BIRT Developer Center Download

Video Gallery


Order of event execution in BIRT

This tutorial takes you through the order of events in the generation and presentation phases of BIRT content creation. At each one of these events developers have the ability to programmatically

BIRT Reports Example View

This video shows developers how to find report examples in the BIRT Designer. There are a lot of very good examples to start off your BIRT project or to give you ideas on the types of content that you can create. There are other great examples and more on our community

Define a new data source part 1

This tutorial steps the developer through the process of defining and using a new (not out of the box) JDBC data source. In this example the data source is a Pervasive database.

Define a new data source part 2

This tutorial continues to demonstrate using a new data source (Pervasive) with an Information Object. The video goes through the both system and BIRT setup process.

How to create and use a dynamic multiselect parameter in BIRT

This tutorial takes the viewer through the creation of MultiSelect parameters using both Actuate and Open Source BIRT. The open source BIRT example show how to extend a method to using JavaScript to properly filter the report

Accessing POJO in BIRT

This tutorial takes you through the steps to create a connection to Plain Old Java Objects(POJO). Using this methodology allows opens the door for a lot of flexibility on properly defined data sources.

Creating a chart with an average baseline

This tutorial steps the developer through the process of creating a Base Line Chart without the need for any scripting or code.

Waterfall Chart

This tutorial takes you through the steps to create a HTML5 Waterfall Chart using BIRT. The video discusses how to create an advanced chart type using a little scripting and formatting.

Reusable components in BIRT designs

This tutorial shows developers how use reusable components via libraries in a BIRT Report design. The example shows how to change an image in a report based on threshold values and data from the report itself.

Using the display inline property to change a BIRT report layout

This tutorial shows developers how to leverage a number of BIRT parameters to change its output behavior. The demonstration shows how to take a simple listing report where the data rows run down the page to where the data row runs across the page.

Using page variables in BIRT

This tutorial takes the developer through the process of using page variables within BIRT reports. The video shows you how add functionality to page events. The example used in the video is to list the first and last customer on a page in the header of the page itself.

Using Multiple Page Layouts in BIRT

This tutorial takes the developer through how to use multiple master pages. Pierre demonstrates how to use both a portrait and landscape master pages in the same report or to accept a variable at runtime to specify the reports orientation by using one of two master pages (within a single design).

Internationalizing BIRT Reports

This tutorial takes you through the simple steps of creating reports that can be displayed in as many locals as you like. The example shows the developer how to create resource files and how to apply them.

The power and style of themes

This tutorial is meant as a primer on using Styles and Themes within BIRT reports. The proper use of Styles and Themes will mean that your reports will have a look that is consistent with your application(s).