Any serious Excel developer should purchase this book. Excel is the de facto industry standard for financial modeling and offers a variety of techniques for users to expand the functionality of their own add-ins, including VBA and C/C++.
This is the only comprehensive how-to manual and reference book for building high-performance Excel add-ins in C and C++ for users in the finance sector. Throughout the book, Steve Dalton uses numerous examples to demonstrate how to use Excel add-ins for financial applications. On the accompanying CD-ROM, there is thorough code, workbooks, and example projects. It also discusses the relative advantages and disadvantages of creating add-ins for Excel in VBA versus C/C++.
The impact of Excel 2007's multi-threaded workbook calculations and large grids on add-in development are fully explored. Financial Applications using Excel Add-in Development in C/C++ features:
- Extensive example codes in VBA, C, and C++, explain all the ways in which a developer can achieve their objectives.
- Example projects that demonstrate, from start to finish, the potential of Excel when powerful add-ins can be easily developed.
- Develops the reader's understanding of the relative strengths and weaknesses of developing add-ins for Excel in VBA versus C/C++.
- A CD-ROM with several thousand lines of example code, numerous workbooks, and a number of complete example projects.