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Windward’s Creative Solution for Report Generation with Python

With Windward’s solution, you can finally do more with your reports and documents using Python based applications.

In just 13 lines of codes, your reports can have a more beautiful and intuitive take. Now, you do not have to worry about creating boring reports while trying to deal with the difficult technical terminologies of programming languages.

As a developer, it is understandable that you only want to deal with the coding of your applications. In fact, you need to concentrate on it to make sure that it will continue to run smoothly on Python. Although creating reports is essential it should not be something that you spend a lot of your time on.

Windward’s advanced reporting tool makes it a cinch for even non-developers to generate documents and reports without worrying about the technical knowledge because they do not have to deal with it!

Windward integrates with MS Office, a more familiar environment used by many to create report templates and design and format them for aesthetic and intuitive purposes.

When Windward is integrated into your application, it makes the RESTful engine available for Python to call it. Then, the process starts with the acquisition of data from different sources like JSON, SQL, or XML. Note that your choice of data sources are not just limited to these three. Windward can pull data from a myriad of other sources too. In fact, it even has the ability to source data from multiple sources and arrange them in one single report and cross-reference the different datasets.

Following which, you proceed to the next part of the process which is actually creating the design and layout of your reports. When your data acquisition is already complete and you have everything that you need, you can prettify your report by designing it in MS Office applications like Excel, Word, or PowerPoint. These are applications that most of us are already familiar with so we already know where to find the features and functionalities to create better-looking reports and documents.

Advantages of Windward

Windward is a tool that is more than just an aid for more beautiful reports. There are a lot of other benefits and efficiencies you can get from it too.

  • First, it is provided by the RESTful server. This means that you can request a URL and it comes back to you as a report in response.
  • You can integrate Windward in any application easily using only 13 lines of code because both the asynchronous and synchronous calls are being provided to the client library.
  • It utilizes MS Office applications as the primary template designer. So, you can use these tools that you have already been using for years to create reports out of the data source of your choice without dealing with the hard terminologies of Python and other programming languages.
  • Depending on your specifications, you can export the reports in any format that is supported by most MS Office apps — DOCX, XLSX, PDF, PPTX, HTML, PostScript, or SVG. Moreover, it can also be exported to a print-ready format with just a few clicks of the button.

About Windward

Windward continues to be a leader in document and report generation for many business industries for more than 10 years now. We have created the best tools to help businesses gain more control with their organization’s statements, proposals, forms, presentations, and a lot more.

Whether your business processes are built with Python or other programming languages, Windward assures that they have the solution that is right for you so you can save a lot of your effort and time, and reduce your production costs by up to half of what you currently spend.

In the coming years, Windward aims to be the standard and de-facto reporting solution that businesses will go to.

For over 10 years, Windward has lead the industry with our world-class document generation platform that creates visually stunning, data-powered documents designed exactly the way users want and are created in a fraction of the time and cost compared to existing solutions. Proudly located in Boulder, Colorado, Windward Studios is the premier solution for developers and business users adding reporting and document generation capabilities to their applications in over 70 countries around the world.