Create an App and a Lens
Create an App
An Einstein Analytics app is a curated set of analyses and paths through your data, plus powerful tools for spontaneous, deep explorations. Einstein Analytics starts with apps. Apps organize data projects, run presentations directly from dashboards, and control asset sharing.
Now that you’ve signed in to your Einstein Analytics-enabled Developer Edition org and connected it to Trailhead, you’re ready to get started.
- If you’re not already there, open your Developer Edition org. And if you see the Welcome to Lightning Experience window, you can close it.
- From the App Launcher (), find and select Analytics
Studio. (Analytics Studio opens in a new tab. Don’t close the Home tab. You do
work in it later in this project, so keep both tabs open.)
- In Einstein Analytics Studio, click Create, then select App.
- Click Create Blank App.
- Enter My Amazing App as the name of your app.
- Click Create.
You created an app, and it displays in a new tab. Now, let’s build some Einstein Analytics assets for your app.
Create a Lens
A lens is a visualization of data in a dataset. You use the lens to explore data graphically and to build queries for a dashboard.
- Click the Einstein Analytics Studio tab to return to the Analytics Home page.
- Under Browse, click All Items.
- Click Datasets, and then click the DTC Opportunity dataset.
- In the New Lens tab, under Bar Length click the words
Count of Rows (not the down arrow next to the words).
- Click Sum, and then select Amount.
- Under Bars, click the plus sign (+), and then select Industry.
- Under Bars, click the plus sign (+) again, and then select Product Family.
- Under Bar Length, click the arrow next Sum of Amount, and select Sort Descending.
- Click the Charts icon ().
- Select the Stacked Column chart icon () to create a Stacked Column chart.
- Click to save your lens.
- For the title of your new lens, enter My Amazing Lens, and then select App -> My Amazing App.
- Click Save.
Now that you’ve created your own app and a lens, you’re ready to create a dashboard. You’ll also create an interactive chart, list widget, and a table created from a conversational query.