Oracle Discoverer Interface through ColdFusion Application

Is it possible (reasonable) to develop a ColdFusion application which interfaces with Oracle Discoverer to build Reports?


lvnguyenAsked:
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gdemariaConnect With a Mentor Commented:
If I recall correctly, you can create a form screen interface for discoverer reports and submitting that form would run the report.   So, if that is actually true, you could do it also from Coldfusion.

I don't really recall the Discoverer side that well, perhaps someone from the Oracle forum could add their thoughts on what Discoverer allows for running a report..

For example, can you run a report from a form submit or from a URL with paramters in the query string?  If so, you can do it from CF...

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erikTsomikSystem Architect, CF programmer Commented:
what version of CF you using . CF 8 provide great tools for building reports
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gdemariaCommented:
what do you mean by "interfaces"  ?

You may be able to link to reports, but I don't think you would be able to populate oracle's tables in order to create a report without going through the discoverer GUI.

But you could use Discoverer to build reports against tables that your Coldfusion app is using...
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lvnguyenAuthor Commented:
We're using ColdFusion 8.  What is desired is to be able to dynamically choose parameters through the ColdFusion app and generate Discoverer reports from those parameters, then display the reports.
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