Get the straightforward information you need to use Excel Services to add Microsoft Office Excel functionality to your Microsoft Windows--based, Web-based, and smart-client applications. This practical guide covers the essentials for adding Office Excel spreadsheets and workbooks to your dashboards and portals running on Microsoft Office SharePoint- Server 2007. Armed with your experience in developing applications using the Microsoft .NET Framework, you'll discover how to enable users to share and reuse data--without regard to platform dependence. You will compare and contrast multiple options for building charts, pivot tables, spreadsheets, and more. The examples are carefully crafted to illustrate Windows, Web, and smart-client application development and are designed to help professional developers build proficiency in Excel Services to help satisfy today's business requirements. Includes code samples in Visual C# and Visual Basic.