Tableau 9.1 includes the much-anticipated Web Data Connector, which lets you build connections to data that lives beyond the existing connectors. With this new feature, you can connect to almost any data accessible over HTTP including internal web services, JSON data, and REST APIs.
The SDK includes templates, example code, a test simulator, and documentation. We’ve also created a place where Tableau users can share connectors and collaborate on new ideas.
To access the SDK, browse the documentation, or share connectors, visit our Community page.
Here’s a preview of the Web Data Connector in action: