Pentaho 5.0 Reporting by Example: Beginner�s Guide
Open source reporting tools and techniques, such as PRD, have been comparable in quality to their commercial counterparts this is largely due to the market's marked tendency to choose open source solutions. PRD is a very powerful tool and in order to take full advantage of it you need to pay attention to the important details.
Pentaho 5.0 Reporting by Example: Beginner’s Guide clearly explains the the foundation and then puts those concepts into practice through step-by-step visual guides. Feeling confident with your newly discovered, desirable, skill you will have the power to create your very own professional reports including graphics, formulas, sub-reports and many other forms of data reporting.
Pentaho 5.0 Reporting By Example: Beginner’s Guide is a step-by-step guide to create high quality, professional reports. Starting with the basics we will explore each feature to ensure a thorough understanding to peel back the curtain and take full advantage of the power that Pentaho puts at our fingertips.
This book gives you the necessary resources to create a great variety of reports. You will be able to make reports that contain sub-reports, include graphics, sparklines and so on. You will also be able to parameterize your reports so that the final user can decide what information to visualize. You will be able to create your own stoplight type indicators and drill down in your reports. and execute your reports from your own web application.
Pentaho 5.0 Reporting By Example: Beginner’s Guide lets you learn everything necessary to work seriously with one of the world’s most popular open source reporting tools. This book will guide you chapter by chapter through examples, graphics, and theoretical explanations so that you feel comfortable interacting with Pentaho Report Designer and creating your own reports.
|Course Length||10 hours 15 minutes|
|Date Of Publication||20 Aug 2013|
|Creating your first report with PRD|
|Time for action – creating a new report and creating a table based on data sets|
|Time for action – configuring the Report Header and Details Header sections|
|Time for action – configuring details|
|The second half of the report|
|Time for action – adding functions|
|Time for action – configuring the Details Footer section|
|Time for action – adding more details|
|Time for action – exporting in different formats|
|Learning about JDBC driver|
|Time for action – configuring drivers|
|Creating a new data set|
|Time for action – creating a new data set|
|Time for action – modifying the header and detail|
|Time for action – modifying the report's footer|
|Time for action – using functions to configure styles|
|Tools and technologies we will be using|
|Time for action – installing and starting Apache Tomcat|
|Time for action – installing and initiating Eclipse WTP|
|Time for action – creating a new Dynamic Web project|
|Time for action – creating a Tomcat instance|
|Time for action – setting a JNDI/JDBC connection pool|
|Time for action – configuration of libraries and the PRD report|
|Time for action – creating a context Listener|
|Time for action – creating a web client|
|Time for action – creating a standalone application|