BOB is one of the oldest and most respected BusinessObjects communities on the web, featuring forums on all of the BusinessObjects products, including Crystal Reports as well as updates on local, national and international user group meetings. If you are looking for an answer, you will probably find it on BOB!
Crystal Developers Journal
Featuring “how-to” tutorials, tips, tricks and techniques for making the most of your investment in SAP Crystal Reports, SAP Crystal Reports Server and SAP Crystal Dashboard (Xcelsius).
Providing a number of forums for Crystal Reports developers, including forums on formulas, data access, etc.
The SAP Development Network (SDN) is a community-based site sponsored by SAP that provides samples, downloads, blogs, forums and more.
General Report Design Resources
Click on SAP BusinessObjects then “All Products”. You can then use the drop-down list to select the product and version to see a list of documentation.
Sample Reports + Databases
A selection of sample reports that demonstrate various report features and sample databases/data sources that are required by the reports.
A few report viewer available for both Windows and Macs for viewing reports with saved data, providing the ability to drill-down, sort, export, print, etc.
DataDirect ODBC Drivers 5.3 – For Crystal Reports 2008
Additional drivers provided free for Crystal Reports developers to use when connecting various data sources.
Support for SAP Crystal Reports
SAP support area for Crystal Reports
Search SAP Notes
Search the SAP Notes (Knowledge Base) for information about Crystal Reports, answers to common problems, etc.
Supported Platforms Documentation
This documentation lists all of the supported and tested platforms for Crystal Reports. If you are having trouble with a particular data source, application, etc. you should check this documentation to see if your data source, version, etc. are listed.
Crystal Reports Server is a web-based, server platform for distributing reports, dashboards and other content to users and includes the ability to view reports in your web browser, schedule and distribute reports and more.
.NET Developer Resources
Providing answers to developer questions, code samples and more
Providing assistance for ASP.NET developers integrating Crystal Reports into their own applications
Java Developer Resources