The Diamond team hosted four free webinars on creating Crystal Reports for Eclipse applications. Sean Johnson, Product Manager for Crystal Reports for Eclipse, and Robert Horne, Developer Evangelist hosted 30 minute technical webinars during December and January to help guide you through the process of embedding Crystal Reports into your Java applications. The presentations featured the wizards and code that you need to quickly and easily embed reports into your Java applications.
What is Crystal Reports for Eclipse
Crystal Reports for Eclipse is a free embedded report designer that is bundled with Eclipse. It allows you to create Crystal reports with your Eclipse IDE. Crystal Reports for Eclipse includes wizards that allow you to seamlessly embed those reports into your Java web applications. Once the reports have been embedded into your applications, you can then take advantage of the free Crystal Reports Java runtime to deploy them.
Embed Reporting into your Web Applications using Crystal Reports for Eclipse
Sean Johnson demos how to use Crystal Reports for Eclipse to embed reporting into your J2EE web applications. This session is geared towards those who are seeking a quick introduction to embedded reporting.
Connecting to POJO Data Sources with Crystal Reports for Eclipse
This webinar will show you how to use Crystal Reports for Eclipse to report off of collections of Plain Old Java Objects (POJO), which reside in your application s memory space. This feature allows you to report off data that doesn t reside in traditional data sources.
Using Crystal Reports for Eclipse to embed custom code into your Reports
This webinar will show how you can create User Function Libraries (UFL) to embed custom Java code that runs within your reports. This technology enables you to make callouts to third party code. Sean and Rob will demonstrate how to easily create UFLs using the built-in wizards.
Using Parameters and Crystal Reports for Eclipse to customize your reports
Sean demonstrates how to design parameterized reports as well as deploy them in web applications.