Reporting with Visual Studio and Crystal Reports
By Mahmoud Elkoush
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Released: October 2013
Pages: 148

In Detail

Reports are documents that present focused, salient content to a specific audience. Crystal Reports is a business intelligence application that will help you design and generate reports from a wide range of data sources. It helps you summarize a good deal of information in a visually appealing manner.

"Reporting with Visual Studio and Crystal Reports" is a practical, hands-on guide that will provide you with a number of clear, step-by-step exercises, and help you take advantage of the real power of Crystal Reports. This book will not only help you create effective reports, but also teach you how to create a reporting application.

"Reporting with Visual Studio and Crystal Reports" will guide you through the installation of Crystal Reports and Visual Studio. As you progress from one chapter to the next, you will gradually build a reporting application. You will also learn how to select the right data, and enhance your report by grouping and sorting data. This book will also help you create chart reports to improve your report design. With this book, you will learn how to create a complete reporting application and a wide variety of reports.


A fast-paced, example-based guide to learn how to create a reporting application using Visual Studio and Crystal Reports.

Who this book is for

"Reporting with Visual Studio and Crystal Reports" is for developers new to Crystal Reports. It will also prove useful to intermediate users who wish to explore some new techniques in Crystal Reports using Microsoft Visual Studio. Readers are expected to have basic knowledge of C#, Microsoft Visual Studio, and Structured Query Language (SQL).

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Very useful book

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  • Easy to understand
  • Helpful examples
  • Well-written


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    Comments about oreilly Reporting with Visual Studio and Crystal Reports:

    As a Sr. SharePoint Developer I found my needs on this book, and I'm sure you will too, though it's simple but it's powerful, I totally recommend this book for whom have no time for reading and needs a quick reference for reporting, as today projects' full of BI and Reporting Services, which is very important for decision making, and data representing.

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