running a SSRS repot from a .net application

I need to do the following tasks from a .net application

1) populate a list with the names of all the reports on the server

2) when a user selects the report it will execute

Can anybody point me in the right direction on how to do this using VB.net
vbnetcoderAsked:
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Bob LearnedCommented:
I haven't ever needed to get a report list from a server, but there are queries that you can run to get that list:

Get Reporting Services Report List from Database
https://nathondalton.wordpress.com/2010/02/22/get-reporting-services-report-list-from-database/

Select   [Name],
               [Description],
               SubString([Path],1,Len([Path]) – (CharIndex(‘/’,Reverse([Path]))-1)) As [Path],
               Case
                        When [Hidden] = 1
                        Then  ‘Yes’
                        Else    ‘No’
               End As [Hidden]
From    [Catalog]
Where  [Type] = 2
Order By SubString([Path],1,Len([Path]) – (CharIndex(‘/’,Reverse([Path]))-1)),
               [Name]

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vbnetcoderAuthor Commented:
If possible i want to do this with a web service call
Bob LearnedCommented:
Oh, yeah, SSRS web services...

Using the SOAP API in a Web Application
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms155376.aspx

' Create a Web service proxy object and set credentials
   Dim rs As New ReportingService2005()
   rs.Credentials = System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials

   ' Return a list of catalog items in the report server database
   Dim items As CatalogItem() = rs.ListChildren("/", True)

   ' For each report, display the path of the report in a Listbox
   Dim ci As CatalogItem
   For Each ci In  items
      If ci.Type = ItemTypeEnum.Report Then
         catalogListBox.Items.Add(ci.Path)
      End If
   Next ci

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