BIRT Project

Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools

BIRT is an open source Eclipse-based reporting system that integrates with your Java/Java EE application to produce compelling reports.

Get started with the newest major release, BIRT 4.3
Get started with the latest release in the BIRT 3.7 series.
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BIRT provides core reporting features such as report layout, data access and scripting. Please try BIRT and tell us what you think by filling bugs reports & enhancement requests through Bugzilla as explained on the community page.

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  • Introduction - Summary of BIRT, what it does, and how it fits into your Eclipse development environment and Java EE server environment.
  • Download - Download BIRT and find out what other software it requires.
  • Install - A step by step guide to installing BIRT and associated software.
  • Tutorial - Try out BIRT for yourself by following this simple tutorial that walks you through building a report from scratch.
  • FAQ/Wiki - Access to the BIRT FAQ and BIRT Project Specifications(BPS).
  • Examples - Provides a variety of examples that show BIRT in action.
  • Integration - You can integrate BIRT into your application using the BIRT web app, design API, or engine API.
  • BIRT Presentations - Provides presentations previously given on BIRT topics.
  • Sample Database - BIRT provides a sample database used by the tutorial and some of the example reports. This database lets you learn BIRT on a simple, known database before you experiment with your own, real-world data sources.
  • Community - Other community resources, including the newsgroup, mailing lists, bugzilla, etc.
  • Reference - Reference information on BIRT's report design format: the Report Object Model (ROM).
  • Project Organization - Information on the BIRT project, including charter, leadership, organization, etc.
  • Project Development Plan - Contains information on the project release schedule, project plan, and feature sets. -->
  • Building BIRT - How to check out and build the BIRT source code.

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