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JDBC 4.0 and Oracle JDeveloper for J2EE Development by Deepak Vohra

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Chapter 12. Creating a Report with JasperReports

JasperReports is a Java reporting tool to prepare reports for presentation. A JasperReports report is an HTML, PDF, Excel XLS, CSV, or a XML report. The data for a JasperReports report is static data or is data retrieved from a database table with an SQL query. JasperReports is designed to be included in Java/J2EE applications to generate dynamic presentation reports.

In this chapter, we will create JasperReports reports in JDeveloper. JasperReports uses JDBC to connect to database and retrieve data for a JasperReports report. A JDBC connection with the Oracle database 10g is established in the JasperReports configuration file (.xml file). We will create a PDF report and an Excel spreadsheet report ...

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