Learn how to draw interesting visualizations using advanced Tableau techniques.

Creating Spiral Hex Charts in Tableau

I thought I would have some fun and create a challenge for myself and create a Spiral Hex Chart in Tableau. Unfortunately, while I was not able to fully...

Creating a Single Level Dendrogram in Tableau

My initial name for this tutorial was the Orgasmatron (head massager company name out of Australia), the name is fun, strange as hell but we have to have some...

Creating Radial Column Charts in Tableau

This is a quick tutorial on creating a Radial Column Chart in Tableau. I have seen so many interesting ways that this has been used, so I really hope...

Video: Tableau with Music / Histogram with a Normal Curve

Tableau with Music / Histogram with a Normal Curve. We will create several Level of Detail Expressions to create this data visualisation. See how each the distribution of your...

Drawing Daisy Charts in Tableau

On my way home from the London Tableau User Group (TUG) I was looking at Twitter and got inspiration from Kevin Flerlage (@FlerlageKev) and Rajeev Pandey (@rajvivan), so I...

Drawing Process Circles in Tableau

I do love drawing visualizations in Tableau and every time I see something interesting on a website, PowerPoint deck, magazine or any other presentation tool, the first thing that...

Drawing Election Circles

There have been a lot of requests to create this tutorial, especially with the upcoming elections, yep, I am starting to get excited about the election season. As such,...

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...

Drawing Tally Charts in Tableau

For me, it is important to try new things with Tableau and to push my creativity and skills. As such, here is a nice and simple tutorial on Drawing...

Creating Curved Polar Chart in Tableau

Just for a little bit of fun before I take a month off blogging, yep, we all need a little break fro time to time, I decided to have...


INDEX() Table Calculation

The INDEX() function returns the index of the current row in the partition, without any sorting with regard to value. The first-row...

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Radial Bar Chart Tutorial

Single Level Sankey Diagram


E06. Your Environment

An important first step is to set up your development environment. In this section, we have a series of videos to help guide you to install the required software and various packages (this is my decided set of tools). If you would prefer, you can download and work through the written installation guide attached in the resources.

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