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18 July
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 60 – Drilldown Player)

In this module you will learn how to use the Drilldown Player Custom Visual.  The Drilldown Player acts like a slicer that animates other visuals around it on your report. Module 60 – Drilldown Player Downloads Power BI Custom Visual – Drilldown Player Dataset – Sales By Product.xlsx Completed...
12 July
2017
Author: Robert Cain

Eric Ligman’s FREE Microsoft eBook Giveaway–Revising the download script

Every year, Eric Ligman, director of Sales Excellence for Microsoft, creates a blogpost in which he gives away tons of FREE Microsoft eBooks. This year has 361 in the list. You name it, it’s in the list. SQL Server, Azure, PowerShell, .NET, BizTalk, SharePoint, Windows Server, and more. You can...
12 July
2017
Author: Robert Cain

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10 July
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 59 – Drilldown Cartogram)

In this module you will learn how to use the Drilldown Cartogram Custom Visual.  The Drilldown Cartogram is a map visual that displays a circle for each location with varying size and color based on specific values you provide. Module 59 – Drilldown Cartogram Downloads Power BI Custom Visual –...
10 July
2017
Author: BradleyBall

Spider-Man Homecoming Twitter Sentiment

Hello Dear Reader!  This past Thursday night I took my son Zachary to see Spider-Man Homecoming, it was an amazing movie with a fantastic cast.  Both of us are BIG comic book guys, and we enjoyed it immensely.  As a matter of fact we both enjoyed it so much that I couldn’t help but wonder how the...
06 July
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 58 – Drilldown Choropleth)

In this module you will learn how to use the Drilldown Choropleth Custom Visual.  The Drilldown Choropleth is a map visual that displays divided regions that are highlighted indicating the relative value in each location. Module 58 – Drilldown Choropleth Downloads Power BI Custom Visual –...
02 July
2017
Author: Robert Cain

VidCon 2017 – Day 3

My third and final video for my VidCon 2017 coverage. In the video I mention two products I found on the floor I would be making videos of. These are: The 10 Foot Mighty Selfie Stick LumaFusion iOS Video Editor
30 June
2017
Author: DevinKnight
DevinKnight

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 57 – Infographic Designer)

In this module you will learn how to use the Infographic Designer Custom Visual.  The Infographic Designer give you the ability to make your reports tell a story and even theme the visuals to be more relevant to the topic of your data. Module 57 – Infographic Designer Downloads Power BI Custom...
26 June
2017
Author: MitchellPearson

Advanced DAX: Problem, Design, Solution

Thanks for watching my latest webinar on DAX. If you missed the webinar you can watch the recording here: http://pragmaticworks.com/Training/Details/Advanced-DAX-Problem-Design-Solution I didn’t have a lot of questions from this webinar but I will answer a the ones I did have. Question: What is...
25 June
2017
Author: Robert Cain

VidCon 2017 – Day 2

Below is my update from Day 2 of VidCon 2017. As you’ll see, while I have experience with recording screen presentations I’m still learning the ins and outs of recording myself as video, especially in the audio department. Bear with me, I’ve already ordered some new equipment to help in the audio...