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97 – Naming Conventions

Like most other programming languages, it is important to decide and follow some programming standards. One key standard is how to name things. Now I’m not here to say that you should name thing...

98 – Change Log

This is one is more so a process I wish I had started doing sooner. Nowadays in every app I build, I create a script section named ‘Change Log’. This little piece of documentation gives a ...

99 – Inline Load Delimiter

One thing which would have been useful years ago was knowing I could copy data directly from Excel into the load script for an Inline Load if I changed the delimiter setting in the load script. So wha...

100 – AutoGenerate

You might have noticed I used this in the last example. AutoGenerate is so useful and has so many use cases. I probably use this in every app I create: from empty stub tables , generating a new field ...

101 – Subroutines

Here is to the start of a new blog series I am doing called ‘101 Things I Wish I Had Known Sooner’. Each post will contain a straight and to the point thing that I, well… wish I had ...

No Publisher? No Problem.

One thing that I encountered after moving from a consulting company to being an in house developer was the lack of having QlikView Publisher as part of the environment. This added a few extra annoying...

Activate Variables

One of the things that really changed the way I developed QlikView applications, was when I learned the range of variables. You can use them to store expressions, colors, actions, labels, pretty much ...