Tableau Mapping

Expert 1/2 day


In this course you will learn to

  • Create new map types
  • Review mapping with polygon maps
  • Review WMS servers
  • Create a Mapbox map

Included in this course

  • Hands-on exercises
  • Course manual

Suggested attendees

Business analysts with Tableau experience. Required: strong working knowledge of the Tableau environment, building calculated fields, adding a data source and building visualizations.

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Course Outline

  • Additional map types
    • Demo path flow maps
    • Demo density maps
    • Use lat/long
    • Understand Hexbin
  • Use polygon maps
    • Learn how to map non-standard data
  • WMS servers and Mapbox integration
    • Review WMS servers
    • Connect to a WMS server
    • Examine Mapbox website and offerings
    • Create a Mapbox map
  • Use and map to a custom background image