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Power BI Weekly Issue 27: 1st October 2019

This week, the winners of the "Back to School" contest were announced - well done to David Eldersveld for winning with his interactive periodic table of elements. Two other updates this week: we've been told that Template apps update (preview) is now available and we've been given the Power BI Report Server September 2019 Feature Summary.

Elsewhere, Roque Leal has written about Bringing data to life using the Mapbox visual plug-in for Power BI. Plenty of colours and interesting insights in that blog. Also, Charles Sterling has written about using PowerApps to update and refresh data in Power BI and Eugene Meidinger has provided A comprehensive guide to Power BI performance tuning.

Finally, today and tomorrow it's Microsoft's Future Decoded event in London. The whole of the endjin team will be there, so if you want to say hi, come and find us camped out in Costa!

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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