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What's a DataDev?

DataDevs are an integral part of the Tableau Community. These innovative minds build, fine-tune,
and customize Tableau for their organizations.

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The Tableau Developer program

The Tableau Developer Program provides the training, skill building and networking for all levels of DataDevs, from new developers to more seasoned programmers. When you join our developer program, you get your own personal development sandbox, which enables you to test APIs and other developer tools in a safe environment. Be part of the DataDev community and actively shape future Tableau solutions.

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Challenge your #DataDev skills and take advantage of your sandbox site with the Tableau Developer Program

Every DataDev who joins the Tableau Developer Program is able to sign up for a personal developer site. Learn about what you can do on your site, from testing integrations to setting up new Webhooks, by playing DataDev Bingo.

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I joined the program because it offered a development sandbox on Tableau Online, and I wanted to use this space to safely experiment with Tableau APIs. But I got so much moret: a global community where people share their knowledge and help one another. Community support and Tableau's Developer team inspired me to learn new coding languages, gave me confidence to explore complex technical concepts, and implement them.

Tableau DataDevs take our platform to the next level

We make Tableau better, together

DataDevs are a fun bunch to follow. From our T-Rex mascot, to our secret “call and response,” to fun events, unique trainings and skill sharpeners, we want to work with you to create cool and innovative things on the Tableau platform.

What is the deal with the T-Rex?

In searching for our program mascot, we looked to Tableau history. Folklore says “T.ex” is the original Tableau codebase. We added the R, which is a nod to the programming language, and our beloved T-Rex was born.

Sprint to the next DataDev event

Hackathons are a fun way for DataDevs to unleash their creativity. We hold several public events throughout the year, but we also host specialized “Code Days,” customized to your organization’s needs.

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New year, new ideas

To kick off 2021, we chatted with our Tableau DataDev Ambassadors and asked them, “What is the best way to get ready for 2021?” Check out some resolutions from our DataDev Ambassadors.

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More than a program, you’re joining a community

We’re committed to providing you with the best tools and training during your DataDev journey. There’s a whole team of engineers, product managers, writers, and developer advocates supporting you to ensure your ideas come to life.