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Advantages of BIRT4.2.0 over 3.7.0 [message #981091] Mon, 12 November 2012 06:33 Go to next message
harip kaligo is currently offline harip kaligoFriend
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We are using BIRT 3.7.0 for our reports, we want to upgrade to 4.2.0, but before that we would like to know what are the major advantages of latest version wrt performance.

If we have to upgrade to latest version, do we have to upgrade both Engine Code and also redesign reports to be compatible with the version used?

Could someone please answer these two questions and help us in making a decision.

Hari Priya
Re: Advantages of BIRT4.2.0 over 3.7.0 [message #982406 is a reply to message #981091] Tue, 13 November 2012 05:30 Go to previous message
Michael Williams is currently offline Michael WilliamsFriend
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Here's a link to the new and notable features of 4.2:

As far as versions of the designer and runtime, you'll most likely be able to use reports designed in 3.7, in the 4.2 runtime, but I'd test them, first. The runtime will have to be equal to or greater than the designer version, though. Let me know if you have more questions.


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