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Power BI Weekly Issue 54: 14th April 2020

This week custom navigation for Power BI apps has become generally available (GA), and we've been told that Shortcuts are now available in the Power BI Android app. A few blogs from us at endjin this week. I've spoken about a technique you can use to programmatically poll for the status of a Dataflow refresh, which opens up numerous scenarios, including the sequential refresh of a Dataflow and Dataset. Carmel has continued her DAX series, talking now about Aggregators, and James has written about Azure Analysis Services: How to update the expression for a calculated column from .NET.

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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