About the Author

Chris Bannon

Chris Bannon is a corny dad, a lighthearted guy, and a hard-working programmer. He takes his work very seriously, but not himself.

While his work is important, he values his family most. He spends most of his time with his wife and daughters. You can also find him playing amateur ice hockey for the Pittsburgh Pharaohs.

Chris Bannon is currently the Global Product Manager of Wijmo at GrapeCity. He started working at ComponentOne, a division of GrapeCity, in 2007 as their Lead Web Developer. After rebuilding ComponentOne’s entire web stack, he moved to product management to create a web product of his own: Wijmo. Wijmo is now a multi-million dollar developer tool and is used by fortune 500 Companies like Microsoft, Thomson Reuters, NASA and Tesla. Chris started his education by becoming a Certified Internet Webmaster. He went to college, but most of what he has learned has been in the field. Chris travels to speak around the world. If you ever see him, please don't hesitate to say hi.

Latest Posts

Wijmo Build 5.20191.615 Available

Build 5.20191.615 is now available. It includes some new features and a plenty of bug fixes.

June 4, 2019

Wijmo Build 5.20191.612 Available

Build 5.20191.612 is now available. It includes some new features and a plenty of bug fixes.

May 30, 2019

Wijmo 2019 v1 has Landed

The Wijmo 2019 v1 full release!

April 18, 2019

Smarter Component Rendering with ResizeObserver

This article discusses component rendering challenges and the ResizeObserver's solution.

April 17, 2019

Wijmo Build 5.20183.568 Available

Build 5.20183.568 is now available. It includes some new features and a plenty of bug fixes.

January 25, 2019

Wijmo 2019 Roadmap

In addition to working with you to improve Wijmo and add the features you want, in 2019 we'll continue to keep pace with industry changes in frameworks and technologies.

January 8, 2019

Wijmo 2018 v3 has Landed

Wijmo’s third major release of 2018 has landed, and it includes Web Workers, new OLAP features, a Ribbon sample, accessibility improvements and more.

November 19, 2018

Wijmo Supports Angular 7

We're happy to announce that Wijmo supports Angular version 7. You can use the current version of Wijmo to build Angular version 7 applications today.

November 14, 2018

Wijmo Build 523 is Available

Wijmo’s Build 523 has released. It includes an interesting new business intelligence PWA sample, submenu support added to our Menu control, PDF performance enhancements, and more.

September 12, 2018

Wijmo 2018 v2 has landed

Wijmo’s second major release of 2018 has landed, and it includes a new Designer for VSCode, SASS support, accessibility improvements and more.

July 18, 2018