Area Spatial Function

Version 2021.2 sees the introduction of a new spatial function: Area. This blog and workbook include a few examples along with a couple of cautionary notes.

Mapbox Data Visualisation Component

Mapbox recently added a data visualisation component to Mapbox Studio, which enables the creation of custom spatial data visualisations using imported data directly within Mapbox. This blog walks through how to create a map of Airbnb locations in London using the component.

Geospatial Analysis with Map Layers

With the ability to combine and overlay more spatial data, the Map Layers functionality enables a wider variety of geospatial analyses. This post walks through an example of searching for an Airbnb in London that meets different criteria.

Tableau Map Layers

The new Map Layers feature allows you overlay multiple marks layers on a map removing the need to use a dual axis and opening up new possibilities for visualising multiple sources of spatial data.

Buffer Spatial Calculations

Buffer spatial calculations allow you to perform trade area analysis in Tableau Desktop without any pre-processing of data. This blog explains what buffers are and how to create them.

Tableau 2019.2 New Features

2019.2 has been a bumper release with loads of great new features: parameter actions, hide/show containers, vector maps, spatial calculations and lots more. This blog includes a links to a workbook with a number of example use cases.

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