14 December 2006

FlexPro 7

A data store for analysis should be strongly structured and typed. Any analysis package worthy of the name reflects this imperative in its actual data storage and handling, but there is strong pressure for the front end to mimic an Excel style spreadsheet. FlexPro, from Adept Science, is one of that small band of products that bravely buck the trend, allowing form to follow function and embracing that as an upfront virtue for overall look and feel. There are worksheets here (and Excel workbooks can be directly linked), but they don’t insist on dominating the show. [More...]

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