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

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Chapter 12. Custom Programming and Integration to .NET Applications

Reporting requirements can't be satisfied with given user-friendly built-in functionalities, though there are many options given for authoring reports. Some reports need to be extended with various business logic and you may find that they cannot be implemented easily with simple configurations or standard expressions. However, Reporting Services is rich enough for accepting custom code written for handling business logic and executing them on requests.

Not only extending reports, in most solutions, reports are viewed via either Windows applications or web applications. This requires integrating reports published with these applications and the integration is different from solution ...

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