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Enabling OpenAPI Specifications for Azure Function

What is an OpenAPI Document ? According to Swagger – OpenAPI Document is a document (or set of documents) that defines or describes an API. An OpenAPI definition uses and conforms to the OpenAPI Specification. “The OpenAPI Specification (OAS) defines a standard, language-agnostic interface to RESTful APIs which allows both humans and computers to discover […]

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People of Perficient: Meet Amarender Paddemalku

Amarender Paddemalku Embodies a Lifelong-Learner Approach & Enjoys Sharing His Expertise At Perficient, we are proud of our global colleagues that bring their unique perspectives to work every day. As a part of Perficient’s People Promise, we look to foster a culture that embeds Growth for Everyone. Amarender Paddemalku takes this to heart and enjoys […]

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5 Takeaways from Perficient’s Modern Work in Healthcare Roundtable

As the state of post-pandemic work continues to evolve, the need for effective collaboration and communication is higher than ever. Yet security and privacy remain cornerstones for navigating increasingly digital workplaces. Healthcare companies are posed with unique challenges in adopting a hybrid, modern work environment. Recently, Perficient hosted a “Modern Work in Healthcare” roundtable discussion […]

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A tour of PowerQuery’s M language

In a previous post, I introduced PowerQuery and demonstrated how to perform various SQL-like operations. This article gives a tour of PowerQuery’s M language that underlies each query. let and in If you select a query and click on the “Advanced Editor” button in the Home tab, you’ll see something like this: This is the […]

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Data exploration with PowerQuery

Microsoft’s PowerQuery is a neat tool that allows one to perform SQL-like operations on Excel tables. When investigating a database, I actually prefer using PowerQuery over raw SQL for a couple reasons: PowerQuery displays result sets that are much easier to look at than the a typical SQL plaintext result set. It’s easy to immediately […]

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Create a React app that shows PowerBI data using REST

Intro Many times a client wants some sort of customized view of the data they have in PowerBI. The truth is, as powerful as it is PowerBI, like all BI tools, offer limited customizability. However, PowerBI comes with a powerful RESTful interface that we can use to show the underlying data however we wish. This […]

Difference Between Team Site and Communication Site in SharePoint

Creating & Invoking Custom Function in Power Query

Microsoft’s Power BI is a data and analytics reporting tool that lets you connect to multiple data sources. Once connected to a data source, raw data sets can be converted to dashboards and presented to the team, customer, anyone at any time. In this blog, we will get introduced to the custom function feature available […]

Dependency injection in C# .NET

I’ve decided to write a tutorial on how to accomplish dependency injection in C# .NET, because the Microsoft documentation of dependency injection libraries is unfortunately way too sparse, and the Microsoft dependency injection tutorial is a little convoluted and complicated. Fortunately, C# .NET’s implementation of dependency injection is pretty straightforward. In my opinion, it’s way […]

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Internet Explorer is officially retiring – what does it mean for Oracle Clinical, RDC, and TMS?

As of 15th June 2022, Microsoft’s venerable web browser, Internet Explorer, will finally be officially retired and desupported on Windows platforms; it’s earned its rest! This quick post will discuss what that means for the Oracle Clinical/RDC/TMS suite of applications. As any users of the OC suite will know, Internet Explorer was, for most of […]

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Using Microsoft Teams: Utilize Chats, Meeting Chats, & Posts

This blog is the third and final in a three-part series tackling how to set up and use Microsoft Teams for a project. Chats, Meeting Chats, and Channel Posts are all excellent methods of communication within Microsoft Teams. However, there is often confusion amongst project teams of when it is appropriate to use each feature. […]

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Using Microsoft Teams: Set Up and Organize Teams Channels for Your Project

This blog is the first in a three-part series tackling how to set up and use Microsoft Teams for a project. Maintaining good communication is crucial to project success. One of the best tools to facilitate regular communication amongst your project team is Microsoft Teams. In this post, we’ll cover a useful way to set […]

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Using Microsoft Teams: Write Effective Teams Posts

This blog is the second in a three-part series tackling how to set up and use Microsoft Teams for a project. So you’ve posted a message in Teams and you’re asking yourself, why hasn’t anyone responded? It might be that your messaging isn’t clear, or the right people don’t even know that you’re addressing them. […]

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