Working with BIRT Report Designer (Singapore)

Course Description

WORKING WITH BIRT REPORT DESIGNER VERSION 2.1

Course Name: Working with BIRT Report Designer

Course Length: 2 days

Who Should Attend? Developers and Project Managers

Course Description:
This course develops the skills needed to build enterprise reports using BIRT Report Designer. Students are introduced to the design tools and basic reporting concepts. In a lab environment, students develop reports that range from simple listing reports to complex reports using grouping, report parameters, multiple master pages, hyperlinks, and a variety of data sources. Although not required, it is helpful if students have some knowledge of SQL, HTML, and JavaScript.

Each student receives a workbook, which contains all the exercises students will complete in class. Students also receive BIRT: A Field Guide to Reporting, the book published by Addison-Wesley.

Topics:

· Creating a simple listing report

· Formatting a report

· Sorting, grouping, and aggregating data

· Creating reports that use parameters

· Writing expressions

· Building a report that contains subreports

· Connecting to JDBC, text, and XML data sources

· Joining data sets

· Creating charts

· Designing a multipage report

· Designing master pages

· Creating hyperlinks

· Adding interactive features to a chart

· Creating and using libraries

· Creating and using templates