One of the most crucial features of any enterprise web app is a spreadsheet table. Depending on the advancement of spreadsheet functionality, it can help to digitalize many business activities and assist users in decision-making.
Excel has been one of the most popular spreadsheet software for decades used by both businesses and households. Its strengths lie in a comprehensible user interface and ease of usability allowing people without a technical background to feel confident about applying formulas for calculations and data processing. Microsoft’s product has been frequently chosen for building mock-ups, drafts and models for testing. Modern Excel also features great connectivity with numerous plugins.
This makes it a perfect solution for enterprise management apps as such a spreadsheet library can enhance builders used for business logic, forms and smart documents. Furthermore, spreadsheet libraries based on JS have proved to be useful for developing educational apps and notebooks for scientific computation.
Boosting Workflow with Handsontable
Handsontable supports a vast variety of predefined cell types including numeric, time, date, dropdown, checkbox, select, password, autocomplete with the tool for creating your own cell type.
To power the calculations, you can use formulas of the HyperFormula plugin offered by the Handsontable team. It now offers 389 ready-to-use functions for statistics, financial, mathematical, trigonometric and engineering calculations, text manipulations and much more.