Project-based and Remote Development Environments

Developer Studio provides two main areas in the Object Explorer tree: the Projects area and the WebFOCUS Environments area. From the Projects folder, you can develop projects locally on your machine or against a remote WebFOCUS environment. From the WebFOCUS Environments folder, you develop directly against environments that are configured remotely.

In Developer Studio, you start building a reporting application as a project consisting of different kinds of files. You can create the project as a stand-alone application in the development environment or as a web-based self-service application that you can deploy.

Based on the edition of Developer Studio that you have installed, you can:

The last two capabilities are available when using the Managed Reporting Developer edition or the Report Developer edition.

For details, see the Developer Studio Application Development Getting Started manual.