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 2021 v3 Has Landed

Discover all of the latest features and functionalities unveiled in Wijmo 2021 v3. See more from Wijmo today.

November 10, 2021

Best Practices for Vue Developers in 2021

In this article, we'll highlight best practices for Vue developers in 2021 and present a few code samples.

October 14, 2021

Wijmo 2021 v2 Has Landed

Wijmo has just launched its second major release of 2021. This release includes the official release of FlexMap, Excel Note support, and a new ColumnGroups API. See more from Wijmo today!

August 3, 2021

What Developers Need to Know About Progressive Web Apps

This article will highlight some of the key things developers need to know if they’re thinking about creating a progressive web app.

June 23, 2021

Mapping JSON Datasets With Wijmo Bubble Maps

Wijmo bubble maps let you easily incorporate JSON-based data sources into geographical maps. Easy to create map-based visualizations of data science, analytics, reports, and other data. We'll show you how.

June 21, 2021

Wijmo Build 5.20211.794 is Now Available

This build is an urgent hotfix for a critical rendering bug in Safari 14.1. It is identical to the previous release (5.20211.792), but adds a fix for working around the Safari rendering bug.

June 3, 2021

Wijmo Supports Angular 12

Wijmo now supports Angular 12! Check out this article for more information.

May 18, 2021

Wijmo 2021 v1 Has Landed

This article announces the major release of Wijmo 2021 v1 and highlights exciting new features and enhancements, including RestCollectionView, Cell Templates for MultiRow, FlexMap, and more.

March 16, 2021

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