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Building a custom Twitter Analytics tool using .NET Core, Azure Storage, and Power BI

This week has been very productive for me. I’ve been running and thinking, and in the mornings I’ve written about my thoughts. Today is no different! I’ve been a Twitter user for 10 years now – I joined in May 2009. At first, I was a passive user, but in recent years I’ve given it more effort and I’ve found Twitter quite useful and valuable for myself. One thing that’s kept me awake all these years is statistics on Twitter. A simple analytics page is provided at https://analytics.twitter.com, but that’s about it. I get core metrics through this page, such as how actively I’m tweeting and how many times I’m mentioned. Unfortunately, this is a rolling 28-day summary, and it’s… Read More »Building a custom Twitter Analytics tool using .NET Core, Azure Storage, and Power BI
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Building a custom connector for Power BI that supports OAuth2 to visualize my wellness data

In my previous blog post, I wrote about the Oura Ring and how it tracks my wellness and activities. As part of the service Oura provides there’s also a comprehensive API that can be leveraged for your own purposes. As the data that is being tracked is very personal (“hmm, I wonder why Jussi is being active at 3:23 am.. oh he’s feeding the baby”), I see little justifications (yet) for sharing this data to anyone else. I wanted to visualize the data from Oura’s Cloud using their API. But I wanted to do this in my own terms by using Microsoft’s Power BI. If you’re not familiar with Power BI, I suggest you take a quick look at this… Read More »Building a custom connector for Power BI that supports OAuth2 to visualize my wellness data