This book is specifically for the version of Crystal Reports that comes with Visual Studio 2008. If you have been looking for a beginners book that has a lot of easy to understand, step-by-step instructions and screen shots that show you how to learn and use the version of Crystal Reports that comes bundled with Visual Studio 2008, this is the book for you. The No Stress Tech Guide To Crystal Reports Basic for Visual Studio 2008 For Beginners book, is a self-paced visual guide to learning Crystal Reports and is written from the perspective that the reader has not created a report before or has not used Crystal Reports. This book is for the beginner and intermediate user. To help you become familiar with the options and features, this book contains over 500 illustrations that provide a visual tour of the software. Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2005, ISBN 978-0-9773912-6-4 is also available. If you are looking for a beginners book for Crystal Reports XI, see ISBN 978-0-9773912-3-3.