Preface

About this book

The second of a two-book series on business intelligence and reporting technology, Integrating and Extending BIRT, introduces programmers to BIRT architecture and the reporting framework. Its companion book, BIRT: A Field Guide, shows report developers how to create reports using the graphical tools of BIRT Report Designer. 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.

BIRT technology makes it possible for a programmer to build a customized report using scripting and BIRT APIs. This book informs report developers about how to write scripts that:

• Customize ...

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