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BIRT iHub 3 Documentation


BIRT iHub System View
Installing BIRT iHub on Linux
  • Installing BIRT iHub modules on Linux.
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Installing BIRT iHub on Windows
  • Installing BIRT iHub modules on Windows.
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Installing Visualization Platform
  • Installing a stand-alone Visualization Platform. Configuring Visualization Platform, BIRT Viewers, and Report Studio.
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Installing Actuate BIRT Designer Professional
  • Installing BIRT Designer Professional on Windows and MacOS.
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BIRT iHub System Administrator Guide
  • Configuring a BIRT iHub cluster. Setting up a new RDBMS. Using System console. Backing up the metadata RDBMS.
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Managing Volumes and Users
  • Managing volume-level operations. Setting up users and groups. Advanced job schedules. Using HTTPS to access Visualization Platform.
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Integrating Applications into BIRT iHub
  • Using Actuate APIs, including Information Delivery API (IDAPI), JavaScript API, Report Server Security Extension (RSSE). Accessing BIRT Viewer and Report Studio using URIs. Using logging, performance monitoring, and archiving features. Customizing the Actuate software installation process.
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Using Visualization Platform
  • Using Actuate BIRT iHub Visualization Platform to access, create, and run files stored in an Encyclopedia volume. Also using dashboards to view and organize reports and other gadgets.
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Using BIRT Viewers
  • Using Actuate BIRT Viewers to view, navigate, and export data from report files stored in an Encyclopedia volume. Using Interactive Viewer to change the appearance and structure of a report document and filter the contents of the document.
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Using Report Studio
  • Using Report Studio to design a report, including accessing data, using a template, creating tables, cross tabs, and charts. Refining the report design by formatting the components of the report and performing calculations on data values.
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Actuate BIRT Application Developer Guide
  • Using BIRT Designer Professional to create customer-facing applications, mashups, and dashboards. Designing, configuring, and customizingapplications, gadgets, and reports, and deploying them to a BIRT iHub server. Using JavaScript or Java to write event handlers.
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Provisioning Data
  • Accessing data from JDBC, NoSQL, file-based, and web services data sources for use with BIRT applications.
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Books

BIRT: A Field Guide (3rd Edition) 
Integrating and Extending BIRT (3rd Edition)


Java Components View
Actuate BIRT Java Components Developer Guide
  • Designing, deploying, and accessing custom reporting web applications using Actuate BIRT Java Components. Configuring Java Components applications.
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Installing an Actuate BIRT Java Component
  • Installing Actuate BIRT Java Components by deploying to an application server. Configuring Java Components using web aapplication parameters.
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Using BIRT Studio – Java Component Edition
  • Using Report Studio Java Component to design a report, including accessing data, using a template, creating tables, cross tabs, and charts. Refining the report design by formatting the components of the report and performing calculations on data values.
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Using an Actuate BIRT Java Component
  • Using Actuate BIRT Java Components to access, create, and run files stored in a file system repository. Using Actuate BIRT Viewers to view, navigate, and export data from report files. Using Interactive Viewer to change the appearance and structure of a report document and filter the contents of the document.
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