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Challenge #120: Popular Baby Names

kas
8 - Asteroid

 

 

First time posting.

My workflow is quite minimal, but the results seem correct..

 

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jackie_liu
8 - Asteroid

Solution attached. Similar to others' solutions.

 

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SuzanneMc
6 - Meteoroid

@ChristineB looks like I need to up my RegEx Parce game but will still give the other produce idea a go, thanks for the reminder!  

Charity_K_Wilson
10 - Fireball

I added a bit of reporting to my solution.  I wanted to see the names over time, how popular they were, and for how long they kept that #1 spot.  I'm still learning how to use the Charting tool, so not the world's best chart.

 

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JordyMicheal
11 - Bolide

Just about the same as most others :)

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MarqueeCrew
20 - Arcturus
20 - Arcturus

@ChristineB,

 

I don't want to spoil the party.  Far be it from me to be a baby about it.  But I'd like to point out that @patrick_digan & @NicoleJohnson (both ACEs and the latter the 2018 Grand Prix winner) have turned in UNEQUAL results.  Their answers do NOT match the expected output.

 

My dear friend and colleague, @JoeM and I instructed a training class at #alteryx18 on CReW macros.  If either of the aforementioned Alteryx Experts had taken the training, they would have employed a CReW test macro, Expect Equal (BETA) and found that their results were both sub par.  

 

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Cheers,

 

Mark

Alteryx ACE & Top Community Contributor

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KOBoyle
11 - Bolide

Solution attached.

ggruccio
ACE Emeritus
ACE Emeritus

Wow!  if @MarqueeCrew is checking results, good thing I took his class!  LOL :)

MarqueeCrew
20 - Arcturus
20 - Arcturus

@ggruccio,

 

They should give you extra credit for that reply.  I just got off of the phone with @patrick_digan and he has found the error(s) in his ways.

 

Long live CReW!

 

Mark

Alteryx ACE & Top Community Contributor

Chaos reigns within. Repent, reflect and restart. Order shall return.
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patrick_digan
17 - Castor
17 - Castor

@MarqueeCrew

 

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At least I'm in good company with @NicoleJohnson. To clear my good name, I've detailed my missteps...

 

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1. I added an extra space to the COLUMN HEADING Female Names. 
2. I misspelled Female in the COLUMN HEADING Frequency of Female Names. 
3. I didn't add a space at the beginning of the COLUMN HEADING Frequency of Male Names.

...and corrected them

 

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