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ComponentOne 2020 Roadmap

2020 will be a big year for .NET with the advancements of .NET Core and .NET 5. A lot of our focus will be around supporting these new platforms, while also continuing to deliver enhancements for existing frameworks such as WinForms, WPF, and Blazor.

February 26, 2020

Splitting a Monolith Reporting Web App with Blazor

This article discusses using ActiveReports together with Blazor, details the architecture, and provides guidelines.

February 18, 2020

Using Parameters and Multiple Data Sources in FlexReport

In this article, we'll examine how you can use and manipulate data when working with FlexReport.

February 14, 2020

Convert an Excel File Stored in the Cloud to JSON

In this article, we'll demonstrate how to convert an Excel file stored in the Cloud to JSON.

February 12, 2020

How to Use ActiveReports 14 in ASP.NET Core 3.0

In this post, we'll talk about the need for reporting in ASP.NET Core applications. We'll create a simple ASP.NET Core application using ActiveReports 14 and render the report in the JSViewer.

January 27, 2020

How to Replace the HTML5 Viewer with the JS Viewer in ActiveReports

The new JS Viewer is flexible, has modern UI and is framework independent. Here, we'll explore it features and show you how to replace the existing implementation of HTML5 Viewer with the new JS Viewer.

January 23, 2020

What's New in Angular 9

In this article, we'll talk about the main new features in Angular 9, with a particular focus on the Ivy compiler.

January 21, 2020

Working with .NET Core 3.0 and WinForms Project Templates

The last ComponentOne release included new project templates that make working with .NET Core and WinForms easier. Here, we'll show you how to use the new templates.

January 14, 2020

Introducing the Stand-Alone Designer for .NET Reports (Video)

The Stand-Alone Designer is a new feature in ActiveReports 14. This designer is an excellent resource for creating ad-hoc and WYSIWYG reports. Here, we’ll give an overview of Stand-Alone Designer.

January 8, 2020

Managing Your Licenses with ComponentOne Controls

In this blog, we'll review the necessary tools to help you manage your licenses for ComponentOne controls.

January 6, 2020

New Features in ComponentOne FlexGrid

The 2019 v3 release of ComponentOne MVC Core edition includes several new properties that will help improve performance in FlexGrid. Here, we'll give an overview of all of the new features and enhancements.

January 3, 2020

Using Runtime Designer in FlexChart for WinForms

Here we’ll give an overview of the Runtime Designer in FlexChart for WinForms.

December 29, 2019

ActiveReports 14 Webinar (Video Playback)

An ActiveReports webinar follow-up. We have the video playback, downloadable samples, and more!

December 19, 2019

Upgrading the Blazor HTML Table with FlexGrid

In this article, we will guide you through replacing the HTML “Weather Forecast” table in the default Blazor template with FlexGrid.

December 18, 2019

ActiveReports 14 is Released

A release announcement for ActiveReports 14. It includes new JavaScript Report Viewer improvements, support for .NET Core and .NET Core 3, and more. Here, we'll discuss the major features and enhancements.

December 17, 2019

How to Convert HTML to a PDF (Video)

In this video, we’ll convert an HTML file to PDF using GcPdf.

December 12, 2019

ActiveReportsJS v1.1 is Released

ActiveReportsJS v 1.1 is now available. We have improved support for the Angular, React, and Vue frameworks and more.

December 11, 2019

How to Convert an HTML File to an Image (Video)

In this video, we’ll use the GrapeCity Documents for Imaging API to convert a batch of HTML files to different image formats like JPEG and PNG files.

December 9, 2019

5 Ways to Enhance Data Visualization in Reports using Charts (in .NET and JavaScript)

In this blog, we discuss 5 easy ways to improve data visualization in your reports through chart design.

December 5, 2019

Do People Still Use QR Codes? Use Cases for QR Codes in 2020

Are QR Codes still a thing? The answer is yes. In this blog, we'll show you how to create and effectively use a QR Code.

December 3, 2019

An Introduction to Blazor and Web Assembly

In this introduction to Blazor and Web Assembly, we'll discuss the creation of Blazor for .NET developers, then build a sample Blazor application and component.

November 25, 2019

Migration from the Classic Ribbon to the New Ribbon

In this article, we’ll introduce the new Ribbon Control for WinForms and explain its new features.

November 22, 2019

What's New in React Version 16.9

In this article, we'll take a look at all of the changes coming with the React 16.9 release.

November 21, 2019

Creating a Step Chart in MVC Core Application

The release of ComponentOne Studio 2019 v3 offers enhanced step charts. Here, we'll create on in an MVC Core App.

November 21, 2019

Getting Started with Row Details (FlexGrid for WinForms)

ComponentOne v3 introduces a new Row detail feature in FlexGrid for WinForms. This blog walks through the details of the feature by creating a FlexGrid and extending it to display row details.

November 19, 2019

New Release! ComponentOne 2019 v3

Announcing the release of ComponentOne Studio 2019 v3. This is an exciting release - we have new controls, .NET Core 3 news, Ribbon updates, and much more.

November 19, 2019

Getting Started with ActiveReportsJS

In this post, we will demonstrate how to use each of the items in ActiveReportsJS and get you on your way to creating awesome reports.

November 1, 2019

How to License ActiveReportsJS

In this blog, you'll learn how to license ActiveReportsJS.

November 1, 2019

Welcome to Wyn – Our Newest Business Intelligence Solution

An introduction to Wyn - GrapeCity's business intelligence platform for enterprises.

November 1, 2019

How to Render HTML Content in Images in .NET Core

With the v3 release, we now have the capability of converting HTML content to images. This article highligts the new feature.

October 31, 2019

What's New in GrapeCity Documents for Imaging .NET API in v3

With the v3 release, users can convert HTML content to images. Users can additionally set various image settings while converting HTML to images.

October 30, 2019

An Introduction to Blazor for JavaScript and ASP.NET Developers

This article will look at Blazor from the perspective of a JavaScript developer and build a simple app the demonstrates Blazor in action.

October 29, 2019

Getting Started with the ActiveReportsJS Designer (Video)

This video demonstrates how to install and get started with the ActiveReportsJS Designer.

October 28, 2019

Speed up your Angular App with Web Workers

In this article, we’ll create a functional example that demonstrates how easy it is to implement Web Workers with Angular that enable concurrent threading in a web site.

October 23, 2019

A Guide to Data Virtualization in Xamarin Apps

This articles discusses the different benefits and techniques of incremental-loading and the types of collection views supported by C1CollectionView.

October 2, 2019

Build a Customizable JavaScript Data Grid in Minutes

In this article, we'll use Wijmo's FlexGrid to build a customizable JavaScript data grid in minutes.

October 1, 2019

Two New ActiveReports Reporting Webinars (Playback Video)

Video playback for both webinars (Data Visualization and Interactive Controls and Creating Reports for Web Apps).

September 30, 2019

(Re-)Introducing DataEngine for .NET Core

This article describes some of the most common use cases for C1DataEngine and provides a high-level overview of its capabilities.

September 27, 2019

Incremental, On-Demand Loading with Xamarin.Forms ListView

This article shows how to use the ComponentOne CollectionView for Xamarin to provide on-demand loading for the Xamarin.Forms ListView control.

September 25, 2019

ComponentOne Supports .NET Core 3.0

.NET Core 3.0 is officially released.ComponentOne's multi-platform UI controls support .NET Core 3.0.

September 23, 2019