Learn how to draw interesting visualizations using advanced Tableau techniques.

Having Fun with Overlay Shapes in Tableau

I am not the biggest fan of using floating shapes and, if possible, like to create all my data visualisations through drawing polygons. However, a lot of people on...

Waffle Charts in Tableau

This is one of the most requested tutorials, so I thought why not write it for a little fun. Yes, it a fun Waffle Chart. Now, I could use...

Creating Path Charts in Tableau

This is a tutorial that I have been wanting to write for over a year, however, the mathematics behind this really eluded me. Then one lazy Sunday, I decided...

Video: Tableau with Music / Radial Jitter Bar Chart

Tableau with Music / Radial Jitter Bar Charts. We will combine the undocumented RANDOM() function with several Table Calculations to create this visualisation using the Sample Superstore Data Set....

Drawing a Combined Radial and Rounded Bar Chart in Tableau

I was browsing Pinterests for interesting visualisations and came across a visualisation that combined a Radial Bar Chart with a Rounded Bar Chart, and as such, I knew that...

Video: Tableau with Music / Single Level Dendrogram

Using a few neat tricks and some Table Calculations, we have created this awesome chart in Tableau. Enjoy.https://youtu.be/AYeb8rb_FZA Song: Love of All by Twin...

Creating a Pudding Chart in Tableau

I love drawing in Tableau and a few months ago, I saw an image of a Sunflower and I wondered if there is a mathematical way to create this,...

Creating Radial Stacked Bar Chart in Tableau

I saw this a while ago and thought that I would write a tutorial about creating Radial Stacked Bar Charts in Tableau; this is a Stacked Bar Chart based...

Drawing Radar Charts in Tableau

In this tutorial, we are going to have some fun and draw two overlapping Radar Charts, use transparency, and show dynamic labels. The main thing here is to have...

Creating a Single Level Dendrogram in Tableau

My initial name for this tutorial was the Orgasmatron (head massager company name out of Australia), the name is fun, strange as hell but we have to have some...


Tableau Twelve-Step Programme for 2020

With every new year comes new challenges, new opportunities and, more importantly, a chance of exploring new directions. Here is my twelve-step...

Tableau Desktop Quiz

Petal Charts in Tableau


Drawing Satellite Charts and Variations in Tableau

A lot of the articles written have either come from browsing bespoke designs or through client requests. I am normally the one...

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