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Using Slicers to Filter Pivot Grids and Pivot Charts

This blog demonstrates how FlexPivotSlicer can be used to filter Pivot Grids and Pivot Charts.

May 15, 2019

Migrating a WinForms App in .NET Core 3.0

In this article, we'll create and migrate a WinForms application in .NET Core 3.0 using ComponentOne controls.

May 14, 2019

Creating Column Groups in MVC Core FlexGrid

This blog describes a simpler way to create Column Groups using minimal code.

April 29, 2019

5 Steps to Generate Custom .NET Functions Using Expression Editor

Add your own custom functions to an Expression Editor with C1FlexGrid.

April 5, 2019

What’s New in Visual Studio 2019

In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the Visual Studio 2019 highlights.

April 2, 2019

Introducing CollectionView for WinForms

This blog introduces CollectionView for WinForms.

March 29, 2019

Using Full Text Filter Features in FlexGrid and DataGrid

The 2019v1 release includes a full text feature for the WPF and UWP controls that makes searching data much easier.

March 27, 2019

Exploring the FlexGrid Export Feature

This blog explores the new Xamarin FlexGrid for 2019v1 exporting feature.

March 27, 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

Create MVC Apps Faster with Control Wizard

In order to provide developers with a better development experience, we have updated our Control Wizard. This will allow you to add and modify ComponentOne controls in your project without writing a single line of code. This article is an overview of the new Control Wizard.

March 25, 2019

Create Custom Data Filters for WinForms

This article discusses how to create your own custom data filter using ComponentOne's DataFilter for WinForms.

March 21, 2019

Visualizing Data Using WinForms Bullet Graphs

This article is an overview of using WinForms bullet graphs.

March 21, 2019

New Release! ComponentOne Studio Enterprise 2019 v1

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

March 21, 2019

WebAssembly and .NET

This blog reviews WebAssembly and why developers would want to utilize it.

February 25, 2019

Customizing Your Xamarin.Forms Apps with Animations

This blog discusses how to use Xamarin.Forms ViewExtensions to customize apps with animations.

February 8, 2019

Migrating a WinForms Desktop App to ASP.NET MVC? How to Get Started

This article will discuss those considerations by highlighting the first items you should consider when migrating a WinForms app.

January 24, 2019

Using the .NET Core 3.0 Preview with WPF

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.

January 11, 2019

4 Advantages of Ad Hoc Reporting in Healthcare

Ad hoc reporting has risen to prominence over the last few years as a capacity that improves data analysis for healthcare end users.

January 10, 2019

Ribbon for WinForms - An Overview and Application Usage

This article is an overview of Ribbon for WinForms and offers application usage and guidelines for using Ribbon.

January 10, 2019

Themes in WPF

January 9, 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

Get Started with ComponentOne WinForms and .NET Core 3.0

This blog outlines how to get started with ComponentOne WinForms and .NET Core 3.0.

December 26, 2018

Working with OLAP Cubes

December 17, 2018

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

Check out our DEVintersection 2018 Recap

GrapeCity dishes the details of 2018's DEVintersection conference!

December 14, 2018

Grouping in ComboBox and List in MVC

This blog demonstrates how to utilize grouping in ComboBox and List in MVC.

December 10, 2018

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

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 4, 2018

Introduction to Material Design in WinForms Apps

This introduction to Material Design in desktop apps includes a tutorial on our WinForms Material Design Designer.

December 4, 2018

Save and Restore Layout Using GroupDefinition & SortDefinition Properties

The 2018v3 release of ComponentOne Studio C1 FlexGrid introduces two new properties: GroupDefinition and SortDefinition.

November 30, 2018

Introducing the WinForms DataFilter Control (Beta)

Slicers are common on e-commerce websites--they help users filter items with all the filtering options are available in one place, and with a variety of controls appropriate to the data, including checklist, range-bar, radio buttons, etc. In WinForms Edition 2018 v3, we've introduced a beta version of that filter, which can be attached to any data-aware control.

November 30, 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

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

Introducing the ASP.NET MVC Control Designer Control Wizard (Video)

ComponentOne Studio Enterprise, ASP.NET MVC Edition now includes a scaffolder control wizard so you can easily add or update controls even when you’re not using Entity Framework. This is a step-by-step tutorial (with video) on using the scaffolder control wizard.

November 28, 2018

How to Achieve RightToLeft Layout in DataTree

This blog walks through the steps to achieve a right-to-left layout in C1FlexGrid DataTree by handling the rendering of child grids through code.

November 27, 2018

Working with ASP.NET MVC TabPanel

How to utilize ASP.NET MVC TabPanel to create multiple tabs that display related information in a small space.

November 16, 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