Tuesday, January 15, 2008

5 reasons to try Resolver One

Disclaimer: I am a Resolver employee, have helped develop it and think it is extraordinarily cool.
  • 1. It's an amazing combination of a spreadsheet application and an IronPython IDE.
    • Resolver One shows a typical spreadsheet grid and a code box.
      • Whatever you do with the grid is reflected in a generated code.
      • In the code box you can write some code which manipulates the workbook object, all the changes are then displayed in the grid.
    • Resolver One is now 1.0 !
  • 2. You can create maintainable spreadsheets.
    • Thanks to the two-ways synchronization a spreadsheet is actually a Python program.
    • Thus, you can do everything that you can do with a program.
      • Create modules, classes, methods.
  • 3. It's probably the first time you can actually unit test your spreadsheet logic and furthermore do some refactoring on it!
  • 4. Because now creating a spreadsheet is limited only by your imagination.
  • 5. It's easy to import your existing spreadsheet, script it with Python and export it back.
Are you convinced now?

Then go and grab a copy of Resolver One
Oh, and did I mention it's free for non-commercial use?

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Nice summary! I linked to your write-up because it is much better than mine. :-)