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Integrating and Extending BIRT
by Jason Weathersby and Tom Bondur and Iana Chatalbasheva


Overview - The world-wide developer community has downloaded over three million copies of BIRT (Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools) from the Eclipse web site. Built on the open-source Eclipse platform, BIRT is a powerful reporting system that provides an end-to-end solution, from creating and deploying reports to integrating report capabilities in enterprise applications.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The world-wide developer community has downloaded over three million copies of BIRT (Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools) from the Eclipse web site. Built on the open-source Eclipse platform, BIRT is a powerful reporting system that provides an end-to-end solution, from creating and deploying reports to integrating report capabilities in enterprise applications.

The second of a two-book series on business intelligence and reporting technology, Integrating and Extending BIRT, Second Edition introduces programmers to BIRT architecture and the reporting framework. BIRT technology makes it possible for a programmer to build a customized report using scripting and BIRT APIs. A programmer can also extend the BIRT framework by creating a new plug-in using the Eclipse Plug-in Development Environment. This book provides extensive examples on how to build plug-ins to extend the features of the BIRT framework. The source code for these examples is available for download.

The topics discussed include
  • Installing and deploying BIRT
  • Deploying a BIRT report to an application server
  • Understanding BIRT architecture
  • Scripting in a BIRT report design
  • Integrating BIRT functionality into applications
  • Working with the BIRT extension framework

  • This second edition, revised and expanded, adds the following new content
  • Updated architectural diagrams
  • Expanded scripting examples
  • Tag library descriptions
  • In-depth description of BIRT Web Viewer
  • Configuring BIRT to use a JNDI connection
  • XML report rendering plug-in example
  • Fragment plug-in localization example
  • Open Data Access (ODA) plug-in example implementing the new Data Tools Platform (DTP) design and run-time wizards


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    • ISBN: 9780132702232
    • Publisher: Pearson Education
    • Imprint: Addison-Wesley Professional
    • Date: Sept 2008
     
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