Setting Up PbiViz For Developing Your Power BI Custom Visual

This video expalins how to set up the power bi visual tools for developing custom visuals. This is video #3 of the Power BI Custom Visual Development Fundamentals series, please check the playlist below for the set.

Video Transcript:

Now that you have Node installed, downloading and installing the Power BI Visual Tools is a piece a cake.

To do so, you can simply open a command line and type:

npm install -g powerbi-visuals-tools

This tells node to fetch the tools from its repository and install them on your machine.

To verify if this was successful, you can type pbiviz on the command line.

If all went well, you will see the help screen for the Power BI Visual Tools.

The pbiviz utility will be your dear friend for quite some tasks, and you’ll get acquainted with it during this course.

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