|Re: Ad Hoc Reports -- Use BIRT or JSP?? [message #759983 is a reply to message #759972]
||Wed, 30 November 2011 19:14
| Jason Weathersby
Registered: July 2009
For simple stuff JSP may be better, but if you want to take advantage of
drill through, conditional highlighting etc BIRT may be better. The DE
API is fairly simple to use in this scenario.
On 11/30/2011 1:49 PM, John Roberts wrote:
> I have to create dynamic a report. I have used BIRT for canned reports -
> with paginated tables and charts, and that seems to work rather well. I
> have integrated in Spring JDBC templates using a BIRT scripted
> datasource. Life is good.
> But for an ad-hoc report - one that does not require a chart - I am
> wondering if BIRT is the best choice. With BIRT, I would have to stub
> out a report definition, read it in, modify it on the fly, and then run
> it. Instead, I could just create JSP pages with less effort.
> Or am I missing something? :?
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