Category Archives: Crystal Reports

Infographic style crystal report

In a continued effort to demonstrate the capabilities of the various BusinessObjects reporting tools as adequate in the user interface area, i created this info graphic style crystal report. This report is modeled after my colleague’s Josh Tapley original InfoGraphic … Continue reading

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Integrate real time stock info using Crystal Reports

Crystal Reports was created almost two decades ago. In Software age terms, it’s a dinosaur. There are certainly sexier, slicker and faster tools to develop with, in the BI space today. But when it comes to integration, crystal reports is … Continue reading

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Making sense of Crystal Reports SDK and APIs

If you are looking to integrate Crystal Reports into your application, you have many ways to go about it. You can find oodles of information about the different options, pros, cons, differences and user guides, tips and tricks galore in … Continue reading

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Crystal Reports versatility

Crystal Reports is perhaps the most versatile reporting application in the world. It’s popularity predates most modern business intelligence tools (and vendors..) and its users base is simply astounding. The functionality built into Crystal Reports can certainly be overwhelming for … Continue reading

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Use Crystal Reports Data Consumer and subreports to burst complex Xcelsius dashboards

More often than not Xcelsius dashboard developers are being asked to come up with ways to burst the dashboard. It makes perfect sense. Dashboards are typically high level executive summaries, designed for management consumption, and managers typically prefer to have … Continue reading

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