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ColdFusion 8 Developer Tutorial by John Farrar

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Chapter 15. Building Dynamic Reports

Reporting is a very important aspect of software development. There are many companies that hire people to generate reports. In this chapter, we are going to cover the fundamental aspects of reporting. This chapter includes a broad introduction to ColdFusion's way of generating dynamic reports. We will also see how to create a report design that works with both current data and selections of data to present fresh views of the information.

Traditional Web Page Reporting

Firstly, we need to define traditional web page reporting. We will get our data, and then we will look at a couple of techniques that are used to display the data as we need it in an HTML-based view.

Simple Report

A simple report can be considered ...

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