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Alan Hermin
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Joined: Feb 16, 2006
Posts: 290
hello guys.....
i want to use Jasper Report & IReport ,,,,,
can any one tell me if there are any better tool than IReport and Jasper
Richard Walton

Joined: Jul 01, 2002
Posts: 10

Yes have a look at BIRT, its really cool and has a full plugin for Eclipse to to report development, it uses Jasper Reports in the background but they seem to have implemented it really well.

What do you want to do exactly? online reports? generate PDF's?


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Alan Hermin
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Joined: Feb 16, 2006
Posts: 290
ok, then what is good tool to do online reports?
and what is the good tool to generate PDF's?
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42965
For reports, there's JFreeReport, although my impression is that JasperReports is more popular. Jasper can also generate PDFs.

For general PDF creation needs, check out iText (for API-driven generation), and FOP (if you have XML data).
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