Integration in Google Sheets
In this post, I will show you how to integrate the Portfolio Optimizer Web API in Google Sheets.
As a working example, I will display the meanvariance minimum variance frontier^{1} of 4 fictitious assets.
Note: A fully functional spreadsheet corresponding to this post is available here.
Integration in the Google Sheets script editor
This step relies on the Google Sheets JavaScriptlike scripting language Google Apps Script.
Integration of the Portfolio Optimizer API

Create a new Google Sheet and select select Tools > Script Editor to launch the script editor:

Replace the default script content with the following code:
Integration of the Minimum Variance Frontier API endpoint
Integration in the Google Sheets sheet

Back to the sheet, define the 4 assets imaginary returns and covariance matrix:

Call the
computeMinimumVarianceFrontier
method defined above, directly from the sheet: 
Which outputs a list of pairs (portfolio volatility, portfolio return):

Which can be displayed in the (V,E) plane to make the meanvariance minimum variance frontier appear:

The meanvariance minimum variance frontier is the set of portfolios in the (V,E) plane with the lowest volatility for any given return. ↩