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Jasper Reports and Webservices

Timothy Sam
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Joined: Sep 18, 2005
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Hi guys! I'm able to access a webservice through my web application. But now has come to a point where I got totally clueless because I'm asked to create a reporting feature for it(the app). Reports (JasperReports) can be connected to a RDBMS and with iReport it's easy to create designs. But how am I suppose to get a record/field from a webservice and integrate that to my report?

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Ulf Dittmer
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I'm fairly certain that JasperReports contains nothing that can interface with a WS, so you will have to retrieve all relevant data from the WS response, and convert it into a format JasperReports can handle. Presumably it can handle in-memory data structures of some kind?


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