XMLA is a powerful tool that enables report developers to connect to their data model and make changes outside of the Power BI Desktop application. The ability to update a Power BI model schema via a pipeline triggered by an application is a significant advantage of the XMLA API. This enables end-users to build and delete custom UDFs (user-defined fields) on the fly.
In this webinar, you will learn how to add columns and measures to Power BI data models programmatically using TOM, XMLA, and C#!
- A brave spirit to not run away when seeing the phrase C# pop up in a demo
- A data source you can edit (Excel will work, this demo uses a SQL view)
- Power BI Desktop
- Power BI Premium Workspace (Premium Per User will work but not with a service principal)
- Power BI Pro License
- .NET 5.0 (https://dotnet.microsoft.com/download/dotnet/5.0)
- .NET Core (https://dotnet.microsoft.com/download/dotnet/3.1)
- Visual Studio (community will work – https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/)
If you’re looking to learn more about your options for updating your Power BI model schema through a pipeline triggered by your application, then this webinar is for you.
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