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The Trivadis Integration Architecture Blueprint: Implementation scenarios

by Daniel Liebhart Guido Schmutz Peter Welkenbach | June 2010 | Enterprise Articles SOA

Having understood the structure of the blueprint covered in the previous article on The Trivadis Integration Architecture Blueprint, this article will use individual scenarios to illustrate how the business pattern can be implemented using the Integration Architecture Blueprint.

This article by Guido Schmutz, co-author of Service-Oriented Architecture: An Integration Blueprint, will:

  • Explain service-oriented integration scenarios
  • Explain how an existing integration solution can be modernized using SOA, and describe a scenario that has already been implemented in practice
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Material Management Using Compiere 3

by Andries L Pretorius | June 2010 | CRM Enterprise Articles

Compiere offers the current Java and web technology platform , which is based on open architecture and standards, throughout its offering.Due to its open source nature, Compiere offers a flexible and transparent technology platform.Compiere provides a competitive licensing model up to large-scale Enterprise levels.

We will therefore describe Materials Management.In this article by Andries L Pretorius, author of Compiere 3 Implementation Guide we shall learn:

  • Give you an overview of materials management in Compiere, including warehousing, product quantities, and moving inventory
  • Describe how to set up the replenishment of a product
  • Give you an understanding of costing and accounting principles
  • Give you an overview of the standard reports and business reporting views available
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The Trivadis Integration Architecture Blueprint

by Daniel Liebhart Guido Schmutz Peter Welkenbach | June 2010 | Enterprise Articles SOA

The Trivadis Integration Architecture Blueprint specifies the building blocks needed for the effective implementation of integration solutions. It ensures consistent quality in the implementation of integration strategies as a result of a simple, tried-and-tested structure, and the use of familiar integration patterns (Hohpe, Wolf 2004).

In this article by Guido Schmutz, co-author of Service-Oriented Architecture: An Integration Blueprint, we will cover:

  • Standards, components, and patterns used
  • Structuring the integration blueprint
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JasperReports 3.6: Creating a Report from Relational Data

by Bilal Siddiqui | June 2010 | Cookbooks Java Open Source

This is the first part of a four-part article series which focuses on advanced things such as working with a variety of data sources: relational data, XML data, model beans of Java applications, and also multiple relational databases at once. iReport will need to access these data sources in order to generate a report. iReport uses the concept of loose coupling between data sources and report design. Loose coupling means you can design your reports independent of the type of data source used. This means the same report design can work with any data source.

Relational databases are perhaps the most popular data sources used to hold application data. This article by Bilal Siddiqui, author of JasperReports 3.6 Development Cookbook, shows how you will connect JasperReports to your database. An open source database named PostgreSQL to is used to hold the sample data. That's why in this recipe you will connect iReport with your PostgreSQL installation. This article also shows that you can connect iReport to any of the popular databases in a similar manner.

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JasperReports 3.6: Creating a Report from XML Data using XPath

by Bilal Siddiqui | June 2010 | Cookbooks Java Open Source

XML is a popular data source used in many applications. JasperReports allows you to generate reports directly from XML data. This first section of the article teaches you how to connect iReport to an XML file stored on your PC. In the second section of this article by Bilal Siddiqui, author of JasperReports 3.6 Development Cookbook, you will create a report from data stored in an XML file. In order to process an XML file and extract information from it, JasperReports uses XPath, which is a popular query language to filter XML data. So you will also learn how to use XPath expressions for report generation.

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