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NET developers with a new spreadsheet server API for creating and working with Microsoft Excel-compatible spreadsheets, reports David Ramel, editor in chief of Visual Studio Magazine. Services, the new offering simplifies the creation, conversion and sharing of spreadsheets across Windows, Android and Mono platforms, while supporting . NET Standard 1.4 for multi-platform support," Ramel writes in a recent Visual Studio Magazine article, Grape City Offers Spreadsheet Server API Across . Grape City, a Microsoft Visual Studio Partner, says developers can "easily implement code to process, collate, and consolidate data from large sets of spreadsheet documents, including reports, itineraries, and financial analyses." The Spread.Services interface-based API uses Excel's document object model and with it Grape City says the tools can do some pretty nifty things: “Advanced calculations become lightning-fast with more than 450 built-in Excel-compatible formula functions. About once a month, my partner in crime, Rich Seeley, has been doing technical takeovers of this blog.Here's his latest post, which looks at some resources for Visual Studio Reporting Services.Beyond what Microsoft offers, there are also third-party tools to help with Visual Studio reporting.
Visual Studio 2017 users can find out about Reporting Services Projects here.For everyone working with SQL, Create and manage Reporting Services, a Microsoft blog published Sept.5, 2017, explains how to use SQL Reporting Services, Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and Team Foundation Services (TFS) for creating reports.For the Visual Studio developer, Report Builder 2.0, you can "work with data, define a layout, preview a report, and publish a report to a report server or a Share Point site." There is also a wizard for creating tables or charts, in addition to query builders, and an expression editor, which provides capabilities for HTML editing and web design.That should come in handy when organizations want reports online.