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

Easier-to-Click Checkboxes in FlexGrid

New easier-to-click checkbox functionality as a part of the Wijmo 2020 v1 release.

March 31, 2020

FlexGrid Column Selection, MultiRange Copy, and Paste

Part of the Wijmo 2020 v1 release, we added a MultiRange selection mode to the FlexGrid. This mode allows users to use CTRL+click to select multiple cell ranges.

March 31, 2020

More Options for Triggering Popups

We love the Popup control. We wanted to make it more flexible and powerful, so we expanded the PopupTrigger enumeration for the 2020 v1 release.

March 31, 2020

We have added an easy way to add Hyperlink Columns to FlexGrid, our JavaScript DataGrid.

March 31, 2020

Batch Updates in OdataCollectionView

Batch Updates in ODataCollectionView for the FlexGrid in Wijmo's 2020 v1 release.

March 31, 2020

Plot Revenue Over Expenses with a BreakEven Chart for JavaScript Apps

Here, we discuss a new BreakEven Chart for the Wijmo 2020 v1 release.

March 31, 2020

Easily Filter Long MultiSelect Lists

Here, we discuss new MultiSelect List enhancements for the Wijmo 2020 v1 release.

March 31, 2020

FlexGrid Excel Export Progress Indicator

With this new feature, you can export FlexGrid content to XLSX files asynchronously and display a progress indicator.

March 31, 2020

FlexGrid PDF Export Progress Indicator

A new functionality for FlexGrid; the PDF Export Progress Indicator is useful for large exports that might otherwise freeze your application

March 31, 2020

FlexGrid Sparkline Columns with CellMaker

As a part of the 2020 v1 release, we have added an easy way to add Sparkline Columns to FlexGrid.

March 31, 2020