You can take the Birt war file and run it in as a web app also. 
Go here to see how to design the report for iSeries.

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Rizwan
Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2005 1:19 AM
To: Java Programming on and around the iSeries / AS400
Subject: RE: Java for Batch and Reporting
Importance: Low

Forgot to mention eclipse birt

however jasper can be embedded easily in a web or swing application..


-----Original Message-----
From: java400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:java400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
On Behalf Of Pete Helgren
Sent: Tuesday, November 29, 2005 10:52 PM
To: Java Programming on and around the iSeries / AS400
Subject: Re: Java for Batch and Reporting


We are using Jasper Reports although we aren't building the reports in 
batch, they are run on the fly by the servlet.  We are currently 
"pondering" what to do with batch report processing ourselves.  RPG is 
such a good tool for this that it is hard to justify using something 
like Jasper to crank out a report (as pretty as it is).

We do use Jasper and have found it quite simple to use.  For  report 
designing we use iReport which will compile to a Jasper class.  The cool

thing is that once you have designed the report, you can just specify 
different output types (PDF,HTML,XLS, etc) We let the user chose the 
option as they submit the reports.

Of course, it is all Open Source (

Pete Helgren

Jon Paris wrote:

>Any of you have any experience of coding heavy-duty batch
>functions in Java on iSeries?
>I'm particularly interested in the performance aspects and if anyone
has any
>exposure to the Crystal or other reporting software.
>Jon Paris

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