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Querying and Shaping Data in Power BI Using M

by Eugene Meidinger

We all have to deal with dirty data. By using the M language, we can clean and prep our data for use in Power BI. M turns manual data cleanup into an automated process.

What you'll learn

We all have to deal with semi-structured data that is scattered across multiple data sources. In this course, Querying and Shaping Data in Power BI Using M, you'll learn how the Power Query formula language known as M can automate data cleanup. First, you'll learn how to extract trapped data. Next, you'll discover how to massage and shape it. Finally, you'll explore how to work with text and date values. By the end of this course, you'll have a deeper understanding of the M language.

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About the author

Eugene Meidinger works as an independent BI consultant and Pluralsight author, specializing in Power BI and the Azure Data Platform. He has been working with data for over 8 years and speaks regularly at user groups and conferences. He also helps run the GroupBy online conference.

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