This week's book giveaway is in the Testing forum. We're giving away four copies of Data Structures the Fun Way: An Amusing Adventure with Coffee-Filled Examples and have Jeremy Kubica on-line! See this thread for details.
To design report templates , you need to use ireport. Its easy to use .There is a book available for ireport 'ireport guide'
and you can use jasper apis to fill data into the templates and create it.There is book available for jasper reports by teodar.