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New APIs available for custom visual developers for Power BI

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Microsoft has introduced a new set of APIs for custom visuals developer for its Power BI business analytics tool. Version 1.4 introduces localization support, by which custom visuals are made aware of the locale, and can localize the content of the visual appropriately.

This update joins the previous release of version 1.3 (in November), which introduced the support for the much anticipated tooltips, as well as many utility libraries to help you develop custom visuals, such as:

You can also take a look at the custom visuals gallery for the latest visuals, and all the other repositories of custom visuals like the developer SDK at PowerBI-visuals-tools, and code for the sample visual using the Visuals API at PowerBI-visuals-sampleBarChart.


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