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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

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

Extend BIRT Interactive Viewer with a Pop-up Dialog Box
Second in a series. In a previous BIRT Interactive Viewer Extension (found here), a few lines of jQuery code let you add row highlighting capability to BIRT tables. In this post we extend that idea further, showing how to add a fully configurable pop-up dialog box to display details that don't need to appear in every row. Why would you want this? We've all worked with tables in...Read More

Transport 15 Million People? Fuggedaboutit! New York City Chooses BIRT
They say if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. So when New York City Transit Authority (NYCT) officials needed a technology platform to help them visualize North America's largest transportation network, they of course selected BIRT. Challenged with moving 15 million people throughout a 5,000-square-mile area, NYCT's Operations Planning department n...Read More

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