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    March 2019

    Mar 6

    Clone Visual API for Power BI Embedded

    You can use the Clone Visual API to make copies of an existing visual.

    Mar 6

    Themes API for Power BI Embedded

    You can use the Themes API to apply a custom theme to your embedded report, such as corporate colors, seasonal coloring, or other custom styles.

    Mar 6

    Control all Power BI Embedded visual menu actions programmatically

    The Options and Context Menus APIs have been extended to provide full control for each visual in the report on built-in commands and custom commands.

    Mar 6

    APIs for Power BI app content

    You can use a new set of APIs to get a list of your Power BI installed apps and their content.

    Mar 6

    Schedule DirectQuery cache refresh for Power BI Embedded

    Use the REST API for Power BI Embedded to set the cache refresh of a DirectQuery or live connection dataset.

    Mar 6

    Schedule refreshes with the Power BI Embedded REST API

    The new REST API enables you to set a new refresh schedule or override the configuration of an existing schedule.

    February 2019

    Feb 14

    Public preview: Power BI Embedded support for application authentication with service principal

    Service principal support for authentication (preview) is now available for applications using Power BI Embedded.

    January 2019

    Jan 17

    Power BI Embedded Status API tracks workspace assignment to capacities

    The Status API checks the current assignment status of a workspace to a capacity (for example, CompletedSuccessfully).

    Jan 17

    Public preview: Token-based identity for Azure AD users in SQL Database

    Customers with data in Azure SQL Database can now manage users and their access to data in SQL Database when integrating with Power BI Embedded.

    Jan 17

    Power BI Embedded API for capacity workload configuration

    Power BI REST APIs and SDKs automatically manage dataflows and workload settings for paginated reports on Power BI Embedded.

    Jan 17

    Power BI Embedded supports Q&A with row-level security

    Power BI Embedded supports Q&A with row-level security configurations.

    December 2018

    Dec 18

    Power BI Embedded new workspace experience creation API

    Use the Power BI REST API to create new Power BI Embedded workspace experience automatically.

    Dec 18

    Azure Resource Health monitoring for Power BI Embedded

    Power BI Embedded is integrated with Resource Health to help monitor the availability of resources and diagnose the root cause in case of unavailable status.

    Dec 18

    Power BI Embedded zero-downtime capacity scale

    Scale Power BI Embedded capacity resources with no downtime.

    Dec 18

    Power BI Embedded capacity metrics to monitor workloads

    To monitor Power BI Embedded workloads, metrics have been added for Memory Per Workload and QPU Per Workload.

    Dec 18

    Self-service big data prep (dataflows) available in Power BI Embedded

    Self-service big data prep, called dataflows, is now available in Power BI Embedded.

    October 2018

    Oct 18

    Power BI Embedded Update Datasources API to change connection between data sources

    You can use the Power BI Embedded Update Datasources API to change the connection details between different data sources programmatically.

    Oct 18

    Power BI Embedded advanced URL filtering capabilities

    Developers can define more filters with more complex definitions and operators with new URL filtering capabilities for reports.

    Oct 17

    Power BI Embedded capacity monitoring app

    Power BI has released a new capacity monitoring app that helps you make more informed and data-driven decisions when managing your Power BI Embedded capacity.

    September 2018

    Sep 10

    Power BI Embedded feature: Hide the Power BI logo during visualization load

    Use the Power BI Embedded JavaScript SDK to hide the flickering Power BI logo that appears when a report is loaded.