Creating webpages with Excel Web App mashups
With Excel 2010, Microsoft also introduced the possibility to edit Excel documents on-line, using the "Excel Web App". If you have a live account, you can place an Excel 2010 file on your skydrive. Anyone who has access to that skydrive folder can then open that Excel file on-line and edit it in the browser. Moreover, you can also embed that same Excel file on any web page.
Here is an example:
Very recently, the
Excel team has expanded on this idea and enabled us to use
This way you are enabled to create so-called Mashups of Excel Web apps
and other data sources.
How this works and what else is possible is shown on the next pages of this article: