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Setup VSCode and GitHub Integration on macOS

As you start using Mac OS X for your Microsoft Azure Data development, VSCode may be just one of the many development packages that you want to set up but is one of the most important. With the setup, having the ability to use Github as a code repository will definitely make life easier as many Azure repositories and services utilize Github.

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How to use Azure Automation PowerShell Runbooks to Create BI PaaS Architectures

This post covers the automation and creation of an; Azure Resource Group, Blob storage, Azure SQL Server and an Azure Analysis Services in a PaaS offering using Azure Automation PowerShell Runbooks.

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How To: Create the missing KPI Indicator In Power BI Desktop Using Conditional Formatting (Updated)

Power BI lacks the ability to add KPI calculations when creating a data model in Power BI Desktop. I will show you how to get the same functionality by using the recently released feature “Conditional Formatting by a Different Field”. This will allow you to take a calculated score and have an Icon displayed for each row in your table.  A working Live Interactive Power BI Sample is attached at the bottom of this post.

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