Session 1: Introducing Expressions in Basic Report Design

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Presented by: Paul Turley Running Time: 70 min How expressions work Visual Basic.NET expression fundamentals Parameter basics and incorporating parameters in expressions Decision making – IIF() and SWITCH() functions Handling empty values and evaluation errors When to use calculated fields and calculated values Making properties dynamic

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This video is part of the Mastering SQL Server Reporting Services Expressions On-Demand Training.

SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) is a very capable and mature reporting tool that has been part of the SQL Server suite for more than 10 years. It’s fairly easy to create basic reports with no programming and only fundamental technical skills if you keep things simple, but if you have to build highly-functional reports, you need to know how to write and use expressions. With some essential expression skills, you can take your report designs to the next level and give your business powerful reporting and analytic capabilities.

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