This 1 day course will introduce attendees to Eclipse's BIRT project. This
course will involve instructor led report development demos followed by
hands-on exercises to be completed by attendees.
1) Intro to BIRT, building your first report
2) Adding a Chart to your design
3) BIRT Scripting - Parameters, filters, hyperlinks, highlights, value
4) Collaborative Report Development using Libraries and Templates
5) Deploying with the Web Viewer
This tutorial requires the following software be installed on attendees
computers prior to the start of the tutorial:
* BIRT 2.2 20070226 build available for download from
BIRT All In
* itext-1.4.6.jar See
* Tomcat v 5.5
A CD will be provided in class for those who have not installed the required
John Ward is a consultant for Innovent Solutions. Prior to that, John was an Associate Vice President for Citibank North America, managing the training MIS group and overseeing developing of new technology based training initiatives. John tests BIRT, and open source Reporting platform built on Eclipse, and Sguil, and open source GUI for the Snort intrusion detection engine. John also maintains The Digital Voice blog.
Krishna Venkatraman is a senior product manager at Actuate Corporation where he focuses on product management activities around the open source BIRT project. Prior to Actuate, Krishna started out with a software development background at Oracle and went on to hold different responsibilities at Remedy BMC combining his technical abilities with market analysis and strategy. He has an MBA (Univ. of California, Berkeley) and an MS CS (Univ. of Illinois at Chicago).