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Comparing Image Processing APIs on .NET Core (GcImaging vs ImageSharp)

In this article, we’ll discuss features, imaging API use cases, and top reasons why you would want to choose to work with an imaging API.

March 11, 2019

How to create a thumbnail image on AWS S3 using an Imaging API

Leverage GrapeCity Documents with Lambda functions in GcImaging to create an imaging service over AWS S3 events.

January 30, 2019

Introducing Imaging library for .NET Core

With GcImaging, you can create, load, modify, and save images in .NET Core applications with full support on Windows, macOS, and Linux and deploy as FaaS with AWS Lambda, Azure functions, and more.

January 30, 2019

How to Add Sparklines to Your .NET Spreadsheet using GcExcel (Video)

In this video, we’ll add sparklines to a set of data in your .NET spreadsheet using GcExcel.

January 4, 2019

How to Add a Chart to your Spreadsheet using Java (Video)

This video shows you how to add a basic chart to your spreadsheet using GcExcel, Java.

January 4, 2019

How to Add a Theme to a .NET Spreadsheet using GcExcel (Video)

In this video, we’ll add a theme to a .NET spreadsheet using GcExcel.

January 4, 2019

How to Add Comments to a .NET Spreadsheet using GcExcel (Video)

In this video, we’ll add comments to a .NET spreadsheet using GcExcel.

January 4, 2019

GcDocuments Roadmap: What's in store for 2019

This in-depth preview includes a full roadmap for GcDocuments APIs in 2019, including APIs for Imaging, HTML, and a JavaScript document viewer.

January 4, 2019

How to Auto Filter in a Spreadsheet using Java (Video)

This video will show you how to automatically filter data in a spreadsheet using GcExcel Java.

December 26, 2018

Add Paragraph and Character formatting in a Word document in .NET Core

GrapeCity Documents for Excel, Java Edition is a high-speed, small-footprint spreadsheet API that requires zero dependencies on Excel. With full support on Windows, Linux, and MAC, you can generate, load, modify, and save spreadsheets, then convert them to a PDF. In this article, we demonstrate how to setup the project in a Java IDE using GcExcel Java.

October 25, 2018

Convert Word Documents to PDF in .NET Applications

With GcWord, developers can create powerful document conversions for archival and delivery systems in .NET Standard 2.0 targeted applications. You can convert Word documents to PDF on all three operating systems -- Windows, Mac, and Linux.

October 24, 2018

Use an Excel API to Convert Spreadsheets to PDFs in Java Apps

GrapeCity Documents for Excel, Java Edition is a high-speed, small-footprint spreadsheet API that requires zero dependencies on Excel. With full support on Windows, Linux, and MAC, you can generate, load, modify, and save spreadsheets, then convert them to a PDF. In this article, we demonstrate how to setup the project in a Java IDE using GcExcel Java.

October 17, 2018

Deploy Microsoft Word library to Azure, cloud in 5 easy steps

GcWord allows users to generate, modify, load, and save Word documents in code with the same high-speed and small footprint that define the GrapeCity Documents product line. You can work with MS Word documents with full feature support on Azure. Here are the steps needed to create a basic GcWord web app and deploy it to Azure.

October 12, 2018

Generating Excel documents on Java on Windows, macOS and Linux

Introducing the launch of several new product lines, Documents for Word (GcWord),GrapeCity Documents for Excel – Java Edition (GcExcel Java), and GrapeCity Documents for PDF (GcPDF) v2.0.0.

October 8, 2018

What's New in GcDocuments: New APIs for Word, Excel, and More

Introducing the launch of several new product lines, Documents for Word (GcWord),GrapeCity Documents for Excel – Java Edition (GcExcel Java), and GrapeCity Documents for PDF (GcPDF) v2.0.0.

October 2, 2018

Introducing Word library for .NET Core

If you're working with Microsoft Word documents in .NET Core applications, you’ll likely need to share private information (invoices, reports, or other sensitive documents) with other groups inside or outside of your organization. Typically, you'd use the Microsoft Office API. But the Office API poses some limitations.

October 2, 2018

Introducing Excel library for Java

GrapeCity Documents enters into the Java market with the same GcExcel .NET version that now works in Java.

October 2, 2018

How to Convert Excel Spreadsheets to PDF in .NET

If you have Excel spreadsheets generated from .NET Core applications, you may find it useful to store your files in PDF form.

September 25, 2018

Using Custom Functions with an Excel API in .NET Applications

Learn how to create and add a custom function to your .NET apps with GcExcel in this tutorial.

August 29, 2018

Using PDF and Excel API with Azure Cloud Functions

This article discusses the process of using GrapeCity Documents APIs with Azure Functions -- Microsoft's Serverless architecture.

June 18, 2018

Performance Improvements in Documents for Excel

A new GrapeCity Documents for Excel (GcExcel) service pack is now available. The 1.5.0.3 service pack offers new improvements, APIs, and utility methods.

June 12, 2018

Creating Excel documents using a server-side Excel API for .NET Core

Learn how to create a server-side Excel document with GCDocuments.

May 24, 2018

How to add Security, a Watermark, and Digital Signatures to PDFs on .NET Core

It's usually not enough to create a PDF with an API--most users also need to add security features, watermarks, and digital signatures. This blog walks you through how to do that in .NET Core with Documents for PDF.

May 9, 2018

Microsoft Build - GrapeCity Documents, 4 Devs, VSCode, and a Puzzle Room

Days one and two of Microsoft Build were a smashing success, and we're looking forward to one last day of talking about our latest product line.

May 9, 2018

8 ways to generate optimized PDFs on .NET Core

Documents for PDF has a wide variety of features and a small footprint, but you can optimize your PDFs even further by following these few quick tips.

May 8, 2018

Get started with Documents for Excel in Windows, Mac, and Linux

Not sure where to start with the new Documents for Excel API? Here are the basics, plus a little deeper look into what you can do with charts and pivot tables with no Excel dependency.

May 3, 2018

Get started with Documents for PDF in Windows, Mac, and Linux

In this blog we'll walk through installing Documents for PDF; creating a document; and adding content to it.

May 3, 2018

How to generate PDF documents in code with Documents for PDF

In this blog we'll walk through installing Documents for PDF on Windows, Mac, and Linux; creating a document; and adding content to it.

May 3, 2018

Introducing Excel Library for .NET Core

Take a deeper look at the features available in GrapeCity Documents for Excel API library, available for .NET Standard 2.0.

May 3, 2018

Introducing PDF Library for .NET Core

Take a deeper look at the features available in GrapeCity Documents for PDF API library, available for .NET Core.

May 3, 2018

How to deploy an Excel API to Azure, cloud in 6 steps

For your cloud-based apps, here's how to deploy the GrapeCity Documents for Excel API in your Azure apps in 6 steps.

May 3, 2018

How to generate Excel spreadsheets in code with Documents for Excel

Not sure where to start with the new Documents for Excel API? Here are the basics, plus a little deeper look into what you can do with charts and pivot tables with no Excel dependency.

May 3, 2018

How to deploy a PDF API to Azure in 6 steps

For your cloud-based apps, here's how to deploy the GrapeCity Documents for PDF API in your Azure apps in 6 steps.

May 3, 2018

Introducing high-speed Excel and PDF Library for .NET Core

We're pleased to announce the launch of a new product line to GrapeCity's family of components. GrapeCity Documents currently includes Documents for Excel and Documents for PDF, both .NET Edition and including support for .NET Standard 2.0.

May 3, 2018

.NET Core 2.0 and Spread.Services make Excel files better

Spread.Services already provides super-fast Excel-compatible spreadsheet creation. Support for .NET Core 2.0 jumps it into overdrive.

September 28, 2017

How to generate Excel spreadsheets in code with Spread.Services

Jumping right into developing with a new API can be daunting. Well, at least if you're me it can. Let's walk through the basics together and get rid of any points of pain. We're going to make a gorgeous XLSX file in code with NO Microsoft Excel dependency! Woot!

September 25, 2017