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The Unofficial Python API wrapper for the Microsoft Power BI REST API.

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Unofficial Power Bi Python API

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Version: 0.1.2

Power BI is a business analytics service by Microsoft. It aims to provide interactive visualizations and business intelligence capabilities with an interface simple enough for end users to create their own reports and dashboards. It is part of the Microsoft Power Platform. This library allows you to use the Power BI Rest API from python. Along with providing the different endpoints, it will also handle the authentication process for you.



Setup - Requirements Install:

For this particular project, you only need to install the dependencies, to use the project. The dependencies are listed in the requirements.txt file and can be installed by running the following command:

pip install -r requirements.txt

After running that command, the dependencies should be installed.

Setup - Local Install:

If you are planning to make modifications to this project or you would like to access it before it has been indexed on PyPi. I would recommend you either install this project in editable mode or do a local install. For those of you, who want to make modifications to this project. I would recommend you install the library in editable mode.

If you want to install the library in editable mode, make sure to run the file, so you can install any dependencies you may need. To run the file, run the following command in your terminal.

pip install -e .

If you don't plan to make any modifications to the project but still want to use it across your different projects, then do a local install.

pip install .

This will install all the dependencies listed in the file. Once done you can use the library wherever you want.

Setup - PyPi Install:

To install the library, run the following command from the terminal.

pip install python-power-bi

Setup - PyPi Upgrade:

To upgrade the library, run the following command from the terminal.

pip install --upgrade python-power-bi


Here is a simple example of using the powerbi library.

from pprint import pprint
from configparser import ConfigParser
from powerbi.client import PowerBiClient

# Initialize the Parser.
config = ConfigParser()

# Read the file.'config/config.ini')

# Get the specified credentials.
client_id = config.get('power_bi_api', 'client_id')
redirect_uri = config.get('power_bi_api', 'redirect_uri')
client_secret = config.get('power_bi_api', 'client_secret')

# Initialize the Client.
power_bi_client = PowerBiClient(

# Initialize the `Dashboards` service.
dashboard_service = power_bi_client.dashboards()

# Add a dashboard to our Workspace.

# Get all the dashboards in our Org.

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