FREE Advanced Xcelsius Tips and Tricks Webinar with giveaways!

Join the Xcelsius Gurus Mico Yuk and Mike Alexander, Author, Crystal Xcelsius for Dummies, for a FREE 30 minutes webinar on advanced Xcelsius data management and visualization tips and tricks on Thursday, March 4, 2010, from 1-1:30pm. We only have 100 seats available, so please register today! Below is the webinar agenda for your reference: [...]

VIDEO: How to use Xcelsius 2008 with VBA!

Ever wanted to use VBA with Xceslius?  How about pivot tables? Well, you can! I  put together a video to show you how integrating Xcelsius into Excel and Access, enables you to: Utilize existing Microsoft Office solutions to extend the capabilities of Xcelsius. Utilize familiar Office environment as primary platform Take advantage of core Office features such [...]

Xcelsius Advanced Developer Workshop on March 24-25, 2010

Hi Everyone, If you are anywhere online, you are probably starting to hear the buzz about the upcoming Xcelsius Advanced Developer Workshop, being held in Dallas, TX. I will be conducting the training along side, Mike Alexander, author of the popular book, Crystal Xcelsius for Dummies. Last year the training sold out early, so we [...]

Overview of Xcelsius 2008 SP3 – Part II (Videos)

Happy New Year. Well, it’s January, so we can still exchange wishes. As you all know, towards the end of 2009, SAP released Service Pack 3 for Xcelsius 2008. I started a video series to show you what’s new in the latest service pack. This is a 2 part series. In part I, I showed [...]

Salesforce.com Integration for Xcelsius 2008

Software as-a-service applications like Salesforce.com and Google Maps Premier enable organizations of all sizes to offload operational and infrastructure costs associated with on-premise software. Organizations that have made significant investments in on-premise business intelligence are now mashing up data from web-based solutions thanks to powerful APIs. In the last year, Salesforce.com and Google Maps integrations [...]

Happy New Year

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all! We wish you and your families, Prosperity, Health, and Unlimited Happiness for this New Year!!

Overview of Xcelsius 2008 SP3 – Part I (Video)

I know it’s not a breaking news anymore that Xcelsius SP3 is out there to download. However, I tried to put together a video post on the same. I’m sure by now many of you must have already downloaded the new SP3 and playing with the new and exciting features and components like a little [...]

Top 10 Xcelsius 2008 SP3 Enhancements!

BusinessObjects’ release of Xcelsius 2008 SP3 is a great step forward for customers to benefit from new charting, performance enhancements, and other capabilities that make dashboard development easier. For fellow Xcelsius customers and developers who have been patiently waiting for new functionality, this release is the one we have been waiting for. Here are my [...]

Start Creating Your Own Custom Xcelsius Charts: Column Chart

As part of a small series that works through building a custom component, from demonstrating very basic functionality to more advanced and detailed property sheet integrations, I wanted to start with a very familiar and simple component concept to get started: A custom Flex-based column chart. We’ll start by setting up the Flex component, its [...]

Xcelsius 2008 Service Pack 2, Fix Pack 2.1 Officially Released

It’s official!! Many sources have been pre-announcing it, but we are the first to confirm with SAP that the Xcelsius 2008 Service Pack 2, Fix Pack 2.1 is ready for download. You can access the download, Release Notes and Fixed Issues doc at the following link (please bookmark) – https://websmp230.sap-ag.de/sap(bD1lbiZjPTAwMQ==)/bc/bsp/spn/bobj_download/main.htm Note:  If you originally downloaded [...]