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SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services Cookbook by Robert C. Cain, Dinesh Priyankara

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Chapter 2. Authoring Reports with SQL Server Data Tools

In this chapter, we will introduce report development using SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT), integrated with Visual Studio 2015, exploring new features and enhancements related to report authoring. We will cover the following recipes:

  • The designer tool - exploring SSDT
  • Visual Studio 2015 support
  • Creating reports with a table data region
  • Creating reports with a matrix data region
  • Creating reports with a chart data region
  • Managing and configuring parameters

Introduction

In this chapter, we'll roll up our sleeves and start producing reports. But before we do so, we'll need to get familiar with the SQL Server Data Tools environment. Then we'll begin authoring the most common types of reports, including ...

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