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Intro to R with Power BI

You enjoyed the intro to Python video, now let's look at R Script within Power BI! There are a lot of similar aspects and Patrick walks you though what you should know to get started. Documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/connect-data/service-r-packages-support https://blog.rsquaredacademy.com/data-visualization-with-r-box-plots/

Intro to R with Power BI2021-07-21T05:38:40-05:00

Exploring the Power Automate Visual in Power BI | Sending emails

Using Power Automate? Using Power BI? Why not put the two together for some interesting scenarios. Patrick uses the Power Automate visual, in a Power BI report, to send emails out. Power Automate: https://flow.microsoft.com/ Blog Announcement: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-the-new-power-automate-visual-for-power-bi-reports/ Documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/create-reports/power-bi-automate-visual

Exploring the Power Automate Visual in Power BI | Sending emails2021-07-14T06:19:58-05:00

Create Buckets or Groups with Power Query in Power BI

There are different ways you can create buckets or groups for your data in Power BI. Patrick shows you how this can be done with Power Query along with a few other options.

Create Buckets or Groups with Power Query in Power BI2021-07-08T05:26:58-05:00

Intro to Python in Power BI

Using Python and curious how to use it with Power BI? Patrick explores how you can do just that! Python + Power BI can be a powerful combination. Power BI Python documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/connect-data/service-python-packages-support Seaborn Tutorials: https://seaborn.pydata.org/tutorial.html

Intro to Python in Power BI2021-06-22T04:23:58-05:00

Unboxing Tabular Editor 3 | Reaction Video

It's here! Patrick does a reaction video when using Tabular Editor 3 for the first time with Power BI. To say he's excited is an understatement. Watch him take the wrapping off of Tabular Editor. Tabular Editor: https://tabulareditor.com/

Unboxing Tabular Editor 3 | Reaction Video2021-06-16T05:27:10-05:00

Exploring ANOMALY detection in Power BI and a SNEAK PEAK

Looking for ANOMALIES in Power BI? Justyna Lucznik walks Patrick through the new anomaly detection in Power BI and gives a SNEAK PEAK at what's coming! Anomaly detection: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/visuals/power-bi-visualization-anomaly-detection

Exploring ANOMALY detection in Power BI and a SNEAK PEAK2021-05-26T05:17:13-05:00

A TWIST on dynamically filtering visuals by a slicer in Power BI

Here's a twist on dynamically filtering visuals by a slicer in Power BI! You can't use a measure directly in a slicer, so here's a way to get a similar experience and maintain usability of your reports. Scott Sewell: https://twitter.com/scottsewell BI Elite Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZAL-QPn5Zc

A TWIST on dynamically filtering visuals by a slicer in Power BI2021-05-19T05:51:02-05:00

Test your Power BI DAX measures in DAX Studio

Learn how to get your DAX measures in working order, using DAX Studio, before putting them in your Power BI report. Patrick walks you through it! SQLBI article: https://www.sqlbi.com/articles/hiding-future-dates-for-calculations-in-dax/ Hiding Future Dates video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXd1wl-5vKI

Test your Power BI DAX measures in DAX Studio2021-05-12T06:26:53-05:00

Enable QUERY FOLDING for native queries in Power Query / Power BI

We have usually said that if you use a native query, you break query folding in Power Query. Interesting. There may be a way to enable it in Power BI! Patrick shows you how. Chris Webb Blog: https://blog.crossjoin.co.uk/2021/02/21/query-folding-on-sql-queries-in-power-query-using-value-nativequery-and-enablefoldingtrue/ Query folding guidance in Power BI Desktop https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/guidance/power-query-folding Visualise your Power BI Refresh https://dax.tips/2021/02/15/visualise-your-power-bi-refresh/

Enable QUERY FOLDING for native queries in Power Query / Power BI2021-05-06T04:43:14-05:00
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