By Neil Fitzgerald

CRYSTAL studies® 2008


Whether you’re a DBA, facts warehousing or enterprise intelligence expert,
reporting expert, or developer, this ebook has the solutions you would like. via
hands-on examples, you’ll systematically grasp Crystal studies and Xcelsius
2008’s strongest positive factors for growing, dispensing, and supplying content material.
One step at a time, long-time Crystal reviews insiders take you from the fundamentals
through complex content material construction and supply utilizing Xcelsius, Crystal stories
Server,, and the offline Crystal studies Viewer.

Every major enhancement brought in Crystal reviews 2008 is roofed, together with its new visualization innovations and extra strong internet prone functions. The e-book concludes by way of exhibiting find out how to use Crystal experiences’ robust .NET and Java SDKs to customise and expand firm reporting in almost limitless ways.


• examine hands-on, via step by step examples and exercises—and notice counsel and tips confirmed in real-world company environments

  •   grasp new Crystal stories 2008 beneficial properties, together with interactive document viewing, Xcelsius dashboarding, Flex, and Flash integration, record clothier advancements, file bursting, and extra

  •   put up professional-quality studies opposed to almost any information resource, together with relational and OLAP databases, Universes, SAP, PeopleSoft, JavaBeans, .NET/COM gadgets, XML, and more

  •   become aware of complex visualization concepts utilizing Xcelsius, charts, and maps

  •   research equipment for allotting experiences and integrating content material into different applications

            •           know about the most recent reporting addition to the company items family—Xcelsius and start growing dynamic and interactive dashboards


NEIL FITZGERALD has spent a number of years operating at enterprise items and with one in every of company items’ biggest services of customized BI and firm reporting options.

BOB COATES presently works as a revenues advisor for company gadgets, an SAP corporation, the place he has been hired for greater than 11 years.


RYAN GOODMAN is the founding father of Centigon ideas, Inc., and continues to be one of many best Xcelsius specialists and evangelists within the world.


MICHAEL VOLOSHKO is a senior presales advisor for the monetary prone staff at company Objects.



Find all this and extra at

     •    Java and .NET pattern stories and code samples for all examples within the book

     •    Bonus chapters, suggestions, methods, and hyperlinks to nice reporting resources


CATEGORY: Database

COVERS: Crystal studies 2008, Crystal reviews Server 2008,

Crystal studies Viewer,, Xcelsius 2008

USER point: Beginning—Intermediate

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