Oct 11, 2022 12:00 AM

How to simplify DAX using Power Query

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If you are struggling to write a complicated DAX formula then the answer may be to step back and do a little Power Query Magic to help yourself

DAX overview

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) is a formula expression language used in Analysis Services, Power BI, and Power Pivot in Excel. DAX formulas include functions, operators, and values to perform advanced calculations and queries on data in related tables and columns in tabular data models.

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/dax-overview

How to use Power BI DAX - Tutorial

In this step-by-step tutorial for beginners, learn how to use DAX (Data Analysis Expressions) in Microsoft Power BI. DAX is a formula language with functions. If you've ever written formulas in Excel, you'll find that DAX is very familiar.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waG_JhBgUpM

Introduction to creating measures using DAX in Power BI

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) is a programming language that is used throughout Microsoft Power BI for creating calculated columns, measures, and custom tables.

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/training/modules/create-measures-dax-power-bi/