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JasperReports 2.0.1 released

JasperReports 2.0.1 Change Log

  • support for custom properties in generated documents (JasperPrint objects);

  • predefined JasperPrint custom properties used as exporter hints;

  • new configuration properties for setting exporter parameter default values;

  • new configuration properties for mapping report compilers to expression languages;

  • minor bug fixes and improvements;

Posted by Teodor Danciu 2007-08-24

JasperReports 2.0.0 released

JasperReports, the market leading open source business intelligence and reporting engine. This project is being moved to http://www.jasperforge.org/. This project is the home for all things Jasper, Reports, Analysis, Server, and Intelligence.

JasperReports 2.0.0 Change Log

  • support for reusable external report styles,
    through style templates;

  • new noData section introduced for better control over
    reports or subreports filled with empty data sources;... read more

Posted by Teodor Danciu 2007-08-14

JasperSoft Webinar Update

JasperSoft Business Intelligence Suite: Reporting, OLAP, and ETL with Release 2

Registration: https://jaspersoft.webex.com/jaspersoft/onstage/g.php?d=339104169&t=a

The JasperSoft Business Intelligence Suite is the world's most popular open source Business Intelligence (BI) solution, based on the world's most popular open source reporting, OLAP, and ETL engines. JasperSoft meets the complete range of BI requirements, including production reporting, interactive reporting, slice & dice data analysis, and integration of data from multiple sources into operational data stores, data marts, and data warehouses for reporting and analysis. Release 2 of the suite extends the reach even further with new products, new features, support for new platforms, and new localized versions. Learn about the end-to-end capabilities of the suite, and what's new in release 2.... read more

Posted by tcloonan 2007-06-19

JasperReports 1.3.4 released

JasperReports 1.3.4 Change Log

  • new "runDirection" attribute available for crosstabs to enable right-to-left rendering policy;

  • support for large documents in the ODT exporter;

  • security checks enabled for custom code execution during report generation;

  • minor bug fixes and improvements;

Posted by Teodor Danciu 2007-06-11

JasperReports 1.3.3 released

JasperReports 1.3.3 Change Log

  • support for inner classes and arrays in report template types (parameters, fields, variables)
    and custom classes associated with the report template (scriptletClass, formatFactoryClass, etc);

  • minor bug fixes and improvements;

Posted by Teodor Danciu 2007-04-30

JasperReports 1.3.2 released

JasperReports 1.3.2 Change Log

  • new Open Document Format exporter added (beta version);

  • enhanced RTF exporter;

  • improved error handling during report compilation to help detecting
    the source of the problem;

  • support for custom name/value pair properties for report fields
    and report parameters;

  • new $X{} syntax available and recursive expansion of $P!{} parameter
    references in the <queryString> tag to help building dynamic queries;... read more

Posted by Teodor Danciu 2007-03-30

JasperReports 1.3.1 released

JasperReports 1.3.1 Change Log

  • stacked area chart support added;

  • style properties inheritance for charts;

  • XMLA query executer mapped by default to the "mdx" and "MDX" query languages,
    just like the MDX query executer; the latter takes precedence;

  • minor bug fixes and improvements;

Posted by Teodor Danciu 2007-02-21

JasperReports 1.3.0 released

JasperReports 1.3.0 Change Log

  • new XMLA data source implementation added to support reporting using OLAP engine
    through a Web Services interface;

  • new <break> element to better control page and column breaks in reports;

  • improved image loading and image encoding processes as well as full support
    for transparent images;

  • enhanced support for localization in the XML and CSV data sources;... read more

Posted by Teodor Danciu 2006-12-22

JasperSoft Celebrates JasperReports and iReport

World’s Most Popular Open Source Business Intelligence Software Continues to Grow With Market-Leading Number of Downloads and Deployments

SAN FRANCISCO—December 6, 2006—JasperSoft Corporation, the market leader in open source business intelligence (BI), today announced the 5th anniversary of JasperReports, the world’s most popular open source Java reporting solution, and the 4th anniversary of iReport, a visual report designer for JasperReports. ... read more

Posted by tcloonan 2006-12-06

JasperSoft Integrates iReport into Eclipse Platform

New graphical report designer plug-in gives Eclipse developers direct access to world's most widely-used open source BI reporting product

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 20, 2006 — JasperSoft Corporation, the market leader in open source business intelligence, today launched iReport Plug-in for Eclipse, a graphical report designer that lets developers using Eclipse quickly add sophisticated reports to their applications. JasperSoft's new Eclipse plug-in, as well as the iReport designer application and the JasperReports reporting libraries are all freely available for download and use under open source licenses. This is the first integration of Eclipse with JasperSoft's open source BI products, which have been downloaded more than 1.7 million times.... read more

Posted by tcloonan 2006-11-20

JasperReports 1.2.8 released

JasperReports 1.2.8 Change Log

  • support for sorting the data source using new <sortField> tags in JRXML;
    if such tags are present, an intermediate JRSortableDataSource will wrap
    the initial report data source and perform in-memory sorting before the
    records are fed into the report filling process;

  • upside down text rotation;

  • new report template property (formatFactoryClass) and built-in parameter
    (REPORT_FORMAT_FACTORY) to allow the use of custom date and number formatters;... read more

Posted by Teodor Danciu 2006-11-14

JasperSoft Event Update

How to Fix a Broken Intranet
Prescient Digital, Optaros, and JasperSoft
November 14, 2006
8:30 AM PST & 3:30 PM PST
San Francisco, CA

Register now, seating is limited, http://www.prescientdigital.com/events/prescient-seminars/registration/.

JasperSoft Partner Network, Europe
November 14, 2006
15:00 GMT

Seminar details, http://www.jaspersoft.com/nw_webinars.html.

San Francisco MySQL/PHP/JasperSoft Meetup \ 6:00 PM PST
November 6, 2006

Meetup details, http://mysql.meetup.com/30/?gj=sj6.

Posted by tcloonan 2006-11-02

JasperIntelligence Professional Webinar

Introduction to JasperIntelligence Professional

Tuesday, October 17, 2006
10:00am PDT (GMT -07:00, San Francisco)

Duration: 30 minutes

Register now: https://jaspersoft.webex.com/mw0302l/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=jaspersoft&service=6

Description: This Webinar will provide an overview of JasperIntelligence Professional version 1.1.

JasperIntelligence Professional includes JasperAnalysis Professional, a commercial quality OLAP engine and data analysis interface for business users, and JasperServer Professional, an interactive report server based on the JasperReports engine.... read more

Posted by tcloonan 2006-10-11

JasperSoft Announces Jasper4salesforce

JasperSoft recently announced Jasper4salesforce. Jasper4salesforce is based on JasperReports and JasperIntelligence and brings the power of JasperSoft to Salesforce.com in an on-demand solution.

Jasper4salesforce is currently in a free beta period. The beta is complete with 10 must-have reports.

Here are some details to find out more about Jasper4salesforce:

AppExchange listing:
http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange/detail_profile.jsp?NavCode__c=a0130000006P6IoAAK-51&id=a0330000002PvWuAAK... read more

Posted by tcloonan 2006-09-30

JasperReports 1.2.7 released

JasperReports 1.2.7 Change Log

  • extended support for charts including new chart types:
    meter chart, thermometer chart and multi-axis charts;

  • minor bug fixes and improvements;

Posted by Teodor Danciu 2006-09-21

JasperReports is moving to JasperForge!


We are pleased to announce you that we are moving
our projects to a new home.
JasperReports, iReport and JasperInteligence have
a new home at http://www.jasperforge.org.
We are going to continue to monitor the forums and
trackers at Sourceforge.net for a while,
but we encourage everybody to go and post
to our new forums here:
http://www.jasperforge.org/index.php?option=com_joomlaboard&Itemid=215&func=showcat&catid=8... read more

Posted by Teodor Danciu 2006-07-19

JR Ultimate Guide - Second Edition

The JasperReports Ultimate Guide has been updated and it is again available for purchase at the following location:

This second edition of the guide covers all the functionality added to the library up till version 1.1.0.
The table of contents is available here:

Posted by Teodor Danciu 2005-08-19

JasperReports Training Sessions

JasperSoft is proud to announce the offering of NEW JasperReport training classes, conducted by Teodor Danciu, Founder and Chief Architect, JasperReports.

The classes will be offered via WebEx on two different dates for 4 hour time increments. The first two hours will be focused on report development, and the second two hours will be focused on embedding and integration.

You can find more information about the training and you can register here:

Posted by Teodor Danciu 2005-07-13

GUI Tools for JasperReports

Initially, the JasperReports library didn't have any complex GUI tools available to simplify the report design work. User had to manually edit their XML files probably using a simple editor and previewing them with the build-in report design viewer.

But now, the expanding community created around the library has come up with various solutions that satisfy this increasing need for rapid report design creation and deployment.... read more

Posted by Teodor Danciu 2004-02-18