Using Java to create a report with the JasperReport java API

In this blog I will describe how to create a Report with JasperReport in Java. For this purpose I have used the Communitie edition of iReport. This edition contains besides JasperReport also iReport. iReport is a report designer for JasperReport. You can download it from

After installation I started iReport to design a report. I have design a report to create CD booklets. It contains the name of the artist, an album title, an image, the tracklist and the lyrics of these tracks.


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