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Parameters and Templates with Power BI Desktop

In this video, Patrick shows a way you can use parameters and templates, with Power BI Desktop, to provide prompts for your connection's server and database properties. This is great for when you are creating a report, and need to share it with a customer that may have a different name for the server and [...]

Parameters and Templates with Power BI Desktop2017-09-13T10:11:16-05:00

Power BI Developer resources (embedding, custom visuals and more)

In this video, Adam looks at some of the different resources that are available to you if you are looking to develop against Power BI. Whether that is embedding Power BI content, creating a custom visual or a custom data connector. Embedding resources Documentation: How to embed your Power BI dashboards, reports and tiles Register [...]

Power BI Developer resources (embedding, custom visuals and more)2017-09-12T11:20:33-05:00

Power BI APIs, Custom Data Connectors and Timelines

CALLING POWER BI API USING POWER BI DESKTOP TO DOCUMENT POWER BI SERVICE (@pkamasani) Power BI Custom Data Connector For Language Detection, Key Phrase Extraction And Sentiment Analysis (@technitrain) Filter data based on a comma separated list using CALCULATE and PATHCONTAINS, even with external models! (@kjonge) Using Azure Analysis Services on Top of Azure Data [...]

Power BI APIs, Custom Data Connectors and Timelines2017-09-07T10:55:53-05:00

Power BI & SQL Server Always On Availability Groups

In this video, Patrick shows how you can successfully connect to your SQL Server Always On Availability Group (AG) Secondary Read Replica using Power BI Desktop and the On-Premises Data Gateway. Adam jumps in to show you what the connection string looks like when you use this approach. Configure Read-Only Routing for an Availability Group [...]

Power BI & SQL Server Always On Availability Groups2017-09-06T11:09:27-05:00

Get an embed token for your Power BI dashboards and reports

In this video, Adam shows you how you can use the Power BI REST APIs to get an embed token. This is done with the GenerateToken API. In order to do this, you have to register an app with Azure Active Directory, then you need to write some code to authenticate with Azure Active Directory [...]

Get an embed token for your Power BI dashboards and reports2017-09-05T10:05:15-05:00