The presentation topics covered report generation tools available with OpenERP :
- OpenOffice / LibreOffice;
- RML and Python;
- Pentaho Report Designer.
El Hadji Dem outlined the different tools advantages and weaknesses and concluded by admiting his preference for Pentaho Report Designer as well as Python and RML.
The presentation slides are available in French only.
"OpenERP Montréal Meetup is an amazing opportunity to learn new functionnalities in OpenERP. When you think about the number of modules that are available it is impossible to master them all without sharing information with the members of the comunity." explains El Hadji Dem. He adds : "Pentaho Report Designer is very user friendly, flexible and no programming skills are need. In my opinion it is the most complete and easiest tool to generate reports in OpenERP."
OpenERP Montréal Meetup
OpenERP Montréal Meetup is a monthly gathering where members of the community in the Montreal region share information on OpenERP. The group is open to users integrators and OpenSource software enthousiasts.
OpenERP is a Free "as in Freedom" and very complete ERP with all the functionnalities needed to run a company. With more than 200 certified modules and 500 total modules it covers all the needs of Small and Medium size Businesses.
Gestion-Ressources is a free and Open Source software service provider located in the Montreal region. The company offers consulting, development, training and support services. Gestion-Ressources was the first certified partner of VMware Zimbra, OpenERP and Acquia in Montreal.