|SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services in Action
Revised Edition of Microsoft Reporting Services in Action
November, 2006 | 600 pages
|$49.99||Softbound print book + PDF ebook|
Manning author Bret Updegraff interviewed on .Net Rocks!
Listen as Bret Updegraff, author of SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services in Action shares his expertise in SQL Reporting Services in an interview with .Net Rocks!, the internet audio show for .Net developers.
"Helps you unlock Reporting Services."
-- From the Foreword by Brian Welcker, Group Program Manager, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services
"Insightful, professional, and full of information."
-- Dan Hounshell, Telligent Systems
"Incredible technical depth, interesting examples and solutions. Very well done."
-- Dave Corun, Director of Microsoft Technologies, Catalyst IT Services
"Great case studies!"
-- Nuo Yan, Microsoft MVP, MCDBA
"Excellent writing, very detailed."
-- Berndt Hamboeck, Team Leader, United Nations
Reports are the lifeline of business, so a good reporting environment is a big deal. With a powerful tool like Microsoft Reporting Services, .NET developers can add reporting to any type of application, regardless of its target platform or development language. Greatly improved for SQL Server 2005, Reporting Services now provides tighter integration with SQL Server, improved developer tools, and an expanded array of options to empower end users.
SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services in Action helps you build and manage flexible reporting solutions and develop report-enabled applications. In this clear, well-illustrated book, youšll follow a report from creation to publication. Along the way youšll explore flexible delivery options like web-based, on-demand, and subscribed reportscomplete with cool new features like direct printing and client-side sorting.
For applications that require custom reporting, you'll learn to define reports with RDL and push them to the Report Server using the Report Manager Web Service API. Youšll also see how to write server extensions to expand the range of data processing and report delivery options.
Written for developers with a solid foundation in .NET and SQL Server.
- How to build reporting solutions, instead of just walking through product features.
- What you need to know before deciding whether to buy a third-party tool or invent a homegrown solution.
- Code samples showcase many aspects of programming with Reporting Services and teach the reader best development practices.
- Report Builder and ReportViewer.
- Ad-hoc reporting and client-side sorting.
- ASP.NET web control for server-side report generation.
- Create reports off ADO.NET datasets.
This book is a revised edition of Microsoft Reporting Services in Action by Teo Lachev, Manning, 2004.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Bret Updegraff holds the MCSD, MCAD, and MCDBA certifications, and is a 2006 Microsoft Server System MVP. Bret is the president of the Indianapolis Professional Association of SQL Server (PASS) users group.