Skip to content

Unlock the Full Potential of Semantic Models with Tabular Editor

This years Power BI Next Step conference will feature a must-attend full-day workshop titled “Advanced Semantic Model Development with Tabular Editor,” presented by none other than Daniel Otykier, the acclaimed author of Tabular Editor. This training session is designed for those who want to deepen their understanding and skillset in Semantic Model development beyond the basics offered by Power BI Desktop.

The workshop will provide an intensive dive into the Tabular Object Model (TOM), which is crucial for manipulating and understanding the metadata structure of Analysis Services Tabular Model and Power BI/Fabric Semantic Models. Participants will explore lesser-known objects and properties of TOM, using both the free and paid versions of Tabular Editor, which offers unrestricted access to the TOM structure. A standout feature of the workshop is the ability to interact with TOM programmatically through C# scripts and other tools like PowerShell, enhancing automation and workflow efficiency.

Topics for the day will include a thorough introduction to the Analysis Management Objects (AMO) and TOM, practical hands-on sessions using C# scripts, an overview of the Tabular Model Scripting Language (TMSL), and advanced usage scenarios like the Best Practice Analyzer and custom rules. Additionally, attendees will learn about automating tasks with the Tabular Editor Command Line Interface (CLI) and delve into real-world use cases and scenarios.

By the end of the session, participants will have a solid grasp of the advanced features within TOM, practical skills for using various tools to manage and enhance Semantic Models, and insider tips to boost productivity. They will also be equipped with knowledge pertinent to DevOps and deployment scenarios, enabling advanced management of their projects.

Prerequisites for this training include a basic familiarity with Semantic Model concepts like tables, columns, measures, and relationships, as well as prior experience navigating these elements using Tabular Editor. Attendees are encouraged to have Tabular Editor installed on their devices for hands-on exercises.

This workshop promises to be an invaluable experience for those looking to elevate their Power BI capabilities and is a unique opportunity to learn directly from an expert in the field. Join us at the Power BI Next Step conference to take your Semantic Model development skills to the next level.