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    Session 3: Power BI Development  

    Running Time: 63 minutes | In the final session, Jen will walk you through the Power BI REST APIs to create custom datasets, reports, and push data directly from SQL Server and a variety of applications into real-time dashboards. We will review the available GitHub code samples, introduce the APIARY web code snippets and show how a simple real-time dashboard can be created....More
  • Jul 23, 2014
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    Session 1: Understanding the Power BI Components  

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  • Jun 17, 2014
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  • May 12, 2014
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