Category Archives: Javascript

Office Insiders and Power Pivot

I recently discovered another benefit of the Office Insiders program through the ExcelUnplugged blog, which has a feature on the new linked data types in Excel.  More on those another day, but in addition to JavaScript UDFs, the added feature that I found to … Continue reading

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JavaScript UDFs in Excel

Bleeping Computer report that Microsoft have announced JavaScript UDFs for Excel. See the link for more details. This feature is not yet available in standard Excel, but a preview version is available to those joining the Office Insiders Program.

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Daily Download 9: Animation in Excel

The missing post from yesterday’s list was: Drawing in Excel – 2 , with download file: http://www.interactiveds.com.au/software/animate.zip Other animation related posts include: By Jingo Dancing Pendulums Yet more pendulums Rotating Hypercubes Animated Pythagoras

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Newton Excel Shakespeare

Another excellent link from Al Vachris: Bruce McPherson’s Site This site is all about how to free your Excel data from your desktop and take advantage of web capabilities such as Docs, Maps, Earth , Gadgets, Visualizations and a whole … Continue reading

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Dynamic Excel on the Cloud With Javascript!

I have previously linked to a spreadsheet stored on Skydrive, but I have been disappointed that the possibilities for using live spreadsheets are greatly limited by the lack of support for VBA.  It seems that Microsoft have now decided to provide … Continue reading

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New Links, and an Update

Some new links, mostly suggested by Al Vachris: Jan Karel Pieterse has been freely providing some of the best Excel advice on the Internet for some years now, but he has escaped inclusion on my blogroll, possibly because his site … Continue reading

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Starting Javascript

Since this is not (just) an Excel blog, I’ll be looking at applications of the Google Docs spreadsheet.  One of the attractions of the Google spreadsheet alternative is that it is linked to a scripting language, so I should be … Continue reading

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