In this final post of the series “How to embed Power BI in SharePoint”, I’m going to show you how to embed a PowerBI report in SharePoint, using Power BI Embedded and the SharePoint Framework! All new technologies, so exciting times 🙂
This is part 2 of the blog post series: How to embed a Power BI Report in SharePoint. Please check Part 1, where I’ve shown how to embed a Power BI report in a provider hosted add-in. In this part I will show you how this report can be added to SharePoint as a custom web part. I’ve also improved the solution I built in Part 1, for example it’s also possible to embed an entire report, and not only one tile. All source code is on GitHub.
One of the most requested features for PowerBI was to be able to embed it in any web application. This has now been implemented with Power BI Embedded. An excellent demo created by Microsoft can be found here. While this is a very cool feature, it is aiming at developers. Another feature request that many of our customers have is to embed reports in a SharePoint site, e.g. to display it on an intranet.
Currently there is no out-of-the-box web part to display a PowerBI report in a SharePoint site. What I am going to show you, is how to do this with a provider hosted add-in! Continue reading
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