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Integrating and Extending BIRT by Iana Chatalbasheva, Jane Tatchell, Tom Bondur, Don French, Jason Weathersby

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Chapter 3. Installing Other BIRT Packages

Beyond the BIRT Report Designer packages, BIRT provides a number of other separate packages as downloadable archive (.zip) files on the Eclipse web site. Some of the packages are stand-alone modules, others require an existing Eclipse or BIRT environment, and still others provide additional functionality to report developers and application developers. This chapter describes the steps required to install each of the available packages, shown in the following list:

  • BIRT Chart Engine

  • BIRT Demo Database

  • BIRT Report Engine

  • BIRT Samples

  • BIRT Test Suite

BIRT supports several languages for displaying user interface components and messages. Support for languages other than English requires installing a language pack. ...

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