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Introduction To Role-Based Security In SQL Server Reporting Services

This article provides an introduction to adding Windows users and groups into roles in SQL Server Reporting Services. We will outline the default roles delivered with Reporting Services and briefly discuss the security model.
Published: Tuesday, August 10, 2004

Design Journey Into Searches, Sorts, and IComparer

Learn to Sort, search, and compare arrays of objects using IComparer
Published: Friday, July 30, 2004

Retrieve Images from a SQL database for display in an Asp.Net Datagrid

This article demonstrates how to read images data type (BLOB data) from a SQL database and display it in an ASP.Net page
Published: Sunday, July 11, 2004

Best Practice Resources For ASP.NET

From naming guidelines to security countermeasures, here are links to best practice documents and guidelines for programming ASP.NET applications.
Published: Saturday, July 10, 2004

Saving Images in a SQL database using ASP.Net

This article demonstrates how to upload image file to a sql database
Published: Monday, July 5, 2004

Screen Scraping, ViewState, and Authentication using ASP.Net

This article will examine three options to fetch HTML output from a URL, including how to fetch the output of an ASPX page using Viewstate and forms based authentication.
Published: Saturday, July 3, 2004

Using The Amazon Web Service From ASP.NET

In this article we will demonstrate how to consume the Amazon Web Service (AWS) from an ASP.NET web form. In developing the sample we will take a look at abstraction techniques to make the web service easier to use in a web form scenario.
Published: Tuesday, June 22, 2004

Reporting Services and the Report Viewer component - Part II

This article demonstrates how to embed the ReportViewer component in an ASP.Net web page, input parameters in your aspx page and pass them to Reporting Services
Published: Sunday, June 20, 2004

SQL Server Best Practices Analyser Tool

Microsoft's SQL Best Practice Analyser is here - and its a great little aid for DBA's
Published: Friday, June 11, 2004

INSERT statements for your SQL database

This script can be used to generate SQL INSERT statements based on data which exists in a SQL Table.
Published: Friday, June 4, 2004

SQL Server - Query Analyzer Shortcut Keys

A list of Shortcut Keys available to you in SQL Query Analyzer
Published: Tuesday, May 25, 2004

Embedded Code In Reporting Services

The ability to embed code inside of a report gives you extensibility and flexibility when creating a report. Before you can take advantage of this feature you need to understand the restrictions Reporting Services has in place for embedded code.
Published: Monday, May 24, 2004

SQL Reporting Services and the ReportViewer Component

Using ReportViewer and URL Access to embed a Reporting Services Report in an ASP.Net Web application
Published: Wednesday, May 19, 2004

Creating a weather gadget using the Weather Channel’s XML Feed

This article uses XML and HttpWebRequest to pull and format weather information from The Weather Channel XML feed.
Published: Friday, May 14, 2004

Using GetReportParameters in Reporting Services

This example demonstrates how to use GetReportParameters to retrieve valid values for a report parameter.
Published: Sunday, May 9, 2004

In Search Of ASP.Net Controls

Tips for locating controls with the FindControl method, including finding controls in DataGrid rows, Repeaters, DataGrid headers, and user controls.
Published: Saturday, April 24, 2004

Using CreateSubscription and the Reporting Service API

The CreateSubscription web service method requires careful setup to work correctly. In this article we will demonstrate how to create a report subscription with the web service API using the XmlSerializer.
Published: Monday, April 12, 2004

Working With HttpContext.Current

The HttpContext.Current property can give you the context for the current request from anywhere in the application domain. This article takes a look at how HttpContext.Current works, and the implications for ASP.NET applications using multiple threads.
Published: Monday, March 22, 2004

The HttpContext Items Collection

The HttpContext Items container allows you to mange request state for the lifetime of a single request.
Published: Monday, March 15, 2004

Impersonation in ASP.Net

ASP.NET applications can execute with the identity of the client. These articles take a look at different ways to use and troubleshoot impersonation in ASP.NET
Published: Monday, March 15, 2004

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