Programming Microsoft® Office Excel 2007 Services (0-7356-2407-0)

It’s not that I have been away, it’s that I couldn’t log in to this site for the longest while and I was busy finishing off my new book. Anyway enough of the formalities. I’d like you to know that I am working on a new book. Programming Microsoft® Office Excel 2007 Services is being published by Microsoft Press. It’s a change of publishers, the last book was done with Wrox/Wiley publishing. Wrox/Wiley and I have a great working relationship. Professional VSTO was very well received is selling well and I expect Programming Microsoft® Office Excel 2007 Services to go … Continue reading Programming Microsoft® Office Excel 2007 Services (0-7356-2407-0)

Office Web Components v Excel Services

Think the Office Web Components are dead? Think they can't possibly stack up to the new kid on the block? Consider this.The new offering of Excel Services is certainly potent. However, the new Client Access License (CAL) may put Excel Services way out of reach for small shops with no big budgets. Excel Services web parts may be cool but unjustifiable if users are forced to purchase SharePoint 2007. While we wait patiently on the final shape of these new CAL's, you should err on the side of caution. CAL's are how Microsoft intends to recoup investment costs in bringing Office … Continue reading Office Web Components v Excel Services