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New Posts From One of the Principal Developers Behind Excel Services

One of our most senior developers on Excel Services, Shahar Prish, is busy writing posts in his blog on the new programmability features in the 2010 version of Excel Services. The first set of posts talk about REST and moving forward he will expand to the new JavaScript OM we added this release. Here are the links, if you care at all about building custom solutions for Excel and Excel Services they are a great read:

General posts about REST:

Welcome to the new Excel Services

So what does REST on Excel Services look like???

Discovery via the Excel Services REST APIs

Getting ranges via Excel Services REST as well as Charts and Discovery

Excel Services REST APIs – the basics

Advanced Excel Services REST API capabilities – passing parameters to a spreadsheet

How to seamlessly embed data from Excel Services spreadsheets into Word

The Excel Services Windows Gadget:

Introducing the Excel Services Windows 7 Gadget

Showing Excel ranges in the Excel Services Gadget

Bringing it all back home – using advanced REST functionality with the Excel Services Gadget

And the blog is starting to show how to actually code the gadget:

Coding the Excel Services Windows 7 Gadget – Part 1 – Settings