Introduction to SharePoint API use in Power BI. In this video, we will make our first API requests to a SharePoint site from Power BI. New with APIs in Power BI, you would find insightful details in a related blog post.
SharePoint API allows for more direct interaction and control of the SharePoint site from Power BI, enhancing the functionalities and abilities to manage complex data. Using SharePoint's default connectors is one of the ways to do this, allowing for easier selection of columns and ensuring more efficient column complexity. Understanding how this works is integral to fully utilizing Power BI.
The main topic of the text is about the usage of SharePoint API in Power BI. The tutorial video introduced demonstrates the procedure of making the first API requests to a SharePoint site from Power BI. The text further provides links to a blog post and a cheat sheet for those new to APIs in Power BI. Also, it mentions the availability of a discount code for visiting 'The Vault', and it outlines the specific steps to be covered such as 'Why use SharePoint API', 'Using the SharePoint default connectors', 'Selecting columns', and 'Selecting complex columns'.
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