Over the years I have built several SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services) reports. Many of them have been designed, created, and deployed inside the standard SSRS folders structure. However; a couple of years ago I had a client wanting to access the report while inside a web application. They didn’t want to leave the application to run the report and they wanted it to look and feel as part of the application.
At first the request did not seem that difficult, after all Arvixe has all of this technology and it seemed to be straight forward. Just start a new project, add a new reference, and start coding, Right? However; I should have known that when things seem simple there is always a fly in the ointment. The next couple of articles will take you from beginning to end in using a reporting services .wsdl to generate reports from within a web application. (I will not go over the actual creation of the report.) Learn More