August 17, 2020
Power BI in Brief – August 2020
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Power BI Desktop – August Feature List
More exciting updates for August—as always:
Read more about the latest update to Power BI Desktop
- Reporting - Perspectives support for Personalize visuals; rectangular lasso-select for data points; additional dynamic formatting support to more visuals
- Analytics - Direct Query support for Q&A
- Visualizations - Linear Gauge by xViz; advanced Pie & Donut by xViz; ratings visual by TME AG; toggle switch by TME AG; fdrill down Pie PRO by MAQ Software; ADWISE RoadMap; updates to ArcGIS Maps; extending Admin capabilities for AppSource visuals
- Template Apps - Agile CRM analytics for Dynamics 365
- Data Preparation - Text/CSV By Example
- Data connectivity - Cherwell connector; Automation Anywhere connector; Acterys connector
Power BI Developer Update
And the updates continue—this time, for developers:
Learn more about the latest developer updates
- Updates in embedded analytics
- Automation & life-cycle management
- New API for updating paginated reports data sources
- Get dataset/s APIs return new additional properties
- Embed capabilities
- Persistent filters support for embedding in the organization
- Phased embedding
- Control focus behavior for create/clone visual
- Selected learning resources
Multiple Data Lakes Support for Power BI Dataflows
And if that’s not enough, Microsoft also announced improvements and enhancements to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 support inside Dataflows in Power BI. Improvements and enhancements include: Support for workspace admins to bring their own ADLS Gen2 accounts; improvements to the Dataflows connector; take-ownership support for dataflows using ADLS Gen2; minor improvements to detaching from ADLS Gen2. Changes will start rolling out during the week of August 10. Read more on multiple data lakes support in Power BI dataflows.
React Power BI Live on NPM and Open Sourced on GitHub
Learn more about React Power BI.
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