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Steve Joubert

Steve Joubert is a Microsoft Certified Professional in developing web applications in C#. He has spent nine years developing Microsoft technologies, including building .NET applications, and has a background in such diverse markets as pharmaceuticals, biotech, banking, finance and entertainment. He currently works for ASPSOFT in Orlando, Fla.

Beginning SQL Server Reporting Services Part 4

The long-awaited final instalment of Steve Joubert's popular 4-part "from the ground up" guide to SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services. Here, he dissects the Report Definition Language and provides a practical demonstration on the use of Report Builder, an ad-hoc reporting tool that allows end users to build and customize their own reports. Read more...

Beginning SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services Part 3: The Chart Control

Part 3 of the series takes us through the chart control and some of Steve's favourite features that ship with SSRS. Read more...

Beginning SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services Part 2

Continuing his in-depth tour of SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services, Steve Joubert demonstrates the most common features and functions used to develop effective and dynamic reports. Read more...

Beginning SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services Part 1

Steve Joubert begins an in-depth tour of SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services with a step-by-step guide to building and deploying basic reports. Read more...

Beginning ASP.NET 2.0

It seems that there is both excitement and confusion surrounding Master Pages and Themes. A big part of the problem is that they always seem to be mentioned in the same breath – like I just did. The reality is that they are two separate but equally important technologies. Read more...

Creating Motivated Developers

If you're an IT manager, then your vision of "Peace on Earth" is probably a carefree existence where developers finish projects on-time and on-budget and who do only and exactly what you asked them to do. So it may surprise you to read that having your developers deliver "Peace on Earth" might be the last thing you want. Read more...

Project Management 101

Most software projects fail. Only about a quarter are completely successful. About half are late and over budget and the remaining quarter just fade into oblivion. What if there was a simple way to ensure your project’s success? There is, and it’s all about starting out in the right way… Read more...

Smart client architecture

Smart client is more than a fancy moniker for Win Forms, or a marketing ploy to sell Visual Studio 2005. Read more...

Does your app need an independent data layer?

This article looks at the benefits and drawbacks of building an independent data layer into your application. Read more...

Data Synchronization

Making your smart client application work in a disconnected environment - considering data loading and return synchronization. Read more...

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