SAN CARLOS, Calif. – June 16, 2009 – MarkLogic Corporation, a leading provider of infrastructure software for information applications, today released the MarkLogic Toolkit for Excel®. This new offering provides users a free, simple way to integrate Microsoft Office Excel 2007 with MarkLogic Server. Earlier this year, MarkLogic also delivered a Toolkit for Word® and a Connector for SharePoint®. Together, these offerings allow users to extend the functionality of Microsoft Office products and quickly build applications leveraging the native document format, Office Open XML (OOXML).
Distributed under an open source model, MarkLogic Toolkit for Excel comes with an Excel add-in that allows users to deploy information applications into Excel, comprehensive libraries for managing and manipulating Excel data, and a sample application that leverages best practices. Toolkit for Excel capabilities include:
“Now that Microsoft has opened up its document formats, MarkLogic is extending the features in Office with the rich search, analysis, and delivery capabilities of our XML server,” said Jason Monberg, vice president of product management, MarkLogic Corporation. “Our customers and partners are able to leverage the power of XML to jump-start application development with the common interfaces they are already comfortable and familiar with.”
To download MarkLogic Toolkit for Excel, please visit the MarkLogic Developer Workshop located at http://developer.marklogic.com/code/.
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