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Leonardo Carreira
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Hi Friends..

I am developing simple Swing application which uses Hibernate..
I have no experience before how to reporting in Swing application which used Hibernate..
I've tried it.. and i'm stuck..

but i've any idea..
i wanna create app like this :
if the CRUD to table then i would use Hibernate..
and if generate report then i would use JDBC..

is it good for implementation or not?..
Thanks in advance..
 
Maneesh Godbole
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Swing in itself does not offer any kind of reporting controls (unless you count JTable as a reporting tool). However Swing does have graphing capabilities which can be leveraged. There are many third part open source libraries which will help you generate reports. BIRT, Jasper,JFreeChart,Cewolf are a few which immediately come to my mind. Google will help you find more.

I do not really understand the point of swing and hibernate or jdbc.
Swing/reporting would be the visual component. A good design would dictate, that the data source/origin should be transparent to the visual component. I would suggest abstraction to make your life easier.
I personally use JFreeChart a lot. It is open source and easy to use. Just check out their API. That should give you a good idea on designing your framework

Also, please take it easy on the smilies.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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