Chapter 35. Programming report access

To support the final phase of the reporting life cycle, you can provide access to reports programmatically. For example, you can create webpages that include links to reports managed on your report server and thereby bypass Report Manager or SharePoint to display reports. As another example, you can easily develop a Windows-based or web application that uses the ReportViewer control that ships with Visual Studio 2008 to embed your Reporting Services reports into custom applications.

Linking to reports with URL access

Although using Report Manager or SharePoint as the central access point for reports is often satisfactory for most reporting needs in an organization, you might find it useful to provide direct ...

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