Reporting gets devised as per the need. Customization is what follows next. What remain interesting are the levels of customization offered. How much technicality of the reporting build up is resolved by customization? Adobe remains to be such entity that helped out many such technicalities through its superb products. The products enlisted in its list range from Photoshop to Captivate. Among them also remains a tool named Coldfusion report builder. This too has brought fascination among the professionals of diverse areas. Fields like Business Analytics have witnessed the changing of the whole gamut of analysis because of the tools like report builder for ColdFusion.
Varied new options of reporting that would have hardly got imagined are in place now. There also exist many hard core professionals that even adapted the said tool of Adobe as per the need.
Lets have a look at the technical adaptations:
Web Application Development of Cold Fusion has facilitated the multi user option, opened the door of connecting it with CMS, document management systems, & software of e-learning.
- 3 Tier-applications of web have got developed by enmeshing Flash/Flex with Coldfusion.
- Web applications of 2 Tier are now developed by keeping the tool in tune with database layer development in connection with MySQL, Oracle & SQL server.
- There remain various versions of Coldfusion report builder like 4.x, 5.x, 6.x, 7.x, 8.x, 9.x but now exist the cherished achievement of migrating from lower version of Coldfusion report builder to higher version of the same.
- Experienced hands do the work of a juggler in giving the Coldfusion reports in the varied formats like HTML, Flash Paper, PDF, EXCEL, XML & RTF & that too at a fast pace.
- Prudence in bringing the custom tag development of Coldfusion tool is an admired thing as it will help its users to help attain the reusable, modular & maintainable code.
- Last remains to be the integration of Coldfusion report builder with .NET & Java.
Such expertise in introducing so many adaptations in the said tool always rest on the patient & sustainable efforts invested in achieving the same. It leads to the selling of the tool like anything & thus increasing the span of its usage.