About the Author

Kelley Ricker

As a XAML product manager, Kelley Ricker enjoys being exposed to a wide variety of new technology at GrapeCity. Before joining the GrapeCity team and the software industry, he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science. Outside of his work, Kelley likes to play guitar and video games, as well as read up on new technology.

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Why is Open Sourcing WPF and WinForms Important for .NET Developers?

Microsoft has announced some exciting changes for .NET desktop developers at Microsoft Connect(). Having these Windows desktop platforms become open source means that the .NET community will be able to ensure their continual development.

December 6, 2018

Get Started with ComponentOne's UWP Controls on NuGet

For 2018 v3, ComponentOne UWP Edition will be available via NuGet for the first time. In this article we’ll take a look at how to get started using ComponentOne UWP Edition and NuGet.

December 6, 2018

New in WPF, UWP, and Xamarin: Universally Add Custom Icons to the XAML FlexGrids using C1Icon

A common request from our customers is the ability to customize icons within FlexGrid, and we’re going to begin offering that functionality in 2018v3 with the new C1Icon object for WPF, UWP, and Xamarin.

November 29, 2018

Introducing the WPF Simplified Ribbon Control (Video)

For this release, we’re introducing a Simplified Ribbon control for WPF along the lines of Microsoft’s design. The control fits between the traditional Toolbar and Ribbon controls.

November 28, 2018

What's new in ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin 2018 v3

We’re excited to announce the release of ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin 2018 v3, which includes many enhancements to the suite.

November 28, 2018

Building a Business Intelligence App using Xamarin.Forms

In this article, we’ll examine the MyBI application, a business intelligence application that loads sales data from a Google Sheet.

October 18, 2018

.NET Conf 2018 Recap

The 2018 Microsoft .NET Conf featured announcements, interesting demos, and a sampling of what’s coming to .NET.

September 18, 2018

Tips for Building Adaptive Apps with Xamarin.Forms - Part 3

In this blog, we'll examine new tools introduced in Xamarin.Forms 3.0 for building adaptive apps including the Visual State Manager and the FlexLayout container.

September 12, 2018

Input Enhancements in 2018v2 ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin

Our input controls have proven to be very popular for Xamarin, and we’re adding some big quality of life enhancements for 2018 v2.

August 30, 2018

How to Customize the Selection Menu of the new Xamarin FlexGrid

In this article, we’ll examine how you can customize the functionality of the Xamarin FlexGrid selection menu.

July 19, 2018