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Jameswh91
Super User
Super User

Connecting to a data source via a REST API

Hi,

 

I've not used API's previously and am required to connect to a REST API with an API Key. 

 

How do i go about connecting to the source?

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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v-jingzhang
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Jameswh91 

 

Here are some example blogs and videos for your reference.

 

GET request:

Getting Started with API's in Power Query • My Online Training Hub

Read API Data with Power BI using Power Query (mssqltips.com)

 

POST request:

Send API POST Requests in Excel with Power Query - YouTube

 

A long but great video tutorial:

Accessing API and web service data using Power Query - by Chris Webb - YouTube

 

Hope they are helpful!

 

Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Jing
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mahoneypat
Microsoft
Microsoft

Please see this video to help you get started.

Power BI - Tales From The Front - REST APIs - YouTube

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Jameswh91
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I have the documentation to help.

 

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