Let’s put Power Query and the M Language under the scope
Power Query is a breakthrough tool for self-service Business Intelligence and it’s the new best tool released by Microsoft within the span of 5 years. I’ve already posted about what Power Query is and what it represent to us but, How can I get started with Power Query and the M Language?
Well, this post will try to tackle that question and give you a sense of how to start using Power Query and understand its language.
I’ve divided this into 2 main sections that I truly believe should be first primary focus of our journey when we try to learn Power Query and the M language. These are:
The Power Query & M mechanism or Workflow
The actual M Language itself
Let’s get started with the basics!
Excel specialist turned into BI specialist using the latest tools from Microsoft for BI – Power BI. He is the co-author of ‘M is for Data Monkey’, blogger and also Youtuber of powerful Excel video Tricks.
He has been recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), is a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP – MCSA: BI Reporting), a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), and is one of the international pioneers in Power Pivot, Power Query and Power BI.