ASP.NET Excel Automation

Automating an Excel file in ASP.NET allows for performing various operations on Excel files directly from the application. By connecting to an Excel file using the Microsoft Jet Engine, we can interact with it as if it were a SQL database. This opens up a range of possibilities for working with Excel data within ASP.NET applications.

Automating an Excel file in ASP.NET

In the following chapters, you will learn how to establish a connection to an Excel file from an ASP.NET application and automate various tasks. This includes reading data from Excel, writing data to Excel, manipulating worksheets, formatting cells, performing calculations, and much more.

The automation of Excel or considering its Excel-like functionality makes it easy for ASP.NET developers to automatically incorporate Excel into their applications which in the end gives the users great data manipulation capabilities. Regardless of the sheer size of raw data which comes from Excel and compiles in a database, or generating reports, or doing complex calculations the unmatchable availability of connecting Excel and automating files opens the world of possibilities in ASP development.