After the recent acquisition of Industrial Codebox (the authors of QvSource package) by Qlik™, here it is free bonus recently exposed by Qlik™ to the public:
A set of free web services connectors that can be used both with QlikView™ (from v10 to v12) and Qlik Sense™ (from v1 to v3).
What is this useful for ?
These connectors can open to your own visual analytics a pretty impressive set of nowadays public information from the internet (both to QlikView™ and Qlik Sense™ business intelligence platforms!)
What data sources can be accessed ?
- Facebook (2 options Insights and Fan Pages);
- Google Drive, also DropBox;
- Google (AdSense, AdWords, Analytics, BigQuery, Calendar);
- YouTube(2 options , incl. Analytics);
Where are they ?
In order to start the ZIP file download, just press the green button Visit Partner Site.
How it’s made ?
The easiest way ot read internet data is explained (in 2 minutes tutorial ) here:
For the usage of the new connectors (ex. Qv Source) we haven’t found yet a viable tutorial , so you can either try by yourself, or wait until ourselves or other Qlik-ers publish such a tutorial.
But we recommend this initial exploration from a fellow Qlik blogger we really appreciate, Steve Dark.
Since we have covered the subject of reading data from internet , we recommend you also this 5 tutorials series from Qlik™ on using the REST protocol (both in Qlik Sense™ and QlikView™) :
Waiting for your comments and questions !