Asif Sayed

Asif
Sayed

Asif Sayed is a senior systems analyst with a leading energy services provider in Toronto. He has more than 15 years' experience in software development and business-process architecture. He is the author of Client-Side Reporting with Visual Studio in C# (Apress).

Articles
Crystal-Clear Reporting on Hierarchical Data
Forget the complicated self-joins. Thanks to new Crystal Reports support in Visual Studio 2005, reporting on hierarchical data has never been easier.
Store RTF Data in a SQL Server Database
By using Windows Forms and a C# script, you can easily store and retrieve Rich Text Format data in a SQL Server 2005 database table.

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