Generating online reports using JasperReports and WebSphere Studio

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Ricardo Olivieri

Date archived: July 8, 2017 | First published: November 17, 2004

Until recently, you had two options for the common requirement to generate Web reports from business data in an enterprise repository -- design and write the code from scratch, or buy a commercial reporting product such as Crystal Reports. This article explores a third option: using WebSphere Studio with JasperReports, the open-source Java tool that uses XML templates to generate reports that can be saved as PDF or CSV, displayed in a browser, or sent to a printer. A sample Web application shows you how to create reports in HTML and PDF, using DB2 as the enterprise data repository and WebSphere Application Server to deploy the application.

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