Connecting to APIs

In this session we covered connecting to APIs and getting data into Tableau with the following:

  • What is an API? How do I connect to one?
  • Using Tableau’s Web Data Connector to show Geothermal Wells in California
  • Using FME to read from and write to the Canvas Learning Management System API
  • Using Python to read from the Canvas Learning Management System API
  • Using FME to read from the US Department of Education’s College Scorecard API

Resources

Tableau workbook - College Scorecard - First Generation Students

Tableau workbook - Geothermal Wells in California

Webinar Details

Broadcast:

Presenters:

  • Andrew Drinkwater, Plaid Analytics
  • Patrick Lougheed, Plaid Analytics