Welcome to the latest Tableau Community Digest!
It's pretty exciting to see all of the new features to try out with the Tableau 2019.3 beta. From 'Explain Data', to 'Tableau Catalog' to 'Project McKinley', there really is plenty to keep you busy! Check out the blog courtesy of Ryan McShane to learn more: Explain Data, Tableau Catalog, and Project McKinley now in beta | Tableau Software
You are welcome to download the beta version today. Our Dev team are keen to hear your feedback! Tableau Pre-Release Programs | Tableau Software
David Murphy (aka Datasaurus-Rex) has a fantastic podcast with Mark Jewett (our VP of Product Marketing). They cover the recent Salesforce announcement and what makes the Tableau product and community so awesome!
Interested in mapping spatial data? Then why not check out the Pluralsight course by Zen Master Adam Crahen https://www.pluralsight.com/courses/mapping-spatial-data-tableau-desktop
Note: for those that don't have a Pluralsight account, you can use a free 10 day trial here: https://pluralsight.pxf.io/kPBax
Don't forget the closing date for the 2019 Tableau Ambassador nominations is coming up July 12th at 5pm PST. Check out the blog courtesy of Amanda Boyle : Nominations are now open for 2019 Tableau Ambassadors, Introducing Student Ambassadors! | Tableau Software
Time to recognize some members of the Tableau Community for their recent contributions to the Forums. First up is Maneesh Gaddam, now up to Viz Virtuoso level. A recent thank you to Maneesh is on this thread "Thanks for your quick reply! Yes, something like that is exactly what I had in mind. Thanks!"
Next up for is Kelly McGrady , who recently earned badges for 'Helping' and 'I Know Stuff!'.
To learn more about earning points and badges in the Forums, drop by this page Points, Levels & Badges
▲ Top-Voted Idea
The top-voted Idea this week is #2747 'Only Relevant Values on Secondary Data Source'. https://community.tableau.com/ideas/2747 This idea was first created back in 2013 and has 447 votes to date. If this is a feature you'd like to see implemented, please add your votes & comments to the idea.
▲ Most Talked About Thread
Our most talked about thread this week is 'How to created nested IF statement in Calculation field'. Kudos to Naveen B for providing the correct answer here
▲ Community Highlights
If you missed TC19 in Berlin, you can catch the highlights here: Tableau Conference Europe 2019 - YouTube
To keep up to date on the latest events and User Group meetups, check out Events and Conferences
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Til next time