The adventure of the Old Mac line breaker in the Python world

There are many representations of a new line, End Of Line indicator, or a line breaker. You probably heard of the terms Line Feed (LF) and Carriage Return (CR). They are technically characters like the letter “A” and small letter “a”. But instead of printing the letter, they tell the system that it’s the end […]

Slicker way to export crosstab in Tableau

Tableau has an awesome feature to allow users to export the processed data into crosstab, or I would say Comma Separated Value format. We use Tableau to help us visualize data into graphs and charts. And our raw data is often messy and huge and doesn’t really make sense in that granular state. So the […]

The Magical Tableau Filtering and how to get the Tableau result limiting right

NOTE: this tutorial is based on the coffee shop sample data came with tableau desktop. The other days long time ago, we all thought that there is a simple way to limit the results of a tableau report. Even though it’s a bit of an unwritten magic, but the legend stays true that it’s quite […]