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TedPattison
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We have  very exciting Power BI Dev Camp session this month covering Row Level Security. Please join us at Thursday, Janauary 27th at 2:00 PM EST/11:00AM PDT to learn the ins and outs of working with Row Level Security when building custom data analytics solutions for Power BI. 

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TedPattison
Microsoft
Microsoft

The Power BI Dev Camp session this week is titled Building Solutions using Power Automate and the Power BI REST API. Campers will learn how to build Power Platform solutions with flows and canvas apps that call the Power BI REST APIs to automate common Power BI builder tasks such as importing PBIX files, refreshing datasets and exporting reports to PDF files.

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TedPattison
Microsoft
Microsoft

Did you know that Power BI offers an Export API which can be used export Power BI reports into commonly used file formats including PDF, XLSX, CSV, XML, PPTX and PNG. The November session of Power BI Dev Camp session explains how to write the code to export both Power BI reports and paginated reports and explains the differences in supported output formats.

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TedPattison
Microsoft
Microsoft

The October Power BI Dev Camp session will teach campers how to use deployment pipelines for managing the application lifecycle of datasets and reports and for enabling CI/CD in a Power BI environment. The session explains how deployment pipelines are configured to create dedicated workspaces for developing and testing Power BI artifacts including datasets, reports, dashboards and dataflows.

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TedPattison
Microsoft
Microsoft

Learn best practices and optimization techniques for integrating Power BI reporting with with application built using Dataverse, Power Apps and Dynamics 365.

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TedPattison
Microsoft
Microsoft

Looking for a way to surface Power BI reports on pages in a Salesforce organization? This session will teach you how to embed reports in Salesforce using either User-Owns-Data embedding or App-Owns-Data embedding.

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TedPattison
Microsoft
Microsoft

Power BI provides all the features required to design and implement multi-language reports. The good news is that it's no longer necessary to clone and maintain a separate PBIX project file for each language. However, the path to success with building multi-language reports is not overly intuitive. Join the Power BI Dev Camp session on Thursday, July 22 to learn more about the Power BI features for Internationalization and localization and to get the technical guidance you need for building reports that support multiple languages. 

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TedPattison
Microsoft
Microsoft

Next week's Power BI Dev Camp session on Thursday, June 24 will introduce campers to the App-Owns-Data Starter Kit which is a sample solution for developers built using .NET 5 to provide guidance for organizations and ISVs who are using App-Owns-Data embedding with Power BI in a multi-tenant environment. If you are planning to use Power BI embedding to reach customers and other types of external users, the App-Owns-Data Starter kit provides the fastest way to stand up a custom application which embraces best practices for tenant provisioning, user authorization and activity monitoring.

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TedPattison
Microsoft
Microsoft

Learn how to use the Tabular Editor to perform advanced data modeling techniques not available when working with Power BI Desktop. Michael Kovolsky will introduce the Best Practice Analyzer and discuss how to use this powerful tool to scan your Power BI data model to find areas for improvement.

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TedPattison
Microsoft
Microsoft

Learn advanced dataset programming using both the Power BI REST API and the Tabular Object Model (TOM). In this Power BI Dev Camp session, campers will learn how to create and clone datasets as well as how to extend the data model for a dataset by adding tables, columns, measures, hierarchies and table relationships. This session will also cover the how to automate patching datasource credentials and running dataset refresh operations.

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TedPattison
Microsoft
Microsoft

What's on tapfor Power BI Dev Camp in February? We'll be looking at developing web applications using .NET 5, Azure AD and the App-Owns-Data embedding model in Power BI. Campers will get increasingly excited as the learn how to implement App-Owns-Data embedding in a custom .NET 5 web application which involves first calling the Power BI Service API and then afterwards calling the Power BI JavaScript API with client-side code in the browser to complete the embedding process.

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TedPattison
Microsoft
Microsoft

Looking for a New Years resolution to boost your morale and increase your market value? Join us at Power BI Dev Cap and learn how to get started designing and implementing custom visuals for Power BI. Campers will learn how to define custom visual capabilities and data mappings as well as how to program D3-style data binding using categorical data from a Power BI dataset. The session also demonstrates other essential skills including how to extend a visual with custom properties and how to package a custom visual as a PBIVIZ file.

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TedPattison
Microsoft
Microsoft

Step up your game as a Power BI developer by learning how to develop single page applications (SPAs) to embed Power BI reports and dashboards using the ever-popular React.js library. If you're able to attend the December session of Power BI Dev Camp on Thursday, December 17th, you'll learn how to design and develop SPA applications using React components to handle routing, navigation and Power BI embedding.

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TedPattison
Microsoft
Microsoft

It's exciting. We're starting to build up some momentum with our monthly Power BI Dev Camp sessions. Last week I presented our third session titled Deep Dive into the Power BI JavaScript API. This blog post provides links to the session slides and sample projects. It also provides information about our next Power BI Dev Camp session in November on the Tabular Object Model and the XMLA endpoint.  

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TedPattison
Microsoft
Microsoft

The video for last month's Power BI Dev Camp session on writing PowerShell scripts for Power BI is now available for viewing. Get ready for the next Power BI Dev Camp session on Thursday, October 29th where we will covering embedding reports and dashboards using the Power BI JavaScript API. You can learn all about implementing interactive capabilities with Power BI embedding including navigating between pages, setting filters and applying bookmarks. Along the way, campers will learn cutting-edge techniques such as using the Power BI JavaScript API to programmatically add visuals to reports and to dynamically rearrange a report layout. 

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