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Under the hood of Alteryx: tips, tricks and how-to's.
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Alteryx Certified Partner

Expert Vignette.gifIf you google (a verb) "Date Frustration," the 7th article is Date Conversion Frustration - Alteryx Community.  As a follow-up to my previous blog post, Marquee Crew's Guide to Dates, I'll provide you with some tools to better handle incoming date fields and help to teach you how to convert strings to dates.  Even with tools like the DATETIME macro, this can be challenging.  Hopefully, you'll avoid the frustration and skip directly to happily ever after.

 

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Alteryx
Alteryx

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New to the HTML GUI SDK? In this example, I will be walking you through the development of a simple HTML macro from creating the correct folder structure to packaging it up and sharing it with others. Some experience with JavaScript, HTML, and Macros is recommended before reading.

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Alteryx

A customer recently asked how they could read in multiple files all at once from their HDFS server.  The answer?  Make a Macro!  See how it's done and get a few nifty utilities to add to your bag of tricks.

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Alteryx

BB Date is the droid you're looking for.  Introducing a new macro that automagically handles dates for you.

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