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Oracle APEX 4.2 Reporting by Vishal Pathak

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Chapter 6. Using PL/SQL Reporting Packages, Jasper, and Eclipse BIRT

The focus of this chapter is to explore ways and means to generate reports using reporting solutions such as PL/PDF, PL_FPDF, Apache FOP, Apache Cocoon, Jasper, and Eclipse BIRT. The following are the major learning outcomes of this chapter.

  • Generating reports using PL/PDF
  • Generating reports using PL_FPDF
  • Creating XLS, RTF, CSV, and HTML documents using PL/SQL
  • Generating reports using Apache FOP
  • Generating reports using Apache Cocoon
  • Creating reports in Jasper and integrating it with APEX
  • Creating reports in Eclipse BIRT and integrating it with APEX

Before we begin, let us install the Chapter 6 reference application (4-98-9_06_chapter6.sql) and the Chapter 06-B reference application ...

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