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Export report to PDF, PPTX and PNG files using Power BI REST API (Preview)
We are thrilled to announce an additional layer of capabilities, allowing you to export a Power BI report by using a REST call, to the following file formats: PDF, PPTX (PowerPoint) and PNG.
Power BI Developer community February update
This blog post covers the latest updates for Power BI Developers community. Don’t forget to check out the January blog post, if you haven’t done so already. Power BI Embedded Here is the list of…
On-premises data gateway February update is now available
We are excited to announce that we have just released the February update for the On-premises data gateway. Here are some of the things that we would like to highlight with this month’s release: You…
Week 4/11 Webinars: Load Testing Power BI Applications with Visual Studio Load Test and Getting Started with Model Driven Apps in PowerApps
Two great Webinars for the week of 4/11: Load Testing Power BI Applications with Visual Studio Load Test and Getting Started with CDS for Apps based Model Driven Apps
2/1 Webinar: SharePoint Loves PowerApps! A Summary of SharePoint/PowerApps features by Ashish Trivedi
In this session, we will summarise the SharePoint features which are being made available in PowerApps. This include, built in support for different field types, new/edit/display forms, built in connectors or rules, connecting to sources or triggering a flow on button clicks. This session will be all around SharePoint and how PowerApps strengthen the SharePoint. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQl8L-8Ggvk
Power BI Desktop November Feature Summary
This month conditional formatting gets a major update with the ability to control the color based on rules. If you have a slow data source, we now have report options that help limit the number of queries that are sent to the source. Finally, we are also adding several formatting features, including cell alignment for table and matrix, and precise control over the order of overlapping charts on your report.
Visualizing and interacting with your Azure Machine Learning Studio experiments
Microsoft Senior Program Manager Christian Berg is back with another entry in his series on becoming your organization’s strategic advisor with Machine Learning and Power BI. In part 6, he lookd at connecting to an Azure ML Studio experiment with an Rviz and then building on that to create a dynamic report to explore cross price elasticities. He also looks at a simpler example where we instead use DAX to explore the impact of different discount percentages, based on an assumption about our elasticity.
Power BI Developer community September update
This blog post covers the latest updates for Power BI Developers community. This includes Power BI Embedded updates, changes to custom visuals and R, and improvements to Row-Level Security.
Power BI Developer community October update
This blog post covers the latest updates for Power BI Developers community. Don’t forget to check out the September blog post, if you haven’t done so already.Power BI Embedded Here is the list of…
Step Folding Indicators for Power Query Online
We’re pleased to share that we are now previewing step folding indicators in Power Query Online. These indicators will allow you to understand which steps fold, and which steps don’t. Read on for more.
On-premises data gateway December 2020 update is now available
December 2020 release of gateway
Announcing Datasets Hub (preview) to explore and analyze your business data
We’re excited to introduce a new datasets hub in the Power BI service and Power BI personal app in Teams. The datasets hub makes it easy to find, explore, and use the datasets in your organization. It provides information about the datasets as well as entry points for creating reports on top of those datasets or for using those datasets with Analyze in Excel.
Announcing new Admin APIs and Service Principal authentication to make for better tenant metadata scanning
The idea for this new functionality was born out of thinking about how to improve the efficiency and performance of the Power BI scan so that it could support large numbers of data assets while still conforming to the security practices of organizations.
Heads up: The ‘new look’ of the Power BI service begins rolling out soon
All the improvements of the ‘new look’, from navigation updates to the simplified action bar for reports and dashboards, begins rolling out next week and will be generally available to all tenants and users by early November. Thank you for your feedback during public preview as we made incremental updates to modernize and simplify the Power BI service.
Improving Power BI performance when querying multidimensional models
Starting with SQL Server 2019 Cumulative Update (CU) 5, DAX-based clients such as Power BI can use SuperDAX functions and query patterns against multidimensional models to boost query performance.
Re-imagine headers and navigation in the Power BI Mobile apps
As Power BI becomes a key tool for decision makers, more and more content is being created and published for them. Being able to easily find that content, to navigate between related items, and to share relevant content with colleagues has become critical to making these users productive when using Power BI and the Power BI Mobile apps. In the last few months the team has being working on improving navigation in the Power BI mobile apps to make it easier for our users to understand their content hierarchy and to navigate between items quickly. We’ve also made it easier to share relevant content with colleagues.
Power BI Ideas site improvement updates
In the July blog post about the Ideas site, we published our plan to improve the Ideas website. Today we would like to share some of the progress as well as a roadmap for Ideas.
ADLS Gen2 and Azure Blobs SAS Key Connectivity
Azure Data Lake Storage Gen 2 and Azure Blobs connectors now support SAS Key connectivity!
Power BI Ideas site updates
Since Power BI launched, we have been listening carefully across our different avenues of feedback to what you, our users, need added to the product. Our Ideas site has been the main place for you to leave suggestions. In July 2020 we migrated to a new platform using Dynamics 365 and Power Portals, and we heard from you about issues with the new site. Over the past year, we addressed many of those issues and have recently made a larger update to fix some major problems.
Announcing data gateway support for Single Sign-On (SSO) with Azure Active Directory
We are excited to announce General Availability (GA) for Single Sign-On (SSO) through the data gateway to cloud data sources that rely on Azure Active Directory (AAD)-based authentication. In addition to Kerberos-based and Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)-based SSO to on-prem data sources, you can now get seamless AAD SSO connectivity to Azure-based data sources, such as Azure Synapse Analytics (SQL DW), Azure Data Explorer, Snowflake on Azure, and Azure Databricks through an on-premises data gateway.
Heads up: breaking change coming to Power BI PowerShell Cmdlets
Breaking change to Power BI PowerShell cmdlets. Need to upgrade module to 1.0946 or later
On-premises data gateway September 2021 update is now available
On-premises data gateway release for September 2021
A New Admin API to determine who has access to what (Public Preview)
A new Admin API to determine user permissions
Shape the future of Power BI: Join Our User Research Panel
Make a difference in Power BI as new features are designed by joining our Power BI research panel. You will get a chance to improve Power BI by giving your feedback before features ship. Not to…
6/18 Webinar: My Power BI report is slow: what should I do? by Marco Russo
You have created a wonderful looking Power BI report, but when you open it you find it is not rendering as fast you want. This session will cover where should you start analyzing the problem and what can you do to optimize performance by Marco Russo