SQL Server Reporting Services

We had a great presentation on SQL Server Reporting services at the Northwest Ohio .NET User Group  given by Cem Demircioglu (Hirzel Canning Company) on March 28th.  This is a product that I have been wanting to experiment with for a while now, and after seeing the presentation I can think of some great applications for it. A few take aways: I thought it was very interesting how you can easily extend SQL Reporting services to generate any type of output.  Out of the box it supports Excel, CSV, PDF and some others. The charting capabilities look really nice.  There … Continue reading SQL Server Reporting Services

Media Center Presentation Tonight- Findlay Area .NET User Group

In case you are in Northwest Ohio today, please come check out my presentation on Media Center at the Findlay Area .NET User Group.  Visit http://www.fanug.org for more information. Greg Huber (President of NWNUG, Microsoft MVP) will be presenting on “Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005” (MCE 2005). MCE 2005 helps bring the power of the PC to your living room and developers can easily take advantage of its API to develop applications. Come find out if Media Center is all it’s hyped up to be! Greg will cover the following- 1st Half of Presentation: MCE 2005 Overview Getting … Continue reading Media Center Presentation Tonight- Findlay Area .NET User Group

Drewby Great Lakes Evangelist

Just in case you hadn’t heard yet, Drew Robbins will be working as the Great Lakes Developer Evangelist for Microsoft!  While I am said to see Alex go (he will be missed!) I think we will get along well with Drew.  I’ve known Drew for a little while now- we did a speaker swap for our user groups last year.  Looking forward to it Drew!!