Opening & Connecting Data Sources in Tableau Prep Builder

Tableau Prep Builder
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In this 10-video course, you will explore Tableau Prep Builder, a tool for preparing and cleaning data before you start to analyze it. Its core principle is creating flows, based on a series of highly visual steps to process and prepare data. Begin the course by locating and opening Tableau Prep Builder in a Windows 10 work environment, then explore the interface. Learn how to connect to data and add data to the Flow pane; connect to a server-based data source in Tableau Prep Builder; and how to use the Data Interpreter tool to clean files. This leads learners into observing how to use the Profile pane in Tableau Prep Builder to configure data at Input step, and also how to configure field settings at Input step in Tableau Prep Builder. Discover how to change data types to define and correct data for any given scenario, and save standard and packaged flow files, using .TFL and .TFLX formats. Conclude the course by learning how to import flow files and steps in Tableau Prep Builder.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • locate and open Tableau Prep Builder in a Windows 10 work environment
    explore the Tableau Prep Builder interface
    demonstrate the approach of connecting to data and adding data to the Flow pane
    connect to a server-based data source in Tableau Prep Builder
    demonstrate how to use the Data Interpreter tool to clean files
  • use the Profile pane in Tableau Prep Builder to configure data at the Input step
    configure field settings at the Input step in Tableau Prep Builder
    change data types to define and correct data for any given scenario
    save standard and packaged flow files, using .TFL and .TFLX formats
    import flow files and steps in Tableau Prep Builder

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Opening Tableau Prep Builder
    4m 7s
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    2. 
    Exploring the Tableau Prep Builder interface
    2m 20s
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    Connecting to local data sources
    2m 47s
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    Connecting to server-based data sources
    2m 23s
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    Using the Data Interpreter tool
    3m 29s
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    Configuring your data input
    2m 46s
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    Configuring your flow fields
    2m 36s
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    Changing data types
    5m 46s
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    9. 
    Saving & opening flows
    4m 31s
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    10. 
    Importing flow steps
    3m 19s

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