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:
This is available for the full Developer Studio edition and the Developer Studio Visual Discovery edition.
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.