Yearly Archives: 2019

Custom Power BI filter pane with hide/show feature

Having as much possible Power BI estate when it comes to putting the visuals for data exploration, is everyone’s dream. But the slicers for “slicing and dicing” the data is also very important. Having all the slicers hidden has always

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Time functions in DAX

Time functions in DAX are besides simple calculation functions, the most useful functions; mainly because time slicers are one of the most frequently used slicers in Power BI. New functions are coming to DAX (Data Analysis Expression Language) regularly, and

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Advent of Code 2019 challenge with R

I have decided to tackle this year’s Advent Of Code using R (more or less). I know there are more preferred languages, such as Python, C#, Java, JavaScript, Go, Kotlin, C++, Elixir, but it was worth trying. Into the 8th

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November 2019 update and decomposition tree

I am super excited about all the new features that November 2019 update brought to Power BI Desktop. Complete list is here. Great new visual for all the data analysts is: decomposition tree. To enable the decomposition tree, navigate to

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Hangman game with R

Hangman is a classic word game in which you need to need to guess as many possible letters in word, so you can guess the word, before running out of tries (lives). Upon running out of tries, you are hanged!

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Installing SSIS, SSRS and SSAS with Visual Studio 2019

Visual Studio 2019 brings new installation of SQL Server Integration services and SQL Server Analysis Services and SQL Server Reporting Services. There is no need to download SSDT (SQL Server Data Tools for Visual Studio) as used to do with

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Finding duplicates in data frame across columns and replacing them with unique values using R

Suppose you have a dataset with many variables, and you want to check: if there are any duplicated for each of the observation replace duplicates with random value from pool of existing values.   In this manner, let’s create a

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Python Pandas MultiIndex and reading data from SQL Server

Python Pandas multiIndex is a hierarchical indexing over multiple tuples or arrays of data, enabling advanced dataframe wrangling and analysis on higher data dimensionality. Everyone have had come across multiIndex in Python Pandas and had little annoyancens as the first

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Creating data frame using structure() function in R

Structure() function is a simple, yet powerful function that describes a given object with given attributes. It is part of base R language library, so there is no need to load any additional library. And also, since the function was

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Number 6174 or Kaprekar constant in R

Not always is the answer 42 as explained in Hitchhiker’s guide. Sometimes it is also 6174. Kaprekar number is one of those gems, that makes Mathematics fun. Indian recreational mathematician D.R.Kaprekar, found number 6174 – also known as Kaprekar constant

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