Hello Looker Community,
We have many new updates that we are excited to share with you! Make sure to see our events at the bottom of this page.
Looker Community Spotlight: Creating Internal Documentation to Support Looker User Adoption
Check out the above community post to learn how to create an effective onboarding and enablement resource page to promote Looker adoption at your company. Want more resources and tips around adoption? Join the Looker Adoption Group for additional best practices shared each month.
Latest Release Note Highlights 🎉
Enhanced Action Hub is now GA: New actions offer integrations for sending data from Looker to Salesforce and Facebook for better targeting. With the Salesforce Campaigns Action, customers can send custom lists of leads or contacts from Looker to populate new or existing campaigns within Salesforce. With the Facebook Custom Audiences Action, customers can use their first-party data within Looker to create, update, or replace customer lists in Facebook Custom Audiences.
New LookML Runtime (Aragonite): Faster LookML and content validation. More performant loading of Explores and dashboards. Faster SQL query writing and other performance improvements.
First Time User Experience: Admins logging in to new trial Looker instances for the first time will see guidance in the UI to help set up their instance and to connect to and explore their data. These guides remain in place until all steps are completed by someone. It only shows for new instances whose locale/language is set to English, starting with Looker 22.6.
Looker Marketplace: Looker Marketplace now offers improved performance and installation reliability.
PDT dependency graphs in a new tab: Lets users open PDT dependency graphs in a new tab from the PDT details modal.
Tips and Tricks 💡
Check out this post that has selected articles on Looker API and SDK use cases by category.
News, Events, and Looker Training 🗞
April 20- Looker Onboarding Webinar
May 24 - Data Champion Program