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Power BI Weekly Issue 39: 24th December 2019

Lots of pre-vacation announcements in the last week, it seems. Let's rattle through them. As ever, we've received the Power BI Desktop December 2019 Feature Summary which features the new method by which you can specify themes (much more easily). We've also been told about the new dedicated Power BI Activity Log, and that the Power BI Mobile new look is now GA and includes your activity feed.

Continuing with the Power BI team - a couple of notices. The first will affect many of the bloggers whose articles are featured in this newsletter, so if you're one of those - watch out for the fact that The Publish to web default is changing and it affects who can create public embed codes. Elsewhere, we've been told that Microsoft plans to discontinue the support for Transport Layer Security (TLS) versions 1.0 and 1.1 in the Power BI service as of June 2020.

Finally, Chris Webb has written abou the New "Diagnose Step" Power Query Feature In Power BI, and Darren Gosbell has announced the DAX Studio 2.10.1 release, so get upgrading!

The next edition will be on the 7th January - I don't expect much content over the next week, so we'll roll all the content into the bumper edition on the 7th. Merry Christmas to all that celebrate it!

Data Prep

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

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


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


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