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Wijmo 2018 v3 has Landed

Wijmo’s third major release of 2018 has landed, and it includes Web Workers, new OLAP features, a Ribbon sample, accessibility improvements and more.

November 19, 2018

Improve PDF Generation UI in JavaScript with Web Workers

Wijmo's 2018 v3 release introduced Web Workers to improve the usability of apps while generating a PDF.

November 19, 2018

Wijmo Supports Angular 7

We're happy to announce that Wijmo supports Angular version 7. You can use the current version of Wijmo to build Angular version 7 applications today.

November 14, 2018

Wijmo and JavaScript Globalization

Wijmo has a Globalize class that provides language-sensitive string and data formatting as well as parsing.

November 8, 2018

The Growth of Major Programming Languages

In this article, we’ll cover the top 5 programming languages and how some of them have extraordinarily grown over the last few years. The languages include Python, JavaScript, C++, C# and Java.

October 26, 2018

Wijmo Build 5.20182.524 Available

Build 524 has released.

September 26, 2018

How to Build an Electron App with JavaScript UI Controls

This post shows how you can use Wijmo in Electron apps without a framework.

September 24, 2018

Creating a Custom DropDownTree Control (Source Code Included)

Learn about the Wijmo DropDownTree Control

September 17, 2018

Building a Business Intelligence Progressive Web Application (Source Code Included)

In this article, we describe how we implemented MyBI as a regular web app, and then show how we upgraded it to a progressive web app.

September 12, 2018

Wijmo Build 523 is Available

Wijmo’s Build 523 has released. It includes an interesting new business intelligence PWA sample, submenu support added to our Menu control, PDF performance enhancements, and more.

September 12, 2018

How to Use CSS Scroll Snap Points

CSS recently introduced a Scroll Snap Points feature that gives users a fluid and precise scrolling experience for touch and input devices. This makes it easy to add "swipe views" (commonly used in native mobile apps) to your web apps and progressive web applications (PWAs)

August 24, 2018

7 Reasons Your Company Needs a Progressive Web Application

Progressive web apps start as regular modern web apps so you may not need to develop Android and iOS-specific versions of your native app. If you have a web application that is responsive, touch-aware, and efficient, you can easily turn it into a progressive web app.

August 22, 2018

An In-Depth Overview of Progressive Web Applications

If you are a web developer, you are probably aware of progressive web applications (PWAs) or implemented your own already. If you are unfamiliar, here is an overview of what progressive web applications are and why they are important in modern web development.

August 21, 2018

Test our Excel API | Become a GrapeCity Beta Tester

Looking for beta testers! Become a GrapeCity beta tester -- try out our Excel API!

August 20, 2018

Build Vue Apps with Wijmo and the New Vue CLI 3.0

As of the 2018 v1 release, Wijmo is available on NPM. Here's a look at how to use Wijmo and NPM to build apps for Vue.js. This blog is the fourth in a series about using Wijmo in frameworks.

August 15, 2018

How to Import and Export Excel Spreadsheets in Angular

With the newly added Angular 6 support, this article demonstrates how you can import and export Excel spreadsheets with SpreadJS in an Angular environment -- without any dependencies on Excel.

August 7, 2018

Making Web Components Accessible

In this article, we describe our experience making our components more accessible, focusing on accessibility aspects that are directly related to component development.

July 31, 2018

Now shipping: SpreadJS 11, Service Pack 2

We have just released SpreadJS 11, Service Pack 2, and the release includes some great new user-requested enhancements and framework support.

July 25, 2018

How to Use the Wijmo Designer for Visual Studio Code - Video

A video tutorial using the Wijmo Designer for Visual Studio Code.

July 24, 2018

Customizing JavaScript Styles with Sass

This article gives an overview of Sass -- the most popular CSS preprocessor, and how to customize JavaScript styles using Sass.

July 24, 2018

How to Use the Wijmo Designer - Video

A video tutorial using the new Wijmo Designer.

July 23, 2018

Using the Wijmo Designer Extension for Visual Studio Code

Introducing the Wijmo Designer - a new VSCode extension that provides a design surface and code generator for Wijmo controls.

July 20, 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

Wijmo 2018 v2 has landed

Wijmo’s second major release of 2018 has landed, and it includes a new Designer for VSCode, SASS support, accessibility improvements and more.

July 18, 2018

How to Use the Wijmo Designer

Introducing the Wijmo Designer - a new web-hosted tool that provides a design surface and code generator for Wijmo controls.

July 18, 2018

Web Components - An Introduction and Practical Usage

This article introduces the Web Components technology and its support in Wijmo.

July 13, 2018

GrapeCity's Fluent Recap 2018

Some exciting highlights from Fluent 2018.

June 25, 2018

2018 GrapeCity O’Reilly Fluent Giveaway Winner

An interview with Jacqueline Ta - GrapeCity's FLUENT giveaway winner.

June 15, 2018

How to Create a JavaScript Spreadsheet Report

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to create a JavaScript report template and how to bind data to the template to generate charts and sparklines.

May 29, 2018

Web Components Introduction: Creating Custom HTML Elements in 2018

The Web Components specification is an emerging collection of technologies that allows you to define encapsulated, custom HTML elements in front-end web apps. Web Components allows you to essentially create your own declarative API for defining UIs.

May 23, 2018

Wijmo Build 5.201801.462 is Available - with Web Components

Build 462 has released. It includes an exciting new interop with web components (beta) and some nice new PDF and ReportViewer features. It also includes a fix for license validation in older versions of chrome.

May 17, 2018

Exploring Wijmo with Angular Elements

There has been a recent buzz within the Angular community ever since the Angular Elements revelation at the AngularMix conference. When Angular Elements was released with Angular 6, the team at GrapeCity decided to test our Wijmo’s Angular Components to see if they are up for a challenge.

May 14, 2018

Wijmo Supports Angular 6

Angular version 6 has released, and Wijmo supports it!

May 14, 2018

How to edit multiple input nodes in a JavaScript TreeView

This TreeView tutorial walks through how to display content from two or more fields in your datasource, in the same node, and even edit them separately at runtime.

May 1, 2018

Use CSS to add Excel-style animations to your JavaScript grid

Did you notice how Excel uses animation to move the selection marquee? That effect makes it easier for the eye to follow the selection. Adding similar animation effects to the FlexGrid control is incredibly easy. Simply add a transition to the style of the marquee and cell header elements.

April 25, 2018

SpreadJS 11 Service Pack 1 is Released

I'm pleased to announce the release of SpreadJS 11's first service pack! Service Pack 1 includes quite a few great enhancements that brings the user's experience even closer to Excel.

April 25, 2018

Building Ionic web apps with Wijmo and NPM

As of the 2018 v1 release, Wijmo is available on NPM. Here's a look at how to use Wijmo and NPM to build apps for Ionic. This blog is the last in a series about using Wijmo in frameworks.

April 17, 2018

2018 O’Reilly Fluent Conference & GrapeCity - Together Again

As a part of our partnership with this year’s Fluent O’Reilly Conference, we're holding a contest to give away one FREE pass.

April 9, 2018

How to build React Apps with Wijmo and NPM

As of the 2018 v1 release, Wijmo is available on NPM. Here's a look at how to use Wijmo and NPM to build apps for React. This blog is the third in a series about using Wijmo in frameworks.

April 5, 2018