You’ve probably already seen that R icon in the Power BI GUI. It shows up when creating sources, transformations and reports. But the ugly textbox you got when you clicked upon those icons didn’t encourage you to proceed? In this session, you will learn just a few basic things about R that will greatly extend your Power BI data loading, transformation and reporting skills in Power BI Desktop and the Power BI service.
R as a source: how to load Twitter data into Power BI
R as a source: how to produce random data
R as a transformation: using machine learning as a Power Query transformation
R visualizations: violin plots and other non-standard visuals in Power BI