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Understanding LookML in Looker

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In this quest, you will get hands-on experience with LookML in Looker. You will learn how to write LookML code to create new dimensions and measures, create derived tables and join them to Explores, filter Explores, and define caching policies in LookML.


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Filtering Explores with LookML
    • In this lab, you will learn how to filter explores with LookML
  • Caching and Datagroups with LookML
    • In this lab, you will learn how caching works in Looker and explore how to use LookML objects called datagroups to define caching policies.


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