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Build LookML Objects in Looker

6 hours Fundamental universal_currency_alt Free
Earn a skill badge by completing the Build LookML Objects in Looker quest, where you will learn how to do the following: design/build new dimensions and measures, views, and derived tables, set measure filters and types based on requirements, update dimensions and measures (change names, use aliases), build and refine Explores, join views to existing Explores, and decide which LookML objects to create based on business requirements.

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  • Lab

    Looker Developer - Qwik Start

    In this lab, you will learn about the fundamental LookML structures, create a view, and join the new view to an existing explore.

  • Lab

    Creating Measures and Dimensions Using LookML

    In this lab, you will build dimensions and measures and practice these features in LookML to learn different types of dimensions and measures Looker supports.

  • Lab

    Creating Derived Tables Using LookML

    In this lab, you create SQL derived and native derived tables in LookML to define new tables that do not already exist in the underlying database.

  • Lab

    Filtering Explores with LookML

    In this lab, you will learn how to filter explores with LookML

  • Lab

    Build LookML Objects in Looker: Challenge Lab

    In this lab, you will test your skills in building LookML objects in Looker. You will be expected to create and use dimensions, measures, views, derived tables, filters, and datagroups.

  • info
    Quest Info
    Objectives
    • Design/build new dimensions and measures, views, and derived tables
    • Set measure filters and types based on requirements
    • Update dimensions and measures (change names, use aliases)
    • Build and refine Explores
    • Join views to existing Explores
    • Decide which LookML objects to create based on business requirements
    Prerequisites
    Familiarity with LookML is necessary. We recommend completing the Exploring Data with Looker skill badge quest and the Understanding LookML in Looker quest before beginning.
    Available languages
    English
    What do I do when I finish this quest?
    After finishing this quest, you can explore additional content in your learning path or browse the learning catalog.
    What badges can I earn?
    Upon finishing a quest, you will earn a badge of completion. Some quests test your ability to apply your knowledge via a final assessment challenge lab. For these quests, you will receive a skill badge. Badges can be viewed on your profile and shared with your social network.