In this chapter, we will be looking at a number of programming interfaces available to work with the SQL Server Reporting Services. Using these interfaces, integration, maintenance of reports into Web and Windows application and configuring reporting services are facilitated.
The programming interfaces include the following:
The Reporting web services API
Windows Management Instrumentation
Reporting services utilities
You will be working hands-on with most of them in this chapter and the rest are covered in the appendices.
The Reporting Services HTTP handler allows web clients to request a report from the Report ...