Learn MS SSRS Report Dev and become a Reporting Specialist
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Learn MS SSRS Report Dev and become a Reporting Specialist

Create reports for your managers or your own business with SSRS Reports. Become the next greatest Reporting Specialist!
4.4 (29 ratings)
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766 students enrolled
Created by Cristian Astalos
Last updated 3/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Know how to create a Reporting project in SQL Server Data Tools
  • Add and configure visual elements like tables, charts,indicators
  • Efficiently use Sub reports
  • Create report functionalities like filters and parameters
  • Use Shared Data Sources and Datasets
  • Programmatically alter behaviors in your report
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Requirements
  • SQL language basics
  • SQL Server Express(free software)
  • Passion to learn new things
Description

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Becoming a BI Reporting Specialist is anyone's dream who wishes to combine coding and design and also has a passion for databases.

This course is designed to teach you everything that you need to know to become one of them.

You're going to start by creating basic reports and work your way up to more complex ones, by example.

No boring talks about concepts and theoretical stuff. Consider this a workshop in which you will actually see how things work and what a Reporting Specialist does daily.

I work as a BI/DB Developer myself and I love what I do. Give me a chance to show you how things work in my world and maybe you will start loving this as much as I do.

Can't wait to see you among my other students soon!

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Who is the target audience?
  • This course can be used by technology professional as well as individuals who wish to become BI Reporting Specialists or just want to create reports for their own businesses.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 30 Lectures Collapse All 30 Lectures 03:21:23
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SSRS Basics
9 Lectures 48:01

A short description and introduction to the course and SSRS reports

Preview 05:22

How to start working in SS Data Tools by creating a project

Preview 05:19

Overview on what the main areas of interest are in Data Tools

Overview on DT Workspace
04:45

How to connect your report to a data source.

Preview 04:47

What is a dataset and how to create one

Create a DataSet
05:39

How to add a table to your report and display data in it.

Adding a Table
08:09

Some simple formatting, very much the same way as any Office app text formatting.

Basic Formating
05:34

how to add a page header and footer and display text in it.

Page Header and Footer
06:38

Conclusions on first part of the course

SSRS Basics - Conclusions
01:48
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SSRS Intermediate Concepts
13 Lectures 01:32:26

Learn how to quickly create a report being guided step by step using the wizard.

Using the Wizard
06:33

Adding and configuring parameters in a report

Preview 21:22

In this lecture we are going to explore Cascading Parameters. How you can control the available values of one parameter based on the selection you made on a previous parameter.

Cascading Parameters
16:12

What is and how to work with a Shared Data Source

Shared Datasources
05:34

What is and how to work with a Shared Data Set

Shared Datasets
03:40

Subreports are widely used in dashboards but first we need to learn how to create and use one.

Creating SubReports
05:48

Learn how to add and customize an image in SSRS. Also look at some of the proprieties and actions that an image can have.

Using Images in a report
02:49

Expressions are a very useful way of conditioning behaviours in Data Tools Reports. This is a brief introduction to Expressions.

Preview 03:28

Learn how to write an expression that alters background color of your table based on a condition.

Change Background color using Expressions
07:41

Learn how to write an expression that alters the color of your text based on a condition.

Preview 03:52

Show or hide elements of your report using an expression.

Visibility option using Expressions
05:11

What is a matrix , how to use it and how is it different from a table.

Using a Matrix
04:45

There is no report without a chart right? Here's how you add one to your SSRS report.

Using Charts
05:31
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Advanced Concepts
8 Lectures 01:00:56

Even if your report looks good in the Preview mode, when exporting it things become a bit tricky. Here are some hints that are worth considering when optimizing your report for export.

Optimize your report for export
13:54

Insert page number, report tile and more using built in fields.

Using Built in Fields aka Globals
07:13

Sharing Reports - Introduction
05:21

Sharing Reports- Configuring Report Manager
05:18

Sharing Reports - Uploading Reports to report Manager
06:04

After you upload your reports you need to connect them to a data source. Here's how to do it.

Sharing Reports - Configuring Reports in Report Manager
04:07

Indicators
13:05

Dashboards and Rectangles
05:54
About the Instructor
Cristian Astalos
4.0 Average rating
37 Reviews
1,399 Students
4 Courses
BI-DB Developer, Founder of EasyWaySQL.com and My-Car.co

I am a young but experienced and highly passionate BI Reporting Specialist and Database Developer,writer and founder of EasyWaySQL and MyCar mobile app.

I also have a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a Master's degree in Economic Decision Support Systems.

Other than that I am dedicated to share my knowledge with others and learn new technologies on the way.