Getting Started with LookML

Getting Started with LookML

This course will enable you to build and maintain standard Looker data models and establish the foundation necessary to learn Looker’s more advanced features.

About this course

This course is designed to help you get started with Looker development and LookML.  You will gain an understanding of how Looker works and learn how to build and maintain your own LookML data model.  Topics covered include:

  • Overview of the Looker Platform
  • Introduction to LookML
  • Git Version Control
  • Creating New Fields
  • Creating Explores
  • Building Explores Users Will Love

Curriculum

  • Introduction to the Looker Platform
  • Course Overview
  • What is Looker? A Technical Demo (14:15)
  • Looker Terminology and Overview (4:03)
  • How Looker Writes SQL (1:48)
  • Getting Started with Development
  • Development Mode (4:01)
  • Setting Up Git (2:36)
  • Git Branching (0:55)
  • Knowledge Check: Getting Started with Development
  • Getting Started with LookML
  • Fundamentals of Writing LookML (2:43)
  • Substitution Syntax (1:15)
  • Add New Views (1:16)
  • Timeframes (1:42)
  • Knowledge Check: LookML Fundamentals
  • Creating Dimensions in LookML
  • String Dimensions (4:45)
  • Number Dimensions (2:43)
  • YesNo Dimensions (2:49)
  • Tier Dimensions (2:35)
  • Geographic Dimensions (2:11)
  • Knowledge Check: Creating Dimensions Using LookML
  • Creating Measures in LookML
  • Counts and Count Distincts (2:26)
  • Sums and Averages (2:13)
  • Creating Advanced Fields
  • Filtered Measures (2:43)
  • Measures Defining Other Measures (2:45)
  • Referencing Fields from Other Views (2:46)
  • Enhancing the User Experience
  • Additional Field Parameters (4:03)
  • Drill Fields and Sets (3:50)
  • Creating Explores
  • Introduction to Explores (3:56)
  • Building an Explore (4:24)
  • Advanced Joins (3:14)
  • Symmetric Aggregates
  • Building Explores Users Love
  • Additional Explore Parameters (1:40)
  • Build Explores Users Will Love (eLearning)
  • Conclusion
  • Thank You!

About this course

This course is designed to help you get started with Looker development and LookML.  You will gain an understanding of how Looker works and learn how to build and maintain your own LookML data model.  Topics covered include:

  • Overview of the Looker Platform
  • Introduction to LookML
  • Git Version Control
  • Creating New Fields
  • Creating Explores
  • Building Explores Users Will Love

Curriculum

  • Introduction to the Looker Platform
  • Course Overview
  • What is Looker? A Technical Demo (14:15)
  • Looker Terminology and Overview (4:03)
  • How Looker Writes SQL (1:48)
  • Getting Started with Development
  • Development Mode (4:01)
  • Setting Up Git (2:36)
  • Git Branching (0:55)
  • Knowledge Check: Getting Started with Development
  • Getting Started with LookML
  • Fundamentals of Writing LookML (2:43)
  • Substitution Syntax (1:15)
  • Add New Views (1:16)
  • Timeframes (1:42)
  • Knowledge Check: LookML Fundamentals
  • Creating Dimensions in LookML
  • String Dimensions (4:45)
  • Number Dimensions (2:43)
  • YesNo Dimensions (2:49)
  • Tier Dimensions (2:35)
  • Geographic Dimensions (2:11)
  • Knowledge Check: Creating Dimensions Using LookML
  • Creating Measures in LookML
  • Counts and Count Distincts (2:26)
  • Sums and Averages (2:13)
  • Creating Advanced Fields
  • Filtered Measures (2:43)
  • Measures Defining Other Measures (2:45)
  • Referencing Fields from Other Views (2:46)
  • Enhancing the User Experience
  • Additional Field Parameters (4:03)
  • Drill Fields and Sets (3:50)
  • Creating Explores
  • Introduction to Explores (3:56)
  • Building an Explore (4:24)
  • Advanced Joins (3:14)
  • Symmetric Aggregates
  • Building Explores Users Love
  • Additional Explore Parameters (1:40)
  • Build Explores Users Will Love (eLearning)
  • Conclusion
  • Thank You!