Basics of Value Structures in M – Power Query Formula Language

A couple of months ago, I’ve written a blog post about Basics of M and explained few basics about this language. In this post, I’m going to the next step and will explain few other structure definitions in this language. In this post, you will learn about Tables, Records, Lists, and how to navigate through ...

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Create a Date Dimension in Power BI in 4 Steps – Step 3: Public Holidays

In last two steps you learned how you can create a date dimension that has calendar columns, and fiscal columns. In this step we are going to look at how Power Query can be leveraged to fetch public holidays live from APIs, and add that information into the date dimension. This step shows the importance ...

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Create a Date Dimension in Power BI in 4 Steps – Step 2: Fiscal Columns

In step 1 of creating date dimension I explained how to create the base query with calendar columns. In this post I will explain how to add fiscal columns calculated in the date dimension. Many of business reports generates on fiscal year, fiscal quarter, and fiscal period, so having fiscal columns is important part of ...

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Optimization Problem in Power BI using R scripts: Part1

There are some traditional problems in most of industries like how we can reach maximum profit, sales, production or how we can minimize our cost and loos. These types of problems can be seen in different areas such as microeconomic and company management, such as planning, production, transportation, technology . Although the modern management issues ...

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