SpreadsheetGear, a US-based software publisher, has announced the launch of SpreadsheetGear 2008 to enable developers to add scalable ASP.NET Excel Reporting, Dashboards from Excel Charts and Ranges, Windows Forms Spreadsheet Controls, Excel Compatible Charting, Excel Compatible Calculations.
Terry Erickson, chief software architect at SpreadsheetGear, said: Microsoft Excel 2007 was the most impressive upgrade to Excel in a decade. Likewise, SpreadsheetGear 2008 is the most impressive upgrade to SpreadsheetGear’s spreadsheet component technology since SpreadsheetGear for .NET 1.0 was released. New features include Excel 2007 Open XML (.xlsx) support, Excel compatible charting, chart and range image rendering and more.
SpreadsheetGear develops Microsoft Excel compatible spreadsheet components for the Microsoft .NET Framework. According to SpreadsheetGear, its 2008 version makes charting, reporting and dashboard development easier.
Joe Erickson, founder and CEO of SpreadsheetGear, said: Now users and developers can design interactive dashboards, reports, charts, and models in Microsoft Excel, and developers can easily deploy these designs to ASP.NET and Windows Forms applications. Developers get all of this in one affordable, royalty-free component which comes with one year of updates and upgrades as well as one year of phone and email support provided by the developers who write the code.
Users can download the free 30-day evaluation of SpreadsheetGear 2008 at the company’s website.