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Employment Opportunity: Project Lead - Eclipse BIRT
How would you like to have a leadership role in the development of an open source project that has over 3.5 million developers using it in their applications worldwide? If you would and you live in or would relocate to the Bay Area, you're in luck. Actuate, the founders of the Eclipse BIRT open source project, are looking for an architect and hands-on developer to lead the open sourc...Read More

Master BIRT iHub F-Type in 30 Minutes
TV personality and celebrity chef Rachael Ray is known for her no-nonsense, hands-on approach to cooking. According to her popular cookbook series, 30 minutes is all you need to really master some impressive, "Yum-O" meals. That got us thinking what else people could master in 30 minutes? Riding a unicycle?... Parallel parking?... Underwater basket weaving? We here at Actuate f...Read More

Extend BIRT with Font Symbols
Third in a series. Font symbols (like those above) are a great way to embed graphics into BIRT reports and dashboards. We like them because they are vector rather than raster graphics, meaning they look great no matter how much you scale them, and are small in size. Since BIRT reports are HTML5, you can do almost anything with font symbols in your reports. There are numerous ...Read More

Introducing BIRT iHub F-Type: Integrating into Applications
If you're familiar with open source BIRT and what the out-of-the-box options for integration are, you know that you had the viewer that could be called by URL, the viewer tag library that allowed you to embed the viewer into a JSP page, or a custom solution you built using the BIRT APIs. With BIRT iHub F-Type, you still have the ability to call visualizations by URL, but you also add t...Read More

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