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Looker and LookML - The Complete Course for Beginners

Practical Looker course for beginners that want to quickly get up to speed with Looker and LookML

4.56 / 5.0
3106 students8 hours 55 minutes

Created by George Smarts, offered on Udemy

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Student feedback

5.7/10

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Course length

9/10

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Overall score

6.4/10

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Description

Welcome! I am here to help you learn quickly how to use Looker and LookML

[Mar 2022 Update]: Some lecture updates based on student feedback

[Jan 2022 Update]: Course is fully updated to capture the newest interface of Looker and its Sandbox environment. Additional lessons added to capture new functionality

[Dec 2021 Update]: 2 hours of content added

[October 2021 Update]: A new section on Git branches was included

[August 2021 Update]: Lessons updated to cover the new sandbox envrionment introduced this month

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Beginners welcome: no need to know anything about Looker and LookML!

Looker can be challenging to learn on your own without guidance from an experienced trainer. In this course, I will walk you through every step of using Looker and LookML in an easy to undertand way for the absolute beginner.

This course will give you a deep understanding of Looker's functionality by using hands-on, contextual examples designed to showcase why Looker is awesome and how how to use it for any project.

In this Looker course you will learn:

· How to setup a free training account with Looker

· Get familiar with the Looker interface

· How to build Looks in Looker

· How to edit a Look

· How to build a dashboard

· The different elements of LookML

· How to create a custom dimension

· How to create a view from table

· Understand the different dimension types

· How to structure your project

· How to use Explores

· How to utilize the formal Looker documentation

· How to create a model in the Development environment

· The interface of the Development environment

... and much, much more!


Enroll today and enjoy:

  • Lifetime access to the course and all future updates

  • 9 hours of high quality, up to date video lectures

  • Practical Looker course with step by step instructions on how to implement the different features

Thanks again for checking out my course and I look forward to seeing you in the classroom

What you will learn

  • Learn the Looker platform and interface
  • Learn LookML from the basics
  • Learn best practices for using Looker and LookML
  • Become confident in using Looker for any project
  • Be able to create analysis using Looker

Requirements

  • Basic understanding of SQL will help but not mandatory
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  • Price: $94.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 8 hours 55 minutes
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bestcourses score: 6.4/10

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