Tableau

Dissect Tableau server and implement hacks to improve your workflow, or simply become familiar with the user interface.

Tableau's REST API: Turning Tableau into an ETL Pipeline GUI

Organizing a heist on Tableau Server to reclaim workbook data

There's nothing I love more than exposing expensive enterprise software.

It may not seem obvious, but most SaaS products have an underlying core goal: shackle businesses to depend on proprietary, closed-source, costly software. When you pair a surplus of money with a reluctance to work, you've arrived at Corporate America: a prime victim yearning to marry itself to any vendor

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toddJan 15
Dec 29
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Hacking Tableau to Handle ETL Workflows

Weaponizing APIs against tyrannical software

Before we get into the specifics of how to sadistically abuse Tableau, let's clear the air: there's something about inaccessible, expensive, proprietary enterprise software that tends to put me in a touchy mood. As we know, B2B software pricing has nothing to do with code quality or even value-add, but rather the tendency of businesses to create time-based urgencies without

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Aug 03
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Hacking Your Tableau Linux Server

Cracking Tableau's master Postgres account

Let's say you're a Data Scientist. Well maybe not a data scientist... I mean, those online data analysis courses were definitely worth it, and you'd made it this far without being quizzed on Bayesian linear regression. So maybe you're analyst or something, but whatever:  you use Tableau, So you must be a Scientist™.

I've admitted a few times in the

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toddJan 15
Jul 26
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JIRA Analysis in Tableau

Utilizing Tableau Desktop to visualize data pulled from JIRA

Greetings to all my feathered friends upon this fine Memorial day weekend. Seeing as how you're here, it appears as though we have a lot in common. Namely, we've chosen to spend our three-day weekends on the internet, as opposed to outside.

I've been meaning to build a  widget for this very blog for quite some time now. The vision

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toddJan 15
May 27
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