It has been argued that the stripped-down online community posting site Craigslist has given rise to numerous services that are now part of the sharing economy. The Vacation Rentals section grew into Airbnb, the arts + crafts sales page became Etsy, and services like LegalZoom, Redfin and more have all been “unbundled” from the simple categories found on Craigslist.
What business in the past 20 years hasn’t used Excel? In fact, CIO reports that Microsoft Office (which includes Excel) can be found on some 450 million desktops today. From timesheets to invoices to inventory lists, Excel has been a cornerstone in modern commerce. Excel even permeates our personal lives to organize budgets, track Christmas present lists, and to ensure that we don’t forget a single item when we pack for vacation. Excel spreadsheets are also being used to help non-developers make their own customized business apps. However, there are some things to consider when making your own Excel spreadsheet app; follow these three tips to avoid some of the most common mistakes.
A few weeks ago we announced the AppSheet add-on for Google Forms, which allows you to turn your forms and surveys into extraordinarily convenient and powerful mobile apps.
But did you know that the AppSheet add-on allows you to bring even more tailored and specialized features to your forms?
AppSheet doesn't want you to have to learn a new product or get accustomed to new ways of organizing your data. That's why we host a variety of popular platforms, like Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, and Smartsheet.
There is some sort of tech magic going on when you've got a plain old spreadsheet and, with just a few clicks, your data is now available as an app in your mobile phone. I don't want to get too technical describing the process, but translating your spreadsheet data into a fully functioning mobile application is quite the task! The process takes a good amount of cloud computing power, machine learning, algorithms, and other cool tech-related functions to deliver your app.