Beginning SpreadsheetML is a self-directed learning module that helps the reader understand the syntax and structure of SpreadsheetML, which is defined in the ISO/IEC 29500 Office Open XML File Formats (Open XML) standard.
This module provides an introduction to SpreadsheetML and shows techniques for programmatically processing SpreadsheetML documents. The training materials in this module assume only that you know what Office Open XML is, and that you understand that SpreadsheetML is one of the markup vocabularies specified by Office Open XML. If you would like more information on these two topics before starting the Beginning SpreadsheetML learning module, please see Introduction to Office Open XML.
When you have reviewed the materials in this course, you can continue learning more about SpreadsheetML in the modules listed below. Alternatively, you can learn the basics of WordprocessingML and PresentationML by using the following links.
If you are writing Office Open XML-related programs in Java, then you should also consider the following information:
If you are developing Unix and Linux programs to process Office Open XML, the following case study may be helpful: