Get Started with DevExpress Reporting

Create Reports in Visual Studio

Follow the steps below to design a basic report in Visual Studio.

  1. Add a Report to Your .NET Application
    Explains how to create a new report from scratch or convert your grids and third-party reports to DevExpress Reports.

  2. Create a Simple Data-Aware Report
    Demonstrates how to use the built-in Report Wizard to create a simple data-bound report.

  3. First Look at the Report Designer
    Details Visual Studio's integrated Report Designer.

  4. Create a Report from A to Z
    Illustrates the main report features.

Tip

The created reports are platform-agnostic. You can reuse these reports in applications created for different platforms.

Create End-User Reporting Application

Add the DevExpress Report Designer and/or Document Viewer control(s) to your application to extend it with the reporting functionality. Refer to the following topics to get started:

Desktop Applications

Control WinForms WPF
Report Designer Quick Start Quick Start
Document Viewer Quick Start Quick Start

Web Applications

Control

ASP.NET WebForms

ASP.NET MVC

ASP.NET Core

Report Designer

Add an End-User Report Designer to an ASP.NET WebForms Application

Create an ASP.NET Application with a Report Designer

Add an End-User Report Designer to an ASP.NET MVC Application

Create an ASP.NET Application with a Report Designer

Add an End-User Report Designer to an ASP.NET Core Application (CTP)

Create an ASP.NET Core Application with a Report Designer (CTP)

Create an ASP.NET Core Angular Application with a Report Designer (CTP)

Document Viewer

Add the Document Viewer to an ASP.NET WebForms Application

Create an ASP.NET Application with the Document Viewer

Add the Document Viewer to an ASP.NET MVC Application

Create an ASP.NET Application with the Document Viewer

Add the Document Viewer to an ASP.NET Core Application (CTP)

Create an ASP.NET Core Application with the Document Viewer (CTP)

Create an ASP.NET Core Angular Application with the Document Viewer (CTP)

Tip

See Redistribution and Deployment for information on how to deploy your reporting applications created for different platforms.