Designing Excel Solutions for the Web
Excel Services, part of SharePoint Server 2010, offers new capabilities to developers looking to create server-based Excel solutions either on-premise or in the cloud with Office 365. This Hands-On Lab will explore some of the common tasks that developers perform while designing and migrating Excel client-based solutions to Excel Services-based solutions.
Excel Services, part of SharePoint Server 2010, offers new capabilities to developers looking to create server-based Excel solutions either on-premise or in the cloud with Office 365. This Hands-On Lab will explore some of the common tasks that developers perform while working with Excel Services.
The objective of this Hands-On Lab is to provide you with a foundation for developing solutions that utilize or interact with Excel Services. In particular, you will
To work this lab, there is an assumption that you have a SharePoint environment running Excel Services in place. This lab was designed to run on the “2010 Information Worker Demonstration and Evaluation Virtual Machine (RTM).” Here is the URL at the time this document was created, but it’s best to search for the above name on Bing to make sure you have the most current version. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=751fa0d1-356c-4002-9c60-d539896c66ce&displaylang=en. For instructions on how to setup this environment, see this video, http://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/SharePointSideshow/Setting-Up-a-SharePoint-Developer-Virtual-Machine. Or to setup SharePoint on a test Windows 7 machine, see this video, http://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/SharePointSideshow/Building-a-SharePoint-Development-Machine-Using-the-Easy-Setup-Script.
The steps in this Hands-On Lab require the following:
This Hands-On Lab assumes that the Hands-On Lab files are located in a folder at C:\Student\ExcelServices. To get these files there, perform the following steps
This Hands-On Lab comprises the following exercises:
Estimated time to complete this lab: 60 minutes.
This Hands-On Lab includes the following starting materials.