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From "Li, Don" <Don...@va.gov>
Subject RE: OT: plugin for web access to a relational database
Date Wed, 24 Jan 2007 19:32:44 GMT
At a glance, it seems a bit too much (report designer etc.) for what I'm
looking for for now, thanks though.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jean T. Anderson [mailto:jta@bristowhill.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2007 2:11 PM
To: user@forrest.apache.org
Subject: Re: OT: plugin for web access to a relational database

What about BIRT (Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools)? I haven't
used it myself, but some of my coworkers do.

http://www.eclipse.org/birt/

 -jean


Steven Pierce wrote:
> Don,
> 
> I have heard nothing but good about Eclipse. I was at the ApacheCon
this
> year
> and it was one of the topics covered.
> 
> Steven
> 
> 
> On 1/24/07, Li, Don <Don.Li@va.gov> wrote:
> 
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> This is sort of OT (off topic).  However, bear with me as an open
source
>> newbie.  Here's what I want to do: finding an open source package
that
>> would allow me to provide a Web-based interface to run some canned
>> reports and support dynamic queries off a SQL Server 2000 -based
>> database without writing my own JSP pages or at least making code
>> writing minimal.
>>
>> Did a quick googling for it, it seems that Eclipse Web Tools Platform
>> (WTP) is an option.  Before I dive into it, I'd like to see if
someone
>> here has done something similar, thoughts/comments?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
> 

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