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A solution for last week's challenge has been posted here in both video and workflow forms!
This week's Challenge lets you get crafty! Create an app to allow a user to search a list of craft canned beers by state of origin or beer style. Configure the app's interface to utilize radio buttons to expose the selection elements for each selection option: a Text Box for searching by state, and a Drop-Down for beer styles. Feel free to customize the app as you see fit!
You may have to run this as a workflow first to populate the drop downs. I love using the %Question.Name% syntax to pass variables. I used the dynamic rename because the crosstab goofs up fieldnames (changes spaced and special characters to underscore). If I'm allowed to toot my own horn, this challenge would have been easier if this idea or this idea were completed :)
I would have prefered to have my Beer Style drop-down get it's values from the dataset, instead of hardcoding the list... I'll be looking at other's submissions to see if there was a graceful way to do this.
'Cheated' by using the output of a browse tool to populate the dropdown list, but until the dropdown can be populated dynamically, it takes the same steps as the other option of rerunning the app in alteryx if the style list should ever change.