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The Definitive Guide to iReport

By Giulio Toffoli

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Discover the iReport tool in The Definitive Guide to iReport, written by Giulio Toffoli. iReport is an intuitive, easy-to-use visual report builder and designer for JasperReports, written in 100% pure Java.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-928-0
  • 352 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: August 26, 2007
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF

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JasperForge.org is the open-source development portal for the JasperSoft Business Intelligence Suite, the JasperSoft business intelligence solution that delivers comprehensive tools for data access, data integration, analysis, and reporting, including iReport. This definitive, authoritative book covers the following:

  • iReport as an intuitive and easy-to-use visual report builder/designer for JasperReports, written in 100% pure Java
  • Shows how users can visually edit complex reports with charts, images, and subreports, as iReport is integrated with leading open source chart libraries for Java
  • Demonstrates how the data to print can be retrieved through several methods including multiple JDBC connections, TableModels, JavaBeans, XML, MDX, EJBQL, Hibernate, and so forth

What you’ll learn

  • Understand the iReport and JasperReports installation process and fundamental concepts
  • Build your very first simple report
  • Set up and implement types of datasources including a JDBC connection, a custom datasource, and XML datasources
  • Explore iReport plug-ins
  • Create simple and complex charts

Who this book is for

This book is for business intelligence reporting tool users and developers who have a background primarily in Java and Java EE.

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