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Changing Power BI Models with Visual Studio Code

Phil Seamark has a integration I hadn’t expected to see:

Visual Studio Code is a reasonably new development environment which is a lightweight and quick install and get up and running. There is nothing you can do in VS Code that you can’t also do in another tool using TOM. I just thought it would be fun to show how quick and easy it is to get up and running in very few steps.

The following exercise uses VS Code to connect and manage a Power BI Desktop model. You can also connect to models hosted in Azure Analysis Services as well as models hosted in Power BI Premium.

Read on to see how to get everything going.