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Learn how to produce great looking, web based business intelligence reports for free
with open source BIRT.
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BIRT for Beginners
The definitive quick start guide to BIRT
This paperback book written by Paul Bappoo of BIRTReporting.com is designed to have
you up and running producing your own BIRT reports in super quick time.
BIRT promises to deliver the utopian vision of an enterprise capable,open source,
easy to use, interactive, graphically rich, web based reporting tool.
This book, written by the founder of the BIRT User Group UK and member of the Actuate
BIRT-Exchange Advisory Council, Paul Bappoo, presents a detailed guide to the open
source tool set. You probably already know that BIRT is open source and therefore
free to download and use for as long as you like, but did you know that Actuate,
the people behind BIRT also offer a wide range of exciting commercial additions?
BIRT for Beginners also provides an overview of these commercial tools, so that you
can see exactly how far the open source software will take you and when, in your
deployment lifecycle, you may wish to consider a commercial aspect to the solution.
With walkthrough tutorials of the main features, including screenshots, from installation
through data selection to formatting reports and fully graphical Flash charting this
book will have you creating your own reports from scratch in only a couple of hours.
If you are too busy to spend days learning software and want tangible results fast
then BIRT For Beginners is for you.
When you buy the book you will automatically get access to the readers section of
this web site which includes BIRT report request forms that you can distribute to
your end users, extra chapters in PDF format and an ever growing library of reports,
tutorials, reviews, tips & tricks.