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Its hard to say for certain, because currently there is no business intelligence component to Visual Studio 2010, and there seems to be no plans to add one, so all reports for SSRS must be developed in Visual Studio 2008. However crystal reports can be made in Visual Studio 2010. SSRS does seem to be better than crystal reports though for the little I've ...


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Here's what I'm seeing based on viewing classified and my own job search process earlier this year. Most companies with a long established .NET and/or VB6 code are sticking with Crystal for now. Unfortunately, they have too much invested in this or that weird report for various accounting managers, sales managers and such to make any big changes. ...


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People use Crystal Reports because it came in the box with MS tools for so long (or at least a version featuring a subset of the functionality did). It should be more important to demonstrate an understanding of use of a reporting tool than specific knowledge of Crystal, if its not remember that interviews work both ways...


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1) Difference between Section And Subreport I guess you have confused the concept of section and subreport. - Section refers to the design areas which is used to build your report. Page header, report header, details, footer are sections of report. - Subreport is the report within another report object. Even subreports have sections in their ...


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Interviewers ask more about Crystal Reports because it is a way more common name, and has been quite popular for years. If you don't use Crystal Reports, when they ask that you can answer and say RDLC Reports, and then explain the similarities and differences.


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It's going to depend on your environment, but there does seem to be a general shift away from Crystal and towards SSRS with the vendors we've talked with (and also other developers that I've talked to).



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