Interactive Lessons

Dive into new analytics techniques with lessons that incorporate videos, hands-on activities and quizzes to assess your knowledge.
New Course: Time Series Forecasting

Check out our four new lessons in the Data Science Learning Path that will help you stay entertained and learn some new skills while you're stuck at home!

Data Science Learning Path
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First time using the Alteryx Designer? Start here!
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Learn about different data types and why they are important for your analysis.
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Connect to common file types to begin working with data.
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Create a simple data set or modify an input dataset on the fly with a Text Input tool.
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Learn the one tool that can quickly transform column names, order and data types.
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View your data in Designer as it transforms throughout your workflow.
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Combine columns of similar information into a single data stream.
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Quickly filter your data to remove or isolate rows that fit your criteria.
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Associate rows in two different datasets with a Join tool.
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Arrange data values in ascending or descending order with a Sort tool.
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Why connect to one sheet four times when you can connect to four sheets at one time?
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Creating relationships across a number of sheets can be time-consuming, to say the least. Save time. Take this lesson.
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Splitting values into multiple columns or rows doesn’t have to be a pain. The Text to Columns tool makes it almost too easy.
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Learn how to pivot your data between rows and columns! 
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Need to create a subset of your data?  The Sample tool can help with that!
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Identify the unique data values in your dataset
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But what does it all mean? Summarize your data quickly and easily to derive meaning from large amounts of information.
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Output your data to a variety of file types once you’ve finished processing your data.
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Ready to get started with writing expressions? Dive on in and take your analytics to the next level!
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If you give the Formula tool some data, then it'll want some conditional logic to go with it!
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Is that data value half empty or half null? Either way, Null and Empty values can be important components of expressions!
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Want to feel like you've got the world on a string? Learn to cleanse and prepare data with string functions!
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Crunch some numbers with numeric functions!
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Time flies when you're learning about DateTime functions, and having fun while doing it!
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It's all about location, location, location…and the functions that help you analyze that!
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Regular Expressions are extremely powerful tools, but you don’t have to use a RegEx tool to harness that power.
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Despite how we carry out much of our data analysis, gaps in your data are not good. Learn how to use Alteryx to fill your data.
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One formula, many columns, no problem. Learn to apply a formula to multiple columns using one tool.
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Where do we start with spatial analytics?  From the beginning, of course!  Input, view and explore the spatial objects in your data.  
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What is a spatial object?  Learn about the underlying structure of points, lines and polygons.
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No spatial objects in your dataset?  No problem!  We can create points, lines and polygons in Designer! 
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Build a trade area?  Eliminate overlap? Create doughnuts for analysis?  The Trade Area tool can do it all!
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Need to split a spatial object into smaller components?  Look no further than the Poly-Split tool!  
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Calculating distance is an important aspect of spatial analytics.  The Distance tool in Designer makes this task easy! 
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Spatial objects can interact in space.  Learn how in this lesson!
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Ever wonder what else is out there?  Learn to identify the nearest objects to a location!
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Match data based on the relationships of spatial objects! 
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Learn the fundamentals of creating, using and sharing analytic apps! 
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Design app interfaces to create magical end user experiences!
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Pull a rabbit, er…insights out of a hat with a File Browse interface element!
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Break the chains of prescribed inputs to enter free-form text in an app interface!
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Selecting a value with a Numeric Up Down?  That's almost as magical as levitation!
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Pick a card, any card…Choose an option in a Drop Down interface element!
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It's no illusion!  Select app values from a List Box!
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Drop the proverbial house on an app user with a customized error message in the app interface. 
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You shall not pass...through this part of the workflow for your analysis!
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Link a series of apps together in a seemingly unbreakable chain! 
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Learn how regular expressions are a powerful parsing tool for string data.
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Identify string data values that match a pattern defined by a regular expression.
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Use regular expressions and marked groups to replace values in string data.
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Split a block of string data into columns or rows based on a pattern in string data.
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Separate string data values into columns using a regular expression and marked groups.
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Parse and retrieve values from eXtensible Markup Language data.
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Parse and retrieve values from JSON data.
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Learn what Predictive Modeling is, what you can do with it, and what it takes to create predictive models.
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In this lesson, we discuss the fundamental concepts you'll need to know when creating and evaluating predictive models.
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A brief introduction to Data Investigation techniques and tools which are crucial before creating any predictive model.
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A tour of common issues and some techniques for dealing with those issues, including a hands-on practice workflow.
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An overview of the process of creating a predictive model, with explanations of common modeling algorithms.
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Learn about the Reporting tools in Designer and the snippets they create.
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Construct tables in Designer and format the results to customize your output.
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Use maps to tell your data’s story in a more compelling visual.
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Learn how to generate interactive charts to display your data in creative ways.
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Use the Reporting Text tool to add captions, headers, subtext and more to your reports.
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Explore the possibilities for positioning the elements of your report when showcasing your findings.
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Customize the headers and footers of your report by adding custom images, disclaimers, & page numbers.
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Utilize the Render tool to share your finalized report in various formats.
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An overview of the forecasting process and some distinguishing features unique to time series.
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Understand the minimum requirements of datasets and some best practices too!
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Investigate two of the most prominent modeling algorithms and how to use them in Designer.
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Evaluate model performance and create multiple models automatically.
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