ExcelServer is a diy tool for building an excel-based information system. It provide you an easy way to design your own infromation system, create roles and users, defined Template ---- a special functions in the form of an Excel worksheet. Use your system just in the same ways as you fill in an Excel worksheet, the data you entered into worksheet will be stored into database, and can be shared with other people or be used in generate report automatically.
After installed, you can find a robbin (or a menu in Excel 2003) appeared in Excel. As a designer, you can define template or perform other design tasks in [Design], as an end-user, you can enter/query data in [Form Data]. You do everything just as operate on Excel workbook, but all the yu have defined or entered wil be saved into database, that makes sharing information easily across the organization.
If you are familiar with Excel, then you can handle Excel Server well. It is quite easy to use. On the other hand, ExcelServer is very powerfull to accomplish quite complicated bussiness logic. The main feathers include:
This software is not reviewed yet.