Re: Open source reporting engine

From: Mark D Powell <>
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2009 06:22:50 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jul 14, 8:45 am, Noons <> wrote:
> Mladen Gogala wrote,on my timestamp of 14/07/2009 4:28 AM:
> > I've been perfectly content with using practical extraction and reporting
> > language for years but now I've been asked to recommend an open source
> > reporting engine with a gooey interface (or GUI, the pronunciation is the
> > same), preferably running on Linux so I'm forced to ask the question here.
> > What is everybody else running? I looked into Agata Reports and that
> > seems kind of old and unsupported and I looked into Jasper reports but
> > not being a big fan of Java, I am not sure what to think about that.
> > Does anyone know of any open source reporting engine and what do you
> > recommend?
> Can APEX be used for such?  Basic functionality, I know, but usable.

I do not do any coding but I know we have started using a way based reporting tool called BIRT which I gather is based on Eclipse. From what I gather BIRT is java based.

HTH -- Mark D Powell -- Received on Tue Jul 14 2009 - 08:22:50 CDT

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