Links for 05/04/2009

PHPPowerPoint 0.1.0 was released last week, as an open-source PHP API for generating PPTX files, much like the PHPExcel API for XLSX files.  Maarten Balliauw has a blog post with more information, download links, and sample code. A new post at OpenXMLDeveloper.org covers the Simple OOXML Library, a set of classes that sit on top…

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Brussels DII workshop

I participated in the DII workshop in Brussels earlier this week, where I got a chance to catch up with old friends and also to make some new ones. Maarten Balliauw and Julien Chable have already covered the event in detail, but here’s a brief summary of the presenters for this one: Vijay Rajagopalan provided…

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PHPExcel 1.6.0 goes into production

Maarten Balliauw has a Valentine’s Day gift to the PHP community: the production release of PHPExcel 1.6.0 is available today. This release of the PHP library for SpreadsheetML documents includes an improved calculation engine as well as support for named ranges and worksheet references. Here’s the list of changes you’ll find in version 1.6.0: General:…

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Open XML links for 11-04-2007

There has been quite a bit of Open XML discussion in the blogosphere recently, and I’ve not posted on my blog for two weeks (a personal record, if not one to be proud of!), so without further delay here’s a recap of some of the posts and articles I’ve found most interesting lately … Two…

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Open XML links for 05-09-2007

The OpenXmlCommunity.org site has come online, listing supporters of Open XML. Brian Jones has the details here: http://blogs.msdn.com/brian_jones/archive/2007/05/08/openxml-community-growing.aspx David Carlisle has a post on how Open XML equations and MathML equations can be converted to HTML: http://dpcarlisle.blogspot.com/2007/04/xhtml-and-mathml-from-openofficeorg-22.html.  He also added some more information today at http://dpcarlisle.blogspot.com/2007/04/xhtml-and-mathml-from-office-20007.html. Maarten Balliauw has a great new article on OpenXmlDeveloper.org…

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PHPExcel API for Open XML

PHPExcel is a set of classes that enable Open XML spreadsheet development, available as an open-source project on Codeplex. Using these classes, PHP programmers can easily create spreadsheets with formulas, conditional formatting, and other features. Here’s a sample of a spreadsheet created with PHPExcel: Classes are provided for the main elements you’ll need to create…

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