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The Alteryx Gallery is full of interesting and useful Macros which provide 'out of the box' solutions to a lot of use cases! With well over a 1000 macros available which ones do you find most useful?
Here a few to get you started but feel free to comment on this thread using the format outlined below:
Tool Name: Advanced Join
Use Case: Looking to join based on a condition? This is the tool for you!
Tool Name: XML Parse
Use Case: Parse XML into a hierarchical tree to help visualize node relationships.
Tool Name: Parse Dates & BB Dates
Use Case: Very useful to parse dates which are more custom. Don't forget to look for the new custom date feature in Alteryx 11.0 though!
Tool Name: Publish to Tableau Server
Use Case: Publish directly to Tableau server and Tableau Online.
Tool Name: Output Model
Use Case: Write to disk either a native R binary file or PMML file an R model object.
Tool Name: Web Data connector for Tableau
Use Case: Useful within an Alteryx App to help data relationships between Tableau & Alteryx.
Tool Name: Google Maps Geocoder
Use Case: Use latitude and longitude to pull spatial information from Google Maps into Alteryx.
Tool Name: Model Comparison
Use Case: Compares the performance of one or more different predictive models based on the use of a validation (or test) data set.
Tool Name: Install R Packages
Use Case: Want to install your own R packages? This macro will provide an easy interface to allow you to do that.
Tool Category: Predictive Category
Use Case: A lot of useful predictive tools which are not included in the predictive install.
Tool Name: Cache Dataset
Use Case: Just blended a large dataset and don't want to wait for it to run again? Download this tool and you can cache wherever you want in the workflow.
Tool Name: Facebook
Use Case: Query data from any Facebook page. Get About, Description, Likes, Contact Email, Posts, Comments and more.
Tool Name: Twitter Tool
Use Case: Search tweets of the last 7 days by given search terms.
Tool Name: Google Analytics
Use Case: Wanting to track, analyze, and report website data this is the tool for you.
There are also popular blog sites that Alteryx clients & employees host which are also very informative!
Any macros that are not written by Alteryx products are to be used with caution!
Data blending and publish to tableau server are the useful macros. i will try to use all the macros and i will share my feedback.