This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
JasperAssistant (http://www.jasperassistant.com) is a visual report designer for JasperReports, a popular open-source reporting engine. It is built on top of the Eclipse's plug-in architecture and its main goal is to help you create JasperReports report definition files through an intuitive graphical interface.
This version brings full support for crosstabs by providing a dedicated crosstab editor. The most notable features of crosstab editor are:
* Visual layout and editing of crosstab cells * Crosstab structure editing in Outline View * Snap to grid support in crosstab cells * Crosstab compilation errors linked to crosstab editor
Main benefits of JasperAssistant:
* Design and layout your reports using an intuitive visual interface and avoid the need for XML editing of JasperReports templates. * Take advantage of Eclipse IDE integration and effectively combine Java and JasperReports development. * Efficiently locate and correct report problems using precise error indications. * Preview your reports instantly using live data from a JDBC database connection, an XML document, JavaBeans array or a custom data source. * Export and preview your reports in PDF, Excel, HTML, CSV and XML formats.