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Power BI Weekly Issue 19: 6th August 2019

Three main updates for you all this week. The Power BI Developer community June & July update has been shared with us, in which we've been told that the use of service principals with the API is now GA, and that Paginated Reports can now be embedded into internal applications (plus plenty more updates). We've also been told about the New Power BI Region in South Africa and the Power BI "Back to School" Contest, whereby entrants submit a Power BI-powered lesson to educate students through the fun and interactive medium of Power BI.

Elsewhere this week, Chandeep Chhabra has taken us through the various DAX Keyboard Shortcuts to help us navigate the function pane more efficiently, and David Eldersveld has written about Data Sonification in Power BI, for those of you wanting/needing to add some audio to your reports.

Data Prep

Covering: Power Query (M), Dataflows, Data connectors, Analysis Services

Data Modeling

Covering: Relationships, Calculated Columns, Calculated Measures, Calculated Tables, DAX

Report Design and Visualizations

Covering: Report layout and formatting, Mobile reports, Native & Custom visuals, R & Python integration, Visual interactions, Report Themes

Data Exploration

Covering: Dashboards, Quick Insights, Q&A, Filters, Bookmarks, Drill-through

Deployment, Security and Operations

Covering: Apps and App Workspaces, Template Apps, Datasets, Gateways, Security, Sharing, Licences, REST APIs, PowerShell cmdlets, .NET SDK


Covering: Public service announcements, Cross-topic feature summaries, Power BI Overviews, Upcoming webinars/events, Power BI Certifications


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