Creating Crystal Reports Applications with Visual Studio .NET
Now in its latest, “2008” version, Microsoft’s cornerstone development tool, Visual Studio .NET, continues its close association with Crystal Reports. Visual Studio .NET (abbreviated as VS.NET in much of this chapter) not only includes its own version of Crystal Reports out of the box, but provides additional capabilities if you install Crystal Reports 2008 after VS.NET installation. With this powerful combination of application creation and report design, you may create complex and intricate reporting applications by embedding reports right inside your VS.NET Windows or web applications. While minimal coding is required to integrate a report, a complete set of object models ...