Advice on creating custom report for GST

Josh Sled jsled at
Thu Jan 6 09:13:23 EST 2005

On Wed, 2005-01-05 at 09:20, Benjamin So wrote:

> So the question is what is the best way to get my hands dirty in 
> writing custom reports. I'm sure this topic must already have been 
> covered in an earlier discussion, but I didn't have much luck searching 
> the archives. Is there some sort of tutorial to get me started? I have 
> a reasonable amount of programming knowledge, but none of it is in 
> Scheme. I saw a reference to the Hello World report, but was unable to 
> find the corresponding source file. In any case, a simple tutorial 
> would be very useful, is one exists.

I don't think there's a tutorial or how to...

Scheme/lisp is pretty straightforward; there are plenty of good
resources on the next about it that google will help you find.

The hello world report is in 


which on my distro is installed into 


A report basically consists of two parts: an options-genearator which
allows the reporting infrastructure to manage the report's options [both
UI and persistance], and the report-renderer which outputs HTML.  This
may change in the future, but probably not substantially.


-- - `a=jsled;; echo ${a}@${b}`

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