Integrating and Extending BIRT
Pearson Education, Jul 18, 2008 - Computers - 724 pages
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.
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This second edition, revised and expanded, adds the following new content
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Understanding Web Viewer architecture
Using the Web Viewer Deployment wizard
Understanding the BIRT Architecture
About the BIRT engines and services
About data services components
Understanding the Report Object Model
About table and list event order
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