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Whitewizzard
10-23-2007, 02:34 PM
Hello All,

I am developing some software for data management in RoR and my Boss has decided to use Pentaho for reporting software. As I am looking at the documentation for pentaho, I am realizing that there is not much that helps me. I am unsure on how everything relates together , and what I actually need to get a way to generate the report from my database to print and/or display them. If I could get it to run from my RoR site that would be even better. If not I need to know what I need to do to get the reports printed and to be able to be viewed.

Thanks for any help.


White Wizzard

tdidomenico
10-23-2007, 03:46 PM
If what you need is to evaluate the capabilities of the platform, I'd start by installing a demo and playing around with it:

http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=140317

Generating reports from a database and viewing/printing them is most certainly something that's within the platform's capabilities :D

And yes, the platform is fully customizable. You should have no problem integrating it with your apps.

Cheers!

mlowery
10-24-2007, 09:55 AM
I suggest searching these forums for "web service."