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A Guide to Web Scraping – Identifying Elements

Web scraping is an automated method for extracting data from websites. It’s a powerful tool that’s indispensable for data scientists, programmers, and business analysts alike....

Overcrowding in US Prisons – Dashboard Week Day 5

The final day of Dashboard Week, Day 5, arrived with a whirlwind of activities. With presentations for Day 4’s dashboard in the morning and a...

Mapping Space X Satellites – Dashboard Week Day 4

Day 4 of Dashboard Week arrived, bringing a new challenge involving APIs. Initially, we were supposed to extract data on Australian Prime Minister speeches over...

Keeping Track of Star Trek – Dashboard Week Day 3

On the third day of Dashboard Week, we faced an interesting challenge: to develop a dashboard that would track and categorise various movies, TV shows,...

Moore’s Law – Dashboard Week Day 2

Kicking off Day 2 of Dashboard Week, we were presented with a dataset focusing on GPUs and CPUs. Having some familiarity with computer hardware, I...

Accurate Rounded Bar Charts in Tablea

Rounded bars are a feature that is sorely missed in Tableau. Though there are multiple workarounds to achieve rounded bars, most of these methods render...

Connecting to a PostgreSQL server in Alteryx

Connecting to PostgreSQL with Alteryx PostgreSQL, or simply Postgres, is an open-source SQL relational database management system. Connecting to a Postgres database can be a...

Becoming a Master Criminal in LA

Yesterday marked the start of Dashboard Week for the Brisbane cohort. We kicked things off with data pertaining to crimes reported to the Los Angeles...