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 & 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 [...]

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 [...]

Languages and timelines in Power BI and previews

Hurricane Harvey Donations: American Red Cross Salvation Army Humane Society Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund Roundup Items: Context Transition in DAX/Power BI: A Visual Guide (@csgpro) Multilanguage Multilingual reports in Power BI (@CurbalEN) Introducing per-user usage metrics: know your audience and amplify your impact Create interactive timeline visualizations for your data with the new timeline storyteller community [...]

Eclipse, culture, Power BI updates and a contest!

Changing the culture of a Power BI Desktop file (@marcorus) Solar Eclipse 2017 In Power BI (@datachant) Power BI Developer community August update Power BI On-premises data gateway August update Show us your creative What If and win swag!   BONUS ITEMS: PREPARING FOR MICROSOFT CERTIFICATION EXAM 70-778: ANALYZING AND VISUALIZING DATA WITH MICROSOFT POWER [...]

The Case of the Scribble Line Chart in Power BI

In this video, Adam looks at a funky line chart and how it got to be that way. This is a live tile within a Power BI Dashboard based on a streaming dataset. Microsoft Flow is pushing data from Twitter into the Power BI Streaming Dataset. Brian Gregor brought this to Adam's attention and helped [...]

Pivot, Join Types, PowerApps with Power BI and more…

Pivot your Data using Power Query (@Datatouille) Analyzing a Blockchain Database with Power BI – Introducing SteemitSQL (@TheExcelClub) Visualizing Merge Join Types in Power BI (@SQLJason) Power BI Service and Mobile July Feature Summary PowerApps and Power BI, together at last BONUS ITEMS: New function and the importance of variables in #dax (@marcorus) DYNAMICALLY UPDATE [...]

Fixing Power BI Quick Measures – Time calculations

In this video, Patrick shows how you can fix quick measures that break when you use dates with time calculations. Patrick referenced a blog from Kasper de Jong. You can find that here: Use the Power BI quick calcs with your own date table