Client-Side Reporting with Visual Studio in C#

By Asif Sayed

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This hands-on guide takes you step-by-step through the design, development, and deployment of a variety of professional reports for Windows, web, and mobile clients.

Full Description

  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-854-2
  • 465 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: September 25, 2007
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • Print Book Price: $49.99
  • eBook Price: $34.99
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Client-Side Reporting with Visual Studio in C# shows how to design and create stunning professional reports with SQL Server 2005 and with Visual Studio versions 2005 and 2008.

  • The only comprehensive guide to client-side Reporting Services
  • Covers Visual Studio versions 2005 and 2008
  • Practical, step-by-step instruction on designing, developing, and deploying real-world reports
  • Quickly turns beginners into sophisticated report writers
  • Gives expert tips on handling complex reporting scenarios

The power of SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services is now available for client-side reporting in Visual Studio 2005 and Visual Studio 2008, with or without SQL Server. This hands-on guide takes you step by step through the design, development, and deployment of a variety of professional reports for Windows, web, and mobile clients. It is the most complete single source of information on this exciting and important new technology.

What you’ll learn

  • Discover the huge potential and utility of client-side reporting
  • See how to use Report Builder and Report Viewer like a pro
  • Master reporting with Windows Forms, ASP.NET 2.0 Web Forms, and Mobile Clients
  • Learn how to automate reports with Windows Services
  • Explore server-side Reporting Services and consume them from local clients
  • Move from Crystal Reports to Reporting Services

Who this book is for

Any Visual Studio user with any kind of reporting need can now easily create professional, enterprise-level reports with Reporting Services. Report designers, report writers, business analysts, and decision-makers will all find that Client-Side Reporting with Visual Studio in C# empowers them to get the information they needwhen and how they want it. Since VS and SQL Server now share the same reporting interface, Visual Studio users will also become comfortable with server-side reporting, while SQL Server developers and database administrators will see how they can leverage their server-side expertise for client-side reporting.

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On page 119:

Item #4 , describing each field has the ProductID as:
ProductID(System.DateTime)

it should be ProductID(System.String)