Free Access to Rapid Graphs with Tableau 8–Chapter 2

Rapid Graphs with Tableau 8
The Original Guide for the Accidental Analyst

201307_Quick_Dirty_Tableau_8_Freakalytics_029We are pleased to provide free access to our book for all site members. It is also available as a printed book on Amazon. The home page for this release is here.

In Chapter 2 (pages 21-39)

Build the core—Tableau basics—21
Download, install and open Tableau—22
Connect to sample data and review the Tableau interface—25
“Show Me” Tableau in action—29
Categorically clear views—35

Chapter 2 pages

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Chapter 1 is available here and Chapter 3 is over here.

Be sure to watch the videos that accompany this book:
     Better Analytics with Tableau 8 Part 1
     Better Analytics with Tableau 8 Part 2


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