ZK Spreadsheet is an open source solution providing effortless Excel integration with Java based Ajax applications
London (PRWEB) June 07, 2011
ZK has announced the official release of the more powerful ZK Spreadsheet 2.1 under an open source license enabling developers to embed Excel functionality within their Java based Ajax web applications. Since its debut in February 2008, ZK Spreadsheet has become a mainstay in developer’s toolkits obtaining favourable reviews from across the globe.
ZK Spreadsheet enables Ajax applications to deliver rich online spreadsheet functionality within browsers using pure Java without the need to install Excel or applets on the server or client. With the ability to include Excel functionality in any web page, developers are able to create collaborative and dynamic enterprise applications at minimal cost.
Functionality is now further empowered by the new release of ZK Spreadsheet 2.1 introducing new features offering users with even more ease and satisfaction. One of the most captivating new features is the ability to copy and paste values to and from ZK Spreadsheet to Excel providing users with a much better experience and level of cooperation between ZK Spreadsheet, its application and Microsoft Excel.
Further new features include but not limited to:
- AutoFilter functionality
- Export to HTML
- Vertical merge
- Autofill - auto linear increase, month/week auto increase, date auto increase, number increments
- Support vertical alignment
- Protecting cell ranges
“ZK Spreadsheet is an open source solution providing effortless Excel integration with Java based Ajax applications and enables rapid development and extensive control of large data driven applications” stated Henri Chen, VP of Engineering, “That’s one of the main reasons many critical projects rely on ZK Spreadsheet”
Potix Corporation develops and supports ZK, the #1 Java based Ajax solution on SourceForge.net, the world's largest open source host. Innovation is the most driving force behind the growing Potix. Potix delivered the first Ajax framework to support Java and Android phones, the first embeddable Ajax spreadsheet, and the first to synergize the power of pure Java, markup and scripting languages.
ZK has more than 1,500,000 downloads since its first release in late 2005. ZK is deployed by a large number of Fortune Global 500 companies, including Barclays, Societe Generale, Swiss RE, eBay, Roche, Deutsche Bank, Sony, Sun Microsystems, Audi, EMC and Toyota, providing them with the ability to rapidly create rich Ajax enterprise level applications.