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 5.20203.766 Available

This blog announces the new minor release of Wijmo Build 5.20203.766! It details exciting release features and build improvements to Date Picker Accessibility, FlexGrid touch support, CollectionView change tracking, and more. 

January 20, 2021

Wijmo 2021 Roadmap

This article outlines Wijmo's roadmap for 2021. Read about our upcoming controls, features, and more.

January 8, 2021

Wijmo v3 Has Landed

Learn all about the new features and enhancements in Wijmo v3.

November 11, 2020

Wijmo Build 5.20202.732 Available

Learn more about the Build 5.20202.732 for Wijmo.

October 1, 2020

Wijmo Build 5.20202.724 Available

Learn more about the Build 5.20202.724 for Wijmo.

September 10, 2020

Wijmo 2020 v2 has Landed

Wijmo's second release of 2020 has landed with new Barcode and TransposedMultiRow components, new custom editors for FlexGrid, new PDF security features, and more.

July 22, 2020

Barcode Components for JavaScript, Angular, React, and Vue

In this article, we will examine the new barcode components available in the Wijmo 2020 v2 release.

July 22, 2020

Wijmo Supports Angular 10

We are happy to announce that Wijmo supports Angular 10!

June 30, 2020

Wijmo Build 5.20201.680 is Available

This build includes a new wijmo.cloud module for easily connecting to Google Sheets, Firestore, and OAuth services.

May 28, 2020

Wijmo Build 5.20201.664 is Available

Wijmo build 5.20201.664 addresses the FlexGrid scrolling in iOS 13.

April 7, 2020