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Obba: A Java Object Handler for Excel

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Obba: A Java Object Handler for Excel

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Obba iconObba provides a bridge from Excel sheets to Java classes.

With Obba, you can easily build Excel GUIs to Java code.

Its main features are:
  • Loading of arbitrary jar or class files at runtime through an Excel worksheet function.
  • Instantiation of Java objects, storing the object reference under a given object label.
  • Invocation of methods on objects referenced by their object handle, storing the handle to the result under a given object label.
  • Asynchronous method invocation and tools for synchronization, turning your spreadsheet into a multi-threaded calculation tool.
  • Serialization and de-serialization (save Serializable objects to a file, restore them any time later).
  • All this though spreadsheet functions, without any additional line of code (no VBA needed, no additional Java code needed).

For a more detailed introduction see the Obba documentation on the Obba homepage.


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