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Mastering QlikView by Stephen Redmond

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Generating test data

It is enormously useful to be able to quickly generate test data so that we can create QlikView applications and test different aspects of development and discover how different development methods work. By creating our own set of data, we can abstract problems away from the business issues that we are trying to solve because the data is not connected to those problems. Instead, we can resolve the technical issue underlying the business issue. Once we have resolved that issue, we will have built an understanding that allows us to more quickly resolve the real problems with the business data.

We might contemplate that if we are developers who only have access to a certain dataset, then we will only learn to solve the issues ...

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