JasperReports for Java Developers

JasperReports is an open source embeddable Java reporting library that is very popular because it provides the ease Java developers to create rich print and web reports. So what are the benefits of "JasperReports for Java Developers Book"? This book shows exactly how to start and develop the skills to get the most from the use of JasperReports. This book will provide direction ranging from setup reports, creating, designing, formatting, and exporting reports with data from multiple data sources, and integrating JasperReports with other Java frameworks. With this book you will begin to add reporting capabilities to your application and make your report template and then generate reports through the use of jrxml files, custom ANT targets, and preview them in both the browser and the native browser JasperReports.

For the next step is to get the data from various datasources, even not only from the database but also XML files, and Java Objects to display on your report. With formatting and grouping, and add graphic elements to your report will make a good report.

You will get the ease of making a report by a walkthrough of the iReport Designer visual designing tool. You will see how to integrate your reports with other Java frameworks, using Spring or Hibernate to get data for the report, and Java Server Faces or Struts for presenting the report.

This book is a concise and practical guide that introduces you to JasperReports, so you can create complex and elegant reports.

Who this book is for
This book is for Java developers who want to create rich reports for either the web or print, and want to get started quickly with JasperReports to do this. No knowledge of JasperReports is presumed, although obviously familiarity with Java, SQL, and XML are assumed where they are required.

Book Details
Language : English
Paperback : 344 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : August 2006
ISBN : 1904811906 ISBN 13 : 9781904811909
Author(s) : David R. Heffelfinger

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