Stimulsoft Reports.Silverlight - Reporting Tool for Silverlight
Stimulsoft Reports.Silverlight consists of three parts. The first part is a set of ASP.NET components for viewing and editing in the Web browser. Report rendering occurs on the server. Showing and editing reports goes on the client side using the whole palette of capabilities of Silverlight. The second part is a fully featured reporting tool for Silverlight, which uses only Silverlight to render, edit, print, and export reports. The third part is an independent (standalone) report designer for the WinForms platform. It is designed to create reports and for further use with other components.
Silverlight and ASP.NET report viewer
Stimulsoft Reports.Silverlight offers to use the ASP.NET component for viewing reports. Its client part is developed using the Silverlight technology. This makes it possible to display and use reports in the web-application with the same quality and with the same functionality as in desktop applications. Stimulsoft developers tried to make the most functional component, as far as it is allowed to make in Silverlight. The interface of the report viewer is more functional, more dynamic, and more interactive than the standard interfaces in a web browser. Also the viewer is more presentable than many report viewers for desktop applications.
Silverlight and ASP.NET report designer
The report designer is available as an ASP.NET component. The client part of this component works with the Silverlight technology. This component provides the ability to edit reports in the browser window when only Silverlight 4 Runtime is on the client side. And the report designer provides a complete set of tools for editing reports. Drag and drop operations, clipboard, undo-redo operation, wizards, Ribbon UI, visual Report Builder, zooming, tabular editing, and other features are available in the report designer. The component does not require any special installation on the server. All one needs to do is to drag the ASP.NET component on the page.
Reports in Silverlight
Stimulsoft also offers using a fully functional report generator for Silverlight. The report generator does not require a server and is designed to create reports in Silverlight applications outside of the browser. The following items are: the report engine (including exports to various formats), report viewer, report designer. All units of the reporting tool work exclusively in the Silverlight environment. This enables creating unique in its capability Silverlight applications for the desktop or mobile platforms.
Standalone report designer
The fully featured report designer for the WinForms platform is included to Stimulsoft Reports.Silverlight. The report designer is used to create reports for further use them as well as in the ASP.NET environment and in the Silverlight environment. A standalone report designer provides a complete set of tools for creating and editing reports. It has fast and convenient GUI.
The product is localized in more than 25 languages. It has many wizards to create reports. It is possible to export reports to more than 30 formats. Reports created in other Stimulsoft reporting tools are fully compatible with the new product.