Darryl Hoar wrote:
>I need to get a tool to create reports using mysql databases. It would be
>great if the resultant reports could be run by themselves (not inside the
>report development environment).
>Anybody have any recommendations ?
Yes. One of my open-source projects is PDF::ReportWriter. You can get it
It's written in Perl, is cross-platform, and exports direct high-quality
PDFs ( with the help of PDF::API2 ).
There is no 'development environment' as yet - you have to write your
report definition in code, but in my defense, it's not particularly hard
to do :) After you've written the report definition, you load an array
of data ( eg from a database query ), and pass it to PDF::ReportWriter.
There's a simple example on the webpage, along with a screenshot of the
output ( inside gpdf ).
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