Saturday, June 13, 2009

2009-06-13 Saturday - Business Intelligence Reporting Tool (BIRT)

A colleague was asking about report writing tools Friday, I suggested that they take a look at BIRT, and provided the following links:

Here's the main BIRT page where you can download the latest release:
http://www.eclipse.org/birt/phoenix/

This is the link to their simple tutorial page:
http://www.eclipse.org/birt/phoenix/tutorial/

These BIRT Examples may help:
http://www.eclipse.org/birt/phoenix/examples/

Introduction to BIRT
http://www.cs.aau.dk/~dolog/courses/erp2007/lecture3_technology.pdf

IBM Introduction to BIRT Part 1
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/offers/lp/demos/summary/os-birt1.html

IBM Introduction to BIRT Part 2
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/offers/lp/demos/summary/os-birt2.html


BIRT Exchange Community Forum
http://www.birt-exchange.org/forum/


These YouTube videos may be of some use too:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOXAfXSRysQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-BnKA7e2Bc&feature=related


Two Amazon BIRT titles I would recommend:

Practical Data Analysis and Reporting with BIRT: Use the open-source Eclipse-based Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools system to design and create reports quickly, by John Ward:


and, Diana Peh's, BIRT: A Field Guide to Reporting (2nd Edition)

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