In this 10-video course, you will explore Tableau Prep Builder, a tool for preparing and cleaning data before you start to analyze it. Its core principle is creating flows, based on a series of highly visual steps to process and prepare data. Begin the course by locating and opening Tableau Prep Builder in a Windows 10 work environment, then explore the interface. Learn how to connect to data and add data to the Flow pane; connect to a server-based data source in Tableau Prep Builder; and how to use the Data Interpreter tool to clean files. This leads learners into observing how to use the Profile pane in Tableau Prep Builder to configure data at Input step, and also how to configure field settings at Input step in Tableau Prep Builder. Discover how to change data types to define and correct data for any given scenario, and save standard and packaged flow files, using .TFL and .TFLX formats. Conclude the course by learning how to import flow files and steps in Tableau Prep Builder.
Tableau Prep Builder: Opening & Connecting Data Sources