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Drawing Candlestick Charts in Tableau

I have been doing alot of research for an article that I am writting about the Salesforce Acquisition of Tableau. As such, I was looking at the Stock Prices...

Hex Maps in Tableau

I have always had a thing for Hex Maps, so I decided to finally write a tutorial on how you can generate some very interesting Hex Maps. With the...

Tableau 2019.2: MakePoint and MakeLine

Tableau 2019.2 was released on Tuesday 21st May 2019 and comes with some very nice features. In this article, we are going to spend the next 10 minutes to...

Sigmoid Area Charts in Tableau

I was working on an update to our Curved Line Charts and thought about turning this onto a Curved Area Chart, or Sigmoid Area Chart. I am going to...

Arrow Doughnut Chart

I saw the following data visualisation and thought that I had to create it, but once I created this I had no idea what I would call it. Baseball...

Cylinder Charts in Tableau

I was going through Google looking for data visualisation inspiration and came across a thread in the Tableau Forum which talks about creating a Cylinder Chart, and more interesting,...

Waffle Charts in Tableau

This is one of the most requested tutorials, so I thought why not write it for a little fun. Yes, it a fun Waffle Chart. Now, I could use...

Circular Jitter Plots in Tableau

Yes, I have been experimenting with Jitter Plots recently, and created the following Circular Jitter Plot in Tableau; this type of chart does create a distinct and unique look,...

Filled Circle Charts in Tableau

I created this tutorial a little while ago, but the math did not quite add up, so I had to remove the tutorial. After a little while decided to revisit this, and as such, here is my latest version of my Filled Circle Tableau data visualisation tutorial.

Having Fun with Overlay Shapes in Tableau

I am not the biggest fan of using floating shapes and, if possible, like to create all my data visualisations through drawing polygons. However, a lot of people on...

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Tableau QT: League Table

This is a Quick Tip on how to build a League Table in Tableau, so less reading and more jumping in. We...

Dot Matrix Tutorial

Arrow Doughnut Chart