Resources for learning about Excel Services

The following Help articles, Web sites, and other online resources can help you learn about working with Microsoft Excel Services and Microsoft SharePoint Services and how to implement them in a variety of Business Intelligence solutions for your organization.

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Publishing to SharePoint Server Excel Services

Links to information about Excel Services on the Excel 2010 site.

These How-to articles and blogs provide you with a starting point for learning about publishing Excel workbooks, and offer tips for configuring the ways you use Excel Services.

Excel Services Links to How-to articles about Excel Services and Business Intelligence on the SharePoint Services 2010 site.
Business Intelligence Resources Microsoft offers a variety of training options to help you get up to speed on Microsoft Business Intelligence (BI). The resources in this article will help people at all levels of your organization get started using the tools that can support better decision making and drive business performance.
Excel Services Development Roadmap

An important aspect of Excel Services is that solution developers can use its power programmatically from their applications.

These solutions, from the Office Developer Center on MSDN, can be either line-of-business (LOB) products or custom enterprise solutions that an organization develops internally.

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The Business Intelligence community

Resource Description is "The Resource for Business Intelligence."

Here, you will find links to articles, research information, white papers, and the latest news in the arena of Business Intelligence.

Business Intelligence Network

The Business Intelligence Network™ focuses on business intelligence, performance management, data warehousing, data integration and data quality, serving these communities with unparalleled industry coverage and resources.

Read about the latest news in the BI world, drill down to information about your specific industry, view podcasts, blogs, and more.

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Excel product team blogs

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Microsoft Excel Blog: Excel Services - Architecture Principal Group Program Manager David Gainer explains Excel Services 2007 architecture at a high level and touches on configuration possibilities.
Microsoft Excel Blog: Excel Services Books

Learn about two books on Excel Services 2007 available from WROX™:

  • Beginning Excel Services —Gets you started with Excel Services
  • Programming Excel Services —Helps you develop your own customized Excel Services solutions
Microsoft Excel Blog: Combining the EWA and API using AJAX Program Manager Dan Parish walks you through enabling cell editing in Excel Services 2007 by implementing some JavaScript.

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Applies to:
Excel 2010