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Creating a Step Chart in MVC Core Application

The release of ComponentOne Studio 2019 v3 offers enhanced step charts. Here, we'll create on in an MVC Core App.

November 21, 2019

Getting Started with Row Details (FlexGrid for WinForms)

ComponentOne v3 introduces a new Row detail feature in FlexGrid for WinForms. This blog walks through the details of the feature by creating a FlexGrid and extending it to display row details.

November 19, 2019

New Release! ComponentOne 2019 v3

Announcing the release of ComponentOne Studio 2019 v3. This is an exciting release - we have new controls, .NET Core 3 news, Ribbon updates, and much more.

November 19, 2019

(Re-)Introducing DataEngine for .NET Core

This article describes some of the most common use cases for C1DataEngine and provides a high-level overview of its capabilities.

September 27, 2019

How to Integrate Digital Ink with FlexGrid

In this blog we'll integrate the WPF Digital Ink feature with the ComponentOne FlexGrid for WPF.

August 14, 2019

How to Extract Text from HTML Emails using ComponentOne Text Parser

The ComponentOne Text Parser is a .NET Standard library that can be used to extract fields from HTML. The focus of this article is the task of extracting data from a common type of HTML file, an email.

August 2, 2019

New Release! ComponentOne 2019 v2

We’re excited to announce the release of ComponentOne Studio 2019 v2.

July 30, 2019

Using the MultiColumnComboBox Extension for ComboBox

This blog explores the new MultiColumnComboBox Control, an extension of C1 ComboBox Control.

July 11, 2019

Migrating a WPF App in .NET Core 3.0

In this article, we’ll look at both creating a new WPF project from scratch using .NET Core 3.0 as well as migrating an existing WPF project.

July 2, 2019

Welcome to the ComponentOne Control Panel (Video)

The Control Panel replaces the traditional ComponentOne web installer. This article is an overview of the ControlPanel and its functionality.

March 25, 2019

New Release! ComponentOne Studio Enterprise 2019 v1

We’re excited to announce the release of ComponentOne Studio 2019 v1.

March 21, 2019

ComponentOne's 2019 Roadmap

We've been planning for ComponentOne's year ahead with industry direction in our sight. Here's a look at what's coming in ComponentOne's suites for WinForms, WPF, UWP, ASP.NET MVC, Xamarin, and Web API.

January 2, 2019

Building Your .NET App - Razor Pages vs. ASP.NET MVC

This blog reviews the differences between Razor Pages and the Model View Controller version of ASP.NET.

December 16, 2018

What's New in ComponentOne Studio Enterprise 2018 v3

We're pleased to announce GrapeCity's final major release of 2018. Not only will you find great new chart and grid enhancements, but we've expanded our onboarding and customer experience.

November 28, 2018

How and Why to Enable Bootstrap in ASP.NET Core MVC Projects

In this blog, we'll walk through how (and why) to enable Bootstrap in your ASP.NET Core MVC project in both the standard Visual Studio template and in our custom ComponentOne templates.

November 14, 2018

Take the ComponentOne .NET Framework Survey

We’re planning to make .NET framework 4.5.2 the minimum supported version across all our ComponentOne Studio Enterprise products. We value your feedback. Please take our short survey.

September 6, 2018

Data Visualization – Analyzing Bivariate Data with Treemap Charts

A Treemap chart is an alternative way of visualising data. This chart type characterizes a tree-like structure, where the tree branches are represented by nested rectangles. There are many advantages of using a Treemap. The most important advantage is the ability to assist in performing bivariate data analysis – the analysis of the correlation between two set of variables.

August 2, 2018

GrapeCity releases ComponentOne Ultimate 2018 v2

GrapeCity Developer Solutions is pleased to announce the launch of ComponentOne Ultimate 2018 v2, which includes new controls, designers, and enhancements in ComponentOne Studio Enterprise, Wijmo, and ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin.

July 18, 2018

New release! ComponentOne Studio Enterprise, 2018 v2

We're pleased to announce GrapeCity's second major release of 2018. The new Dashboard Layout enables you to build BI dashboards in your .NET apps! You'll also find some great new charts and .NET grid enhancements.

July 18, 2018

Create a dynamic dashboard with the dashboard layout control for ASP.NET MVC

With the ASP.NET MVC dashboard layout control, you can create dynamic dashboards that support dragging and dropping controls, multiple layouts, and maximize and restore.

July 18, 2018

How to Add Security in Web API

Web API (C1WebApi) provides a set of RESTful HTTP services layered over ASP.NET and ASP.NET Core Web API. It supports security from its feature set, allowing the flexibility of an out-of-the-box customization.

July 16, 2018

How to Silently Install and Activate ComponentOne .NET Controls

In this blog, we'll show you how to silently install and activate .NET controls.

July 11, 2018

How to Merge Multiple Reports into a Single PDF in .NET

This article demonstrates how to merge multiple reports together into a PDF using .NET framework.

July 6, 2018

Maintain a Server-based Timestamp in ASP.NET MVC Web Apps Using JSON

This post looks at how to maintain a consistent, server-based timestamp in ASP.NET MVC web apps using JSON text.

June 7, 2018

How to Create a Cart List using DataGrid for WinForms

This article demonstrates a step by step process of creating a cart list using DataGrid for WinForms.

May 29, 2018

Create a new Report Viewer using a Razor Pages template

When you create a new ASP.NET Core project using the C1 ASP.NET Core Project templates, the template handles resource registration, licensing, and referencing for ComponentOne controls. Here's how to set up a ReportViewer using a Razor Page project template.

April 17, 2018

Use a Razor Pages scaffolder to build an app with ASP.NET MVC controls

In this blog, we'll look at how to use the Razor Pages scaffolder to quickly add and insert a ComponentOne for ASP.NET MVC control to create an sales dashboard.

April 11, 2018

Point and Figure charting in ASP.NET MVC

Point and Figure charting technique, a new addition to our ASP.NET MVC FinancialChart control, is a classical charting techniques that's gaining popularity in the new internet era. In this blog we'll look at how to implement this intuitive stock chart in ASP.NET MVC.

April 5, 2018

New Release! ComponentOne Studio Enterprise, 2018 v1

We're pleased to announce GrapeCity's first major release of 2018! In addition to a new control, you'll find multiple enhancements and templates that speed up your project creation and make ComponentOne's controls easier than ever to use.

April 3, 2018

How to Print a FlexReport to Multiple Printers

Learn how to print FlexReport pages to multiple printers. Includes a sample.

March 28, 2018

Getting Started with Multilingual App Toolkit

The Multilingual App Toolkit automates the process of language support for you, and even provides free translations to other languages. Here's how to integrate it into your XAML apps.

March 20, 2018

Understanding the probability of stock price trajectory with Point and Figure Charts

In this blog, we'll walk you through how Point and Figure chart can help us take advantage of simple chart patterns to record the battle between supply and demand – a basic law that affects our day-to-day life.

March 13, 2018

Create Custom Print Dialogs and Print Directly from FlexReport

Learn how to print FlexReports directly or using a custom print dialog so you can control how a document's content is to be printed and specify the printer settings.

February 22, 2018

How to set runtime field values, set pagebreaks, and hide duplicate values in FlexReport

When using FlexReport, some users face specific senarios that seem difficult to resolve, like setting field values at runtime, setting pagebreaks, and hiding duplicate values. Here are some quick fixes for those common issues.

January 30, 2018

How to use ASP.NET MVC TreeMap control

TreeMaps, which displays hierarchical data as a set of nested rectangles where the area of each rectangle is proportional to its value, can be used to represent financial data, space usage, or to visualize any hierarchical data. Here's a quick guide to using ComponentOne TreeMap for ASP.NET MVC.

January 23, 2018

ComponentOne Studio Enterprise Roadmap: What's Coming in 2018 for .NET UI Controls

The general trend in the .NET world is interoperability, and we at GrapeCity see this continuing in 2018. Keeping this central to our future product planning, we'll continue to innovate and strengthen existing products.

January 10, 2018

How to add interactions to annotations in a .NET chart

In this blog, we’ll walk you through how to let the end-users annotate and perform different operations on the annotations. We know annotations are helpful in communicating information, but identifying relevant data points for annotation might not be obvious. If overused, annotations can distract user's attention from the data, so it's important to have the right balance.

January 9, 2018

Limited Time Offer: 25% off premier GrapeCity component suites

Take advantage of this limited, end-of-year offer to save 25%* on GrapeCity's top development suites

December 15, 2017

New in ComponentOne Studio Enterprise v3, 2017

We're pleased to announce the final major release of 2017--ComponentOne Studio Enterprise v3, with a new control, new charts, new themes, and several new demos!

November 13, 2017

View Reports on the Go with FlexViewer for ASP.NET MVC

View reports anywhere with FlexViewer Mobile for ASP.NET MVC, a highly responsive HTML5-based mobile report viewer. As part of FlexViewer, ComponentOne's cross-platform .NET report and document viewer, FlexViewer Mobile allows you to display C1Report, FlexReports, and SSRS Reports in the viewer.

October 12, 2017