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Here you will find all things related to data a visualizations mixed with some practical advice and some hacks. Often we will show you or tell you about the stuff you cannot get from the manuals. We will even post some details on stuff we have cooking in the lab.
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Recent Blog Posts
- Parse File Names Using Regular ExpressionsRecently I needed to parse a full path to a bunch of files to get just the name of the file. To do this I had to use a regular expression and some string manipulation. In doing this I found the use of regular expressions in Oracle Analytics to be very powerful and I thoughtContinue reading “Parse File Names Using Regular Expressions”
- Remove Duplicates in a Data SetHave you ever needed to remove duplicate rows in a data set? Well me neither, but an unnamed PM asked me to do it one night long ago and I am finally getting to publishing how. The Setup I have some survey data (totally fake) and in the data there are duplicate rows with oneContinue reading “Remove Duplicates in a Data Set”
- Use Emojis in Analytics 😍Did you know that emoji can be used in Oracle Analytics projects? Well now you do and there are some cool 😎 use cases for this as long as you are willing to be creative. Point to Stuff ☝️Showing users exactly what to click or tap on is often important in delivering analytics. Pointing handsContinue reading “Use Emojis in Analytics 😍”
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