonstration
    11. 11. CRM.com/CustomerID=1234 Data
    12. 12. Building an Extension for QlikView• Technology and Skills – Make use of any browser based technology – Javascript as a minimum• People – Web developers, not QlikView developers
    13. 13. Building an Extension for QlikView• Reuse Existing Object and Content – Online Libraries  Google Charts – http://code.google.com/apis/chart/  Fusion Charts - http://www.fusioncharts.com – Community  http://community.qlikview.com/community/integration-extensions
    14. 14. Building an Extension for QlikView• Process to build – QV11 Extension object builder for Visual Studio – Create two text files that define information about the object and what properties you would like the users to see when they use it – Create a javascript file as the framework for the object – Add the functionality you want using you chosen technology – Build into zip file called a QAR
    15. 15. Building an Extension for QlikView• Process to Deploy – For developers only open the QAR on the developers PC – Use webview when developing to add them to documents – Migrate files to server with the QlikView documents – Users consume objects
    16. 16. Questions
    17. 17. Meet the Presenters at Qbar in King George III
    18. 18. Feedback Forms• Please find your feedback forms in the back of your notepads.• Please complete your Feedback Form and hand them in at the registration desk before you leave to receive:• An event bag which contains: – All the event content and whitepapers. – A USB with other collateral and Customer Success Stories – Various QlikTech Goodies Thank you!