Generate PDFs, Excel Files and Ways to Integrate Pre/Post Scripts Through Quick Report
Web users need access to reports just like non-web users. Without your browser being able to directly print to a printer using traditional 4D commands like Print Form and Print Selection what are your best options? In this session we will discuss generating reports with 4D’s traditional commands like print form and print selection to generate and deliver PDFs, along with a number of alternative ways to generate reports. We will discuss generating reports to native Excel file without plugins, generating html documents and converting them to pdf. We will also cover a Reporting system you can use to add new reports to a database without even taking your live system offline.
He began his career in 1992 as a software tester. At that time, he was testing automated car rental kiosk systems written in C++. In 1994, he began working at a 4D consulting shop and began testing systems written in 4D. By mid-1994, he began doing small bits of development in 4D and shortly thereafter began developing fulltime in 4D. Since 1994, he has worked with 4D about 80% of his time but has done development using Flex, ColdFusion, ASP, ASP.Net, PHP, SSRS, WindowsMobile, Cordova, and a few other development tools.