Create complex reports using Pentaho with Packt’s New Book and eBook

October 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the launch of Pentaho 5.0 Reporting by Example: Beginner’s Guide, a practical guide, packed will examples to teach readers how to develop their own Java applications to execute their reports. The book consists of 342 pages and costs $49.99 for the print version, while the eBook and Kindle formats are available for $25.49.

About the authors:

Mariano García Mattío is a systems engineer for the IUA and specialist in distributed systems and services for the Facultad de Matemática Astronomía y Física (Faculty of Mathematics Astronomy and Physics) FaMAF UNC. His specializations are Java SE and Java EE technologies, node.js, the administration and design of databases, and OSBI.

Dario R. Bernabeu is a systems engineer at the IUA. He co-founded eGluBI (http://www.eglubi.com.ar). As a teacher, researcher, geek, and open source software enthusiast; his most notable publication is Data Warehousing: Research and Concept Systematization – HEFESTO: Methodology for the Construction of a DW.

Pentaho Report Designer is a visual, banded report writer. It has some incredible features such as using subreports, charts, and graphs. It can query and use data from many sources including SQL, MDX, Community Data Access, scripting, static table definitions, and more.

Pentaho 5.0 Reporting by Example: Beginner’s Guide will teach readers how to create and upload reports onto the Pentaho BI server. This step-by-step guide to creating high quality, professional reports starts with the basics as readers get the chance to explore each feature to ensure a thorough understanding. They will then peel back the curtain and take full advantage of the power of Pentaho.

The book encompasses the following essential chapters:

Chapter 1: What is Pentaho Report Designer?

Chapter 2: Installation and Configuration

Chapter 3: Start PRD and the User Interface (UI) Layout

Chapter 4: Instant Gratification – Creating Your First Report with PRD

Chapter 5: Adding a Relational Data Source

Chapter 6: Adding Groups

Chapter 7: Adding Parameters

Chapter 8: Using Formulas in Our Reports

Chapter 9: Adding Charts

Chapter 10: Adding Subreports

Chapter 11: Publishing and Running Reports in Pentaho BA Server

Chapter 12: Making a Difference – Reports with Hyperlinks and Sparklines

Chapter 13: Environment Variables, Stylesheets, and Crosstabs

Chapter 14: PRD Reports Embedded in Web Applications

Both newbie’s and experienced BI analysts will find this book to be a knowledgeable resource as it guides them through the creation of their first reports in Pentaho. To learn more about the book, please check the book page

 

Pentaho 5.0 Reporting by Example: Beginner’s Guide
Create high quality, professional, standard reports using today's most popular open source reporting tool

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/pentaho-5-0-reporting-by-example-beginners-guide/book

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