• Oct 15 2015

    SQL Server Reporting Services Series - Part III: Parameters

    BY: Susan Williams
    This is the third post in a series about SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS). One of the other important topics of SSRS is adding parameters to a report which lets you filter the data down to a smaller group. As with many things, parameters can be simple selections or can be more complicated with cascading selections that depend on other parameters.
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  • Jul 23 2015

    SQL Server Reporting Services Part II: Basic Grouping

    BY: Susan Williams
    In this post we will be taking our list of Sales People and seeing how we can group and sort them in order to make the report more useful. We will also jump into expressions in order to add conditional formatting.
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  • Mar 19 2015

    SQL Server Reporting Services Series - Part I: Setting Up Your First Report

    BY: Susan Williams
    This is going to be the first in a series of blog posts about Microsoft's SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS). SSRS gives you the ability to create and manage reports from a variety of data sources. For us, the most used data source is SQL Server but we have also used SQL Azure and MySQL.
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  • Nov 20 2014

    Managing ASP.Net Authentication From a Console Application

    BY: Jamie Kiefner
    Many developers are familiar with the ASP.Net Web Configuration Manager in Visual Studio to maintain or create users in their SQL databases. The application allows the creation of users, as well as role creation and assignment. However, to my surprise, this functionality is no longer available in Visual Studio 2013.
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  • Apr 21 2014

    5 Microsoft SQL Server Scripts You Wished You Knew A Long Time Ago

    BY: Daniel Sorrentino
    Over the last few years there have been scenarios that as a developer I've come across many times and today I thought I'd share some SQL specific scripts that I find myself needing every once in a while and I always have to go hunting for them. This post will consolidate some of the more commonly useful ones that I think will be valuable to other developers as well.
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