Pentaho Reporting 3.5 for Java Developers Table Of Contents

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Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: An Introduction to Pentaho Reporting
Chapter 2: Pentaho Reporting Client and Enterprise Examples
Chapter 3: Pentaho Reporting Examples in the Real World
Chapter 4: Design and Layout in Pentaho's Report Designer
Chapter 5: Working with Data Sources
Chapter 6: Including Charts and Graphics in Reports
Chapter 7: Parameterization, Functions, Formulas, and Internationalization in Reports
Chapter 8: Adding Sub-Reports and Cross Tabs to Reports
Chapter 9: Building Interactive Reports
Chapter 10: API-based Report Generation
Chapter 11: Extending Pentaho Reporting
Chapter 12: Additional Pentaho Reporting Topics
Index

  • Chapter 1: An Introduction to Pentaho Reporting
    • Typical uses of Pentaho Reporting
      • Operational reporting
      • Business intelligence reporting
      • Financial reporting
      • Production reporting
    • Pentaho Reporting history
      • Pentaho Reporting timeline
    • Feature overview
      • An advanced reporting algorithm
      • A multitude of available data sources
      • A wide variety of output formats
      • Pixel accurate rich formatting
      • Embedded charts
      • Report parameterization
      • Formulas and style expressions
      • Sub-reports
      • Cross Tab Reports
      • Interactive reporting
      • Rich authoring tools
      • Reporting server
      • Java API for building reports
      • Extensibility
      • A business friendly open source license
      • Pentaho reporting roadmap
    • Pentaho Reporting architecture
      • LibBase
      • LibDocBundle
      • LibFonts
      • LibFormat
      • LibFormula
      • LibLoader
      • LibRepository
      • LibSerializer
      • LibXml
      • Report Engine Core
      • Report Engine Extensions
    • Summary
  • Chapter 2: Pentaho Reporting Client and Enterprise Examples
    • Pentaho Reporting and example prerequisites
    • Setting up Pentaho Reporting
    • Building your first report
      • Report Designer introduction
      • Creating and configuring your first data source
      • Report layout
        • Creating the report title
        • Creating column headings
        • Populating the details band
        • Creating a report summary
        • Previewing and saving your report
    • Embedding your report in a Swing application
      • Setting up the Swing example application
      • Incorporating Pentaho Reporting into the application
    • Embedding your report in an enterprise web application
      • Setting up the example Tomcat application
      • Incorporating Pentaho Reporting into the web application
      • Adding additional output formats
    • Summary
  • Chapter 3: Pentaho Reporting Examples in the Real World
    • Setting up the example data source
    • ElectroBarn inventory report
      • Configuring the data source
      • Creating a query
      • Creating the Report Header and Page Footer
      • Defining the Group Header
      • Defining the Details band
      • Defining the Group Footer and the Report Footer band
      • Adding a pie chart
      • Incorporating the inventory report into your J2EE environment
        • Adding report selection as an input to the servlet
        • Compiling and deploying the report servlet
    • End of the day cashier balances
      • Configuring an input parameter
      • Configuring the data source query
      • Creating the Report Header and Page Footer
      • Defining the Details band
      • Defining the Group bands
      • Defining the main Group Header
      • Incorporating the End of Day report into your J2EE environment
    • ElectroBarn invoice example
      • Configuring the data source query
      • Defining the Group Header
      • Defining the sub-report
      • Defining the Details band
      • Defining the Group Footer and Page Footer
      • Incorporating the invoice report into your J2EE environment
    • Summary
  • Chapter 4: Design and Layout in Pentaho's Report Designer
    • Report Designer user interface components
      • Menu and toolbar
      • Report element palette
      • Report canvas tab panel
      • Report Explorer
      • Element Properties
      • Messages
    • Report bands
      • Common properties
        • Size and position properties
        • Padding and border properties
        • Page behavior properties
        • Foreground and background color properties
        • Excel properties
        • Attribute properties
        • Style inheritance
      • Page Header and Page Footer
      • Report Header and Report Footer
      • Group Header and Group Footer
      • Details Body
      • Watermark
    • Report elements
      • Common properties
      • Common text properties
        • Font style properties
        • Text style properties
        • Text spacing properties
        • Link properties
        • Excel properties
      • label
      • text-field
      • message
      • number-field
      • date-field
      • resource-label
      • resource-message
      • resource-field
      • chart
      • content (static image)
      • content-field (dynamic image)
      • rectangle
      • ellipse
      • horizontal-line and vertical-line
      • band
      • sub-report
      • survey-scale
      • line-sparkline
      • bar-sparkline
      • pie-sparkline
      • simple-barcodes
    • Visual layout in Report Designer
      • The Grid
      • Guide lines
      • Additional visual indicators
      • Moving and aligning single elements
      • Aligning groups of elements
      • Miscellaneous layout capabilities
    • Pentaho Report Designer shortcut keys
    • Working with fonts
    • Considerations for different output formats
      • Cell output
      • Paging
      • Limits to rich graphics and charts
    • Summary
  • Chapter 5: Working with Data Sources
    • Pentaho Reporting Engine Data API
      • The DataFactory interface
      • The ContextAwareDataFactory interface
      • The TableModel interface
      • DataFactory serialization
      • Additional data source metadata
    • Existing DataFactory implementations
      • TableDataFactory
      • NamedStaticDataFactory
        • Query syntax
        • NamedStaticDataFactory example
      • SQLReportDataFactory
        • StaticConnectionProvider
        • DriverConnectionProvider
        • JndiConnectionProvider
        • SQLReportDataFactory example
      • XPathDataFactory
        • XPathDataFactory example
      • HQLDataFactory
        • StaticSessionProvider
        • DefaultSessionProvider
        • HQLDataFactory Example
      • PmdDataFactory
        • XMI file
        • Domain Id
        • IPmdConnectionProvider
        • Registering MQL Queries
        • PmdDataFactory example
      • KettleDataFactory
        • KettleDataFactory example
      • BandedMDXDataFactory
        • BandedMDXDataFactory example
      • DenormalizedMDXDataFactory
      • CompoundDataFactory
      • Experimental data factories
    • Accessing data throughout a report
    • Summary
  • Chapter 6: Including Charts and Graphics in Reports
    • Supported charts
      • Common chart rendering properties
      • Common category series rendering properties
      • Common XY series rendering properties
      • Common dataset properties
      • Common category series dataset properties
      • Common XY series dataset properties
      • Area chart
        • Area chart example
      • Bar chart
        • Bar chart example
      • Line chart
        • Line chart example
      • Pie chart
        • Pie chart example
      • Ring chart
        • Ring chart example
      • Multi pie chart
        • Multi pie chart example
      • Waterfall chart
        • Waterfall chart example
      • Bar line chart
        • Bar line chart example
      • Bubble chart
        • Bubble chart example
      • Scatter chart
        • Scatter chart example
      • XY Area, XY Bar and XY Line charts
        • XY charts example
      • Extended XY Line chart
        • Extended XY Line chart example
      • Radar chart
        • Radar chart example
    • Including static images in your report
    • Including dynamic images in your report
    • Summary
  • Chapter 7: Parameterization, Functions, Formulas, and Internationalization in Reports
    • Report parameterization
      • Providing report parameters
      • Available report parameter types
    • Working with functions and expressions
      • Common functions
      • Report functions
      • Summary functions
      • Running functions
      • Advanced functions
      • Image functions
      • Script functions
    • Working with formulas
      • Formula syntax
      • Formula data types
      • Formula operators
      • Formula functions
        • Date time functions
        • Logical functions
        • Mathematical functions
        • Text functions
        • Reporting Specific functions
        • Miscellaneous functions
    • Internationalization and localization of reports
      • Localizing fields
      • Localization example
    • Summary
  • Chapter 8: Adding Sub-Reports and Cross Tabs to Reports
    • Adding sub-reports
      • Multi-page sub-report example
      • Chart sub-report example
      • Side-by-side sub-report example
    • Adding cross tabs
      • Cross tab MDX example
      • Cross tab SQL example
      • Multiple row and column cross tab example
    • Summary
  • Chapter 9: Building Interactive Reports
    • Interactive reports in Swing
      • Registering event callbacks
        • ReportHyperlinkListener
        • ReportActionListener
        • ReportMouseListener
      • Interactive Swing example
    • Interactive reports in HTML
      • Interactive HTML report properties
      • Manipulating the reporting HTML DOM
      • Including an external CSS or JavaScript resource
      • Interactive HTML example
        • Adding interactive elements to the dashboard
    • Summary
  • Chapter 10: API-based Report Generation
    • Understanding the serialized report format
      • settings.xml
      • datadefinition.xml and the datasources folder
        • Parameters
        • Data source reference
        • Functions and expressions
      • Data sources folder
      • layout.xml
        • Group and detail band hierarchy
        • Report elements
        • Example layout.xml file
      • styles.xml
        • Example styles.xml file
      • Additional required files
      • Building and running a .prpt bundle example file
    • Building a report using Pentaho Reporting's Java API
      • Adding a data source
      • Defining parameters
      • Including functions and expressions
      • Defining the report's layout
        • Common report bands
        • Group band hierarchy
      • Adding elements to the report
      • Java API example
    • Wizard Java API
    • Summary
  • Chapter 11: Extending Pentaho Reporting
    • Implementing report functions and expressions
      • Implementing expressions
        • Defining an expression class
        • Defining expression metadata
        • An example expression
      • Implementing functions
    • Implementing a formula function
      • Regex formula function example
    • Implementing BeanShell expressions
      • Example BSHExpression
    • Implementing a report element
      • Defining an ElementType class
      • Defining element metadata
      • Defining read and write handlers
      • An example report element
    • Summary
  • Chapter 12: Additional Pentaho Reporting Topics
    • Using Pentaho Reporting with Pentaho's Business Intelligence Server
      • Downloading and Installing the BI Server
      • Publishing a report to the BI Server
      • Scheduling reports
      • Configuring permissions
      • Report emailing and bursting
      • Managing database connections and users
      • Creating ad hoc reports
    • Mobile reporting
      • Mobile report server
      • Mobile report design
      • Example: Pentaho's iPhone BI extension
    • Data source metadata in Pentaho Reporting
      • MetaTableModel API
      • Mapping external metadata
      • Using metadata attributes in a report
      • Current MetaTableModel implementations
      • Metadata example: DefaultMetaTableModel
    • Working with Pentaho Reporting's output layer
      • The OutputProcessorMetaData interface
      • The OutputProcessor interface
      • RenderNode Document Object Model
      • Updating Report Designer
      • Example: PojoObject output
    • The Pentaho community—getting help and contributing
      • Asking questions, helping others
      • Online documentation
      • Submitting bugs and viewing backlogs
      • Contributing code
      • Enterprise support
    • Summary

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