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Eclipse 4.3 Kepler released

The Eclipse Foundation has released version 4.3 of their IDE Eclipse, codename Kepler. 71 Eclipse projects have been released this year with the release train. The highlights of Eclipse 4.3 include: Java Development Tools (JDT) improvements including a lot of … Continue reading

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BIRT 4.2 released

Version 4.2 of the popular Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools Framework (BIRT) has been released last week. Starting with the new version the BIRT Designer is built on top of Eclipse 4 (Juno) and therefore has a slightly different look … Continue reading

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Manually creating a JNDI DataSource using Spring

Some time ago, we created an application that renders reports using Eclipse BIRT. To make the DataSource of the BIRT reports configurable, we decided to use JNDI (BIRT has build-in support for that). Everything worked fine, but then we should … Continue reading

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BIRT WebViewer und das Thema Sicherheit

Die Möglichkeiten BIRT in die eigene Anwendung zu integrieren sind vielfältig. Ein Standardszenario ist das ausliefern von BIRT Berichten über einen zentralen Server. Aus diesem Grund bietet das BIRT Projekt bereits eine vorgefertigte Webanwendung zum Download an über die Reports … Continue reading

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BIRT 3.7 is available now

BIRT 3.7 has been released yesterday. To get a impression of new features have a look at: the new and noteable site at eclipse.org

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BIRT 2.6.2 out now

BIRT 2.6.2 has been released. The 2.6.2 is the second bugfix release for 2.6. If you want to know what has been fixed in detail you can have a look at the projects bugzilla. The most fixes are chart related. The … Continue reading

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BIRT vs Jasper vs Pentaho

There are a few Open Source Reporting Tools available in the Java world. Of all the options, the three with the most traction seem to be BIRT, Jasper, and Pentaho. So when evaluating open source alternatives for your Java BI … Continue reading

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