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Pentaho Reporting [Video]

Francesco Corti

Design and build both basic and advanced reports using the powerful Pentaho Report Designer
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Video Details

ISBN 139781782167839
Course Length1 hour and 37 minutes

About This Video

  • Make customizations in Pentaho reports using Pentaho Report Designer and Java Environment for web and swing applications
  • Packed with practical examples including tips on how to efficiently reach your end goal
  • Explore the basics of the Pentaho Business Intelligence Server and Pentaho Data Integration

Who This Video Is For

If you are a Java developer or IT professional who wants to assemble custom reporting solutions with Pentaho Reporting, this video course is ideal for you. Master the advanced concepts within Pentaho Reporting such as sub-reports, cross-tabs, data source configuration, and metadata-based reporting.

Table of Contents

Getting Started with Pentaho Reporting
Installing Pentaho Reporting
Loading and Saving Reports and Having a Preview
Building a Report Using the Report Wizard
Building the 'My First Report'
Customizing the 'My First Report'
Advanced Customization on the My First Report
Dive Deeper into the Pentaho Reporting Engine's XML and Java APIs
Setting the Java Development Environment
Embedding a Pentaho Report in an Enterprise Web Application
Embedding a Pentaho Report in a SWING Application
Introducing Serialized Reports
Building a Report Using Pentaho Reporting’s Java API
Configuring the JDBC Database and Other Data Sources
Configuring Your Data Source to a DBMS Using JDBC
Configuring Your Data Source to an OLAP Engine (Mondrian)
Configuring Your Data Source to an XML File and a Table
Configuring Your Data Source to Metadata and PDI
Working with Data Sources in Java
Introducing Graphic Chart Types – Pie, Bar, Line, and Others
Incorporating a Line Chart into a Pentaho Report
Incorporating Supported Charts and Common Properties
Incorporating and Customizing Charts into a Report
Incorporating Images into a Report
Modifying Reports Using Parameters and Internationalization
Parameterizing a Pentaho Report
Parameterizing a Pentaho Report Using Java
Working with Functions and Expressions
Working with Formulas
Internationalization and Localization of Pentaho Reports
Adding Subreports and Cross Tabs in Your Reports
Adding a Multi-page Subreport in a Pentaho Report
Parameterizing and Adding Chart Subreport in a Pentaho Report
Adding a Side-by-Side Subreport in a Pentaho Report
Adding Cross Tabs in a Pentaho Report
Building Interactive SWING and HTML Reports
Building Interactive Reports in SWING
Building Interactive Reports in HTML
Using Pentaho Reporting in the Pentaho Suite
Using Pentaho Reporting with Pentaho Business Intelligence Server
Using Pentaho Reporting with Pentaho Data Integration (Kettle)

What You Will Learn

  • Install Pentaho Report in your development or production environment
  • Create impressive reports with advanced charts, interaction, multi-language support and much more
  • Use the Pentaho Report Engine in your Java environment for web and swing applications
  • Interact and customize your Pentaho reports using Java (in a web and swing application)
  • Develop your basic and advanced reports using several datasources comprised of the OLAP Engines
  • Deploy and use your Pentaho Reports inside the Pentaho suite, in particular in the Pentaho Business Intelligence Server and the Pentaho Data Integration

In Detail

Pentaho Report Designer is one of the most important core modules of the Pentaho BI Suite, that builds impressive reports using Open Source Business Intelligence Solutions . Pentaho Report Designer helps you to develop professional applications, making them interact with a multi-language support as well as parameterized reports.

You will learn exactly how to develop basic and advanced reports using the Pentaho Report Designer environment, and a more customized Java environment. All of the examples are described in-depth with the source code, and you will be guided through this book using a step-by-step approach which will ensure that you’ll achieve impressive results.

This course begins with the installation of the Java Development Environments using practical examples, moving onto how to develop impressive reports using tables, charts and sub-reports. The examples will also be shown in a Java development environment for web and swing applications.

Next, you will be taken on a practical run through the Pentaho Report Designer. This guide will then explain Java APIs, data source connections, and the development of several chart types. You also learn the most relevant, advanced features needed to make a report , such as internationalization, parameterization, interaction, functions, expressions, sub-reports and cross-tabs, leading the way to the use of reports in the Pentaho Suite (especially in the Pentaho BI server and Pentaho Data Integration).

With the Pentaho Report basic and advanced development video course, you'll get in touch with the enterprise development of reports, with one of the most relevant Open Source Business Intelligence solutions.



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