Re: GUI Report Designer?
From: Christopher Browne (cbbrowne_at_acm.org)
Date: 16 Mar 2004 01:44:12 GMT
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, Jake Campbell <jxc-NOSPAMemail@example.com> wrote:
> I have gone googling for this unsuccessfully but apologies if it has been
> We are looking to develop one-off database apps using postgresql data. We
> have been thinking of qt for quick gui front-end designs to do things we
> now do with Microsoft Access and SQL-Server.
> We haven't seen anything so far that can be used to design reports with a
> wysiwyg interface like Access can do, c/w subtotals and simple
> Does anyone have any suggestions?
Unfortunately, the answers aren't quite ideal.
- You should already be aware of pgaccess, right?
- If Java's a reasonable answer, then DataVision might be useful.
- The "TheKompany" guys have implemented something for Qt called
Rekall, and have released a subset of the functionality in a
- Kexi wants to be similar to Rekall.
- The guys at work that want interactive reports tend to need to use
Apache+Perl+Mason to build web apps because some of the end users
aren't running Linux, and aren't allowed direct DBMS access :-).
If you find a good answer, let me know; we've got an emerging
"business intelligence" group that could use some better answers...
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