Chapter 16. Programming Reporting Services

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Use custom code in expressions.

  • Use the Rs utility to manage content on a native-mode report server.

  • Create an application that uses Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) classes to list and update report server settings.

  • Use a URL to access report server content.

  • Embed reports into a Microsoft Windows application using the ReportViewer control.

In this chapter, you explore the range of programmability available in the Reporting Services reporting life cycle. You start by learning how to incorporate custom code into the report development process. Then you learn how to use the Reporting Services application programming interface (API) to create additional ...

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