Add a custom protocol to allow browsers to open data feeds as PowerQueries in Excel
Excel is an ideal tool to open data that is presented by odata and rest services but it is counter productive to describe the process to add a service as a powerquery source - most users won't get.
Please add a custom protocol to allow embedding links in websites! E.g. <a href="exceldatas://www.example.org/OData/FanasticData.svc?top=10">Open the dataset in Excel</a>
I wrote a proof of concept in C# and placed it on github https://github.com/AlpacaFan/excel-protocol-helper.
Functionality like this would make a lot of live data available to Excel users to browse!