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Power BI Weekly Issue 56: 28th April 2020

This week, the Power BI team has announced the new certification capabilities for dataflows, providing the capability to promote or certify your dataflow in your organization - like you can already do for datasets. We've also been told that the On-premises data gateway April 2020 update is now available.

Elsewhere this week, Gilbert Quevauvilliers has illuminated a small tip that's news to me, and that's How to refresh selected (not all) tables in Power BI Desktop. Kasper de Jonge has described How to change the dataset script in Power BI desktop. Finally, James has written about an often overseen part of Power BI solutions - testing. As James mentions, validating business rules and security boundaries within reporting solutions is just as important as in more "traditional" software applications, especially when the data being shown is highly sensitive. Read his blog on Testing Power BI Dataflows using SpecFlow and the Common Data Model.

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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