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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

A Look at .NET Core 2.0 and .NET 2.0 Standard

Microsoft’s .NET Core 2.0 and the .NET Standard 2.0 specification have been finalized for a few weeks now, and we’re beginning to see new libraries to support them (such as our own Spread.Services and ComponentOne MVC Edition and Web API controls). For many users, it might not yet be clear why these technologies are important and how they’ll impact their work.

September 19, 2017

JavaScript IntelliSense improvement in ASP.NET MVC Edition

We have added a cast method to the client API that lets you use the client side reference of MVC controls as typed objects.

September 14, 2017

Working with ASP.NET Core Razor Pages

ASP.NET Core 2.0 added an excellent feature called Razor Pages that enables easy page-focused application development.

September 13, 2017

ASP.NET Core MVC Edition is now Core 2.0 compatible

Get the latest Core 2.0-compatible bits from ComponentOne: ASP.NET MVC and Web API

September 13, 2017

Getting Started with FinancialChart for MVC

An introduction to ComponentOne Studio's FinancialChart for MVC control.

November 19, 2015

Financial Charts Explained: CandleVolume and Arms CandleVolume Charts

The second in a series explaining the different types of charts available in ComponentOne Studio FinancialChart for MVC. This post covers CandleVolume and Arms CandleVolume charts.

November 6, 2015

Financial Charts Explained: EquiVolume and Column Volume

The second in a series explaining the different types of charts available in ComponentOne Studio FinancialChart for MVC. This post covers EquiVolume and Column Volume Charts.

November 4, 2015