Entries by sciencegeek_admin

Using Visual Studio Code to query Power BI

In this article, I’m going to show how you can use Visual Studio Code to run queries against a Power BI model. Usually, this is the kind of task you would use the excellent DAX Studio for, but sometimes you have a requirement that doesn’t quite fit DAX Studio. https://dax.tips/2020/08/24/using-visual-studio-code-to-query-power-bi/

Displaying Routes On A Map In Power BI

In last week’s post I described the new Power Query M functions for working with Well Known Text objects, and in a post a few weeks ago I showed how you can use the Icon Map custom visual to display Well Known Text data. https://blog.crossjoin.co.uk/2020/08/23/displaying-routes-on-a-map-in-power-bi/

Capture life changing before your eyes!

Don’t blink or you’ll miss it! What do we mean by ‘it’ exactly? It’s EVERYTHING — the world around us is alive, just like we are! That’s why this week we want you to use your digital making skills to capture life and its constant change. https://www.raspberrypi.org/at-home/posts/capture-life/

How to Overclock Any Raspberry Pi

There’s free, extra performance buried inside your Raspberry Pi. Just as you can overclock a PC, increasing its CPU speed above stock, you can overclock any model of Raspberry Pi .  In fact, on newer models, you can not only turn up the Raspberry PI’s CPU speed, but also its GPU speed. https://www.tomshardware.com/how-to/overclock-any-raspberry-pi

Automatically create measures in Power BI using VS Code

My last blog introduced the idea of using Microsoft Visual Studio Code to work with Power BI Models. For this article, I build on that idea by showing how you can use a TOM based script to automatically generate measures in your model Power BI (or Azure Analysis Services) model. https://dax.tips/2020/07/30/automatically-create-measures-in-power-bi-using-vs-code/