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.
Animated transitions enable consumers of data visualisations to more easily understand changes between states such as when filtering, sorting or changing levels of granularity.
This post takes a look at the new functionality in the 2019.4 beta to create 50 (dimension) column tables along with other table enhancements.
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.
Tableau Public has an API that allows you to download all the meta-data for your visualisations on the platform. In this blog post, I walk through the process and provide a template for you to build your own Tableau Public metrics dashboard.
The second beta of 2019.2 includes an upgrade to Parameter Actions, which now allow you to select multiple values and pass an aggregation of those values to a parameter. This blog explains this new feature and walks through an example.
The Tableau 2019.2 beta introduces Show/Hide Container functionality, which, combined with the new Parameter Actions as well as Set Actions, allows for popup customisable charts.
This blog uses the new Show / Hide Container feature in the Tableau 2019.2 beta to create a help overlay that displays instructions on how to use a dashboard that can be shown or hidden as needed.