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Why You Should Migrate from C1Report to FlexReport

With the 2018v2 release, FlexReport offers several enhanced features. This article discusses the top 5 reasons to migrate C1Report to FlexReport.

July 25, 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

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

New ComponentOne Control Features for Xamarin 2018 v2

New features in ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin 2018 v2!

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

Create BI dashboards in your app with the dashboard layout control for WinForms

With the WinForms dashboard layout control, you can create BI dashboards that support dragging and dropping controls, multiple layouts, and maximize and restore.

July 18, 2018

Add Dynamic Grouping to your WinForms Data Grid

The latest version of the FlexGrid control for WinForms adds a powerful and convenient feature that has been available in other versions of the FlexGrid for a while: dynamic grouping.

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

How to use Entity Framework Core with a Xamarin.Forms Data Grid

In this article, we’ll use FlexGrid, the ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin data grid, with Entity Framework Core and an SQLite database.

June 22, 2018

Pittsburgh TechFest 2018

An event where development professionals from Southwestern Pennsylvania and the surrounding areas gather to talk and learn about perfecting their craft.

June 22, 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 Improve Chart Readability and Data Analysis with Axis Groups

In this blog we would cover the need for the axis groups in charts and how to use them.

June 6, 2018

ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin Hotfix 3.0.20181.282

A hotfix for ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin is now available via the GrapeCity NuGet server and nuget.org as build 3.0.20181.282.

May 31, 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

Customizing FlexViewer for WinForms

This control offers a Ribbon on the top which consists of standard Ribbon items.

May 18, 2018

Add crosshairs to a WinForms data grid

Here's a look at how to implement crosshairs in a grid using events and styles.

May 2, 2018

How to drag and drop items between controls

Sometimes, when dragging and dropping items between controls, you can lose formatting. Here's how to ensure your apps preserve their layout.

April 26, 2018

Hotfix available: ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin 2018 v1.1

A hotfix for ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin is now available via the GrapeCity NuGet server and nuget.org as build 2.5.20181.271. This build provides several fixes.

April 24, 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

Join us at upcoming conferences and events in 2018

GrapeCity is all about developers, so where else would we want to be but some of the most popular, well-attended development events? We have a great lineup scheduled of all the best code camps and conferences.

April 16, 2018

How to visualize data distribution with histogram and ranged histogram charts

Histogram and ranged histogram charts empower you with more flexibility to visualize distribution and dispersion of statistical data. Here's a look at how to read and when to use them.

April 12, 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

Add full built-in animations to your Xamarin controls

Animations have always been an important part of our Xamarin controls. For 2018 v1 we’re introducing new animations for FlexGrid and Input, as well as reintroducing animations for FlexChart and FlexPie.

April 3, 2018

New Release! ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin 2018 v1

We’re excited to announce the release of ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin 2018 v1, which brings plenty of enhancements to the control suite.  The new release contains many new features, samples, and even a new project template.

April 3, 2018

GrapeCity 2018 v1 Release

We're pleased to announce the launch of ComponentOne and Wijmo 2018 v1 releases.

April 3, 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 Use MultiSelect Input Control for WinForms, WPF, and UWP

The new MultiSelect input contro is like a ComboBox that allows multiple selections in the dropdown list.

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

Come see us at Philly Code Camp 2018

GrapeCity is looking forward to attending Philly .NET Code Camp coming up on March 23 & 24, 2018!

March 6, 2018

GrapeCity Products win big with ComponentSource awards!

GrapeCity product lines win 16 awards from global distributor ComponentSource, including 3 of the top 5 product awards!

February 26, 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

Video - FlexGrid 101 for Xamarin.Forms

This webinar video teaches you to learn how to take full advantage of ComponentOne's Xamarin data grid in your native mobile apps!

February 20, 2018