TabPy (the Tableau Python Server) is an Analytics Extension implementation which expands Tableau's capabilities by allowing users to execute Python scripts and saved functions via Tableau's table calculations.
Consider reading TabPy documentation in the following order:
- About TabPy
- TabPy Installation Instructions
- TabPy Server Configuration Instructions
- Running TabPy in Virtual Environment
- Running TabPy on Heroku
- Authoring Python calculations in Tableau.
- TabPy Tools
More technical topics:
Other useful resources:
- Tableau Sci-Fi Blog provides tips, tricks, under the hood, useful resources, and technical details for how to extend Tableau with data science.
- Known Issues for the Tableau Analytics Extensions API.
- For all questions not related to the TabPy code (installation, deployment, connections, Python issues, etc.) and requests use the Analytics Extensions Forum on Tableau Community.
- Building advanced analytics applications with TabPy
- Building Data Science Applications with TabPy Video Tutorial
- TabPy Tutorial on TabWiki