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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

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

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

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

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 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

A Look at the New Samples in ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin control suite

We’ve added new samples to the 2017v3 release to show off some of the new features available in ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin. These samples highlight some common use cases for our controls such as interacting with data from the web and using a local database. In this blog we’ll highlight what’s new in these samples, and why you should check each one out.

January 11, 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

ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin Roadmap, 2018

ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin has seen a lot of changes of the past year, and we’ll continue to see improvements to our control suite based on your feedback. With .NET Standard, Xaml Standard, and support for new platforms coming to Xamarin there are plenty of exciting developments right over the horizon.

January 3, 2018

Understanding Point and Figure Charts

Point and Figure is an age-old charting technique that was very popular before the invention of computers because of its objectivity and how simple it is to plot. With growing technology, other charting methods were made easier, and this classic paper-pencil method took a back seat. However, timeless charting has recently gained importance again, creating a renewed and growing interest for Point and Figure charts. With the 2017 v3 releases of ComponentOne Studio Enterprise and Wijmo, our FinancialChart control now lets you take advantage of timeless charting with Point and Figure charts.

December 21, 2017

When to Use StepCharts to Visualize Data

Line and area charts are simple yet powerful ways to represent trends in data, but they’re not the best fit for data that changes at irregular intervals with constant data segments between those changes. This is where Step charts — a chart type in which data points connect in a step-like progression — come into play. With the addition of three new chart types in ComponentOne’s 2017 v3 release of FlexChart, you can now better visualize this kind of data with FlexChart.

November 28, 2017

FlexChart: Evolving the best .NET chart control

Charts are all about the impact that they should leave on the target audience: Did it convey the intended information? Was it actionable? Was it good enough to facilitate key decision-making? One makes minor visual changes in different chart elements (colors, fonts, position, text formats, tooltips) to meet the end goal of having a chart that makes an impact on its audience.

November 21, 2017

Trade with Patterns in Candlestick Chart

Work with patterns in candlestick chart in a real-life example.

August 15, 2017

Using Xuni for Data Visualization on Android

The final sprint covers adding some data visualization to the Fitness Explorer app which is otherwise complete. In this article we'll delve into how Xuni was used in the app, and the different types of data visualization it provides.

November 8, 2016