Chapter 22. Advanced SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services

In this chapter, we take a look at some advanced concepts related to using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) in the Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) environment. This includes integrating custom code modules and property configurations. We also examine the new functionality for viewing SSRS reports in Microsoft Office Word and Excel 2007. Then we take a look at integrating SSRS into custom hosting environments, including Windows Forms and Web Forms.

We also look at URL access, embedding the report viewer controls, and directly working with the SSRS Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) API. Coverage of these topics is followed by a discussion of deployment, which includes ...

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