Webscraping through Alteryx as if you are logged in

Here’s something which might help you if you’ve ever needed to download a load of URLs which are only accessible if you are logged in. Normally, webscraping with Alteryx is pretty simple – you connect a text input containing the URL to a Download...

Dashboard Week – Letting my creativity ‘Flourish’

Today, Sophie decided that we look at UK baby name prevalence stats from the UNS website. However, we had to visualise it in a free, web-based software called Flourish. See below: https://flourish.studio/ Interestingly, Flourish seems to focus on very different things...

A quick recap of Dashboard Day 1

For our first day of dashboard week, Andy gave us the difficult task of scraping the data.gov.uk website for lots and lots of files containing large expenses by NHS trusts. See here for our brief: https://www.thedataschool.co.uk/andy-kriebel/nhs-trusts/ This was...