Chapter 2. Installing a BIRT Report Designer

BIRT provides two report designers, BIRT Report Designer and BIRT RCP Report Designer. Both designers are reporting systems that integrate with your J2EE-based web application to enable report developers to produce compelling reports in both web and PDF formats. BIRT Report Designer is for report developers who want to use programming or scripting in their report designs. BIRT RCP Report Designer does not support the use of programming or scripting in Java.

Each designer is packaged as an archive (.zip) file and can be downloaded from the Eclipse web site.

The available packages are:

  • BIRT Report Designer

    If you already have installed an Eclipse environment, you can download and install BIRT Report Designer. ...

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