Tutorial: Introduction


About Handsontable

Handsontable is a data grid component including spreadsheet features. Handsontable is written in JavaScript and works with the most popular frameworks such as Angular, Vue and React. It can be easily modified or extended with custom plugins. It binds to any data source using the JSON format and handles large amounts of records. It enables to do basic operations like filtering, sorting and CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete) as well as advanced ones - multi-column sorting, creating custom cell types and adding data summaries.

Handsontable is loved by users because it gives them the same experience as Google Sheets or Excel.

Typical use cases

The list below is just to give you a rough idea on what you can do with Handsontable, but it doesn't limit you in any way.

  • Database editing
  • Configuration controlling
  • Data merging
  • Workforce planning
  • Sales reporting
  • Financial analysis

Handsontable Pro

Handsontable Pro is a set of premium features built upon the open source core. While Handsontable Community Edition, as a core technology, remains free and open, Handsontable Pro is a commercial, paid solution for enterprises looking for fast, stable and well supported data grid.


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