In October of 2019 Power BI released a new file type, PBIDS. The Power BI Desktop Source (PBIDS) file is a JSON object file that aids users connecting to data sources. In true PowerBI.Tips fashion we have of course, made a tool for that.
Today we release the new tool called Connections. It can be found at https://connections.powerbi.tips/ . With this tool you can use our predefined templates or customize one of your own file. To learn more about this sweet sweet JSON editing tool check out the following YouTube Video:
For more information on the Power BI Desktop Source file check out these links:
- Announcement of release of PBIDS: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-october-2019-feature-summary/#pbids
- Documentation on PBIDS files: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/desktop-data-sources#using-pbids-files-to-get-data
- Full documentation on Data Source Reference specification: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/data-catalog/data-catalog-dsr#data-source-reference-specification
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