Ok, ok, maybe this isn’t technically hacking, but it sure feels like it! While at the Alteryx Inspire conference this year I learned that you can actually access the XML behind any workflow tool effectively bypassing the GUI entirely. Granted, you won’t need to do this very often, since they do have a good GUI, but there are cases where it sure comes in handy. In one of my recent posts, I showed how this can be a big help with the select tool, and today I’ll show how I just used it on the formula tool.Continue reading “Hacking Alteryx – Editing XML Directly”
I just got back from a great week in Boston at the Inspire conference. It was exciting being around 800+ other data enthusiasts, though I have to say it was humbling too, seeing all the great work everyone else is doing.
Here’s a snapshot of me and my coworkers at the conference:
I especially enjoyed a talk by Chris Love and Team from the Information Lab, showcasing projects they’ve done with Alteryx. It was inspiring seeing how Alteryx is being used to pull together such a broad range of data to create visualizations that are much more than the sum of their parts.Continue reading “Alteryx Inspire 2015 Highlights”