Use Visual Studio Code to Auto-format JSON

My last few articles have focused on using Visual Studio Code to build a series of scripts to help manage Analysis Services data models. As part of this work, I’ve found Visual Studio Code to be extremely helpful in other ways too, such as a very powerful text editor with many features you may find Continue reading Use Visual Studio Code to Auto-format JSON

Use Visual Studio Code to create Power BI External Tool

For this article, I want to share a way for you to create your own Power BI “Helper Tool” and register it as an external tool in Power BI. This article carries on from some of my recent articles on how you can use Visual Studio Code to help automate specific tasks by taking advantage Continue reading Use Visual Studio Code to create Power BI External Tool

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. Using VSCode provides a quick and Continue reading Using Visual Studio Code to query Power BI

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. For simplicity, the example in Continue reading Automatically create measures in Power BI using VS Code