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ActiveReportsJS 2020 Roadmap

Here, we discuss upcoming features for ActiveReportsJS in 2020.

March 16, 2020

How to Embed the ActiveReports ProDesigner into an Application (Video)

The ProDesigner is a standalone app and embeddable component available for both web and WinForms applications. In this video, we'll embed the ProDesigner in an application.

March 11, 2020

How to Use Custom Themes in ActiveReportsJS

In this article, we'll introduce the Theme Editor sample. You'll learn how to create themes and add them to an application in minutes.

February 21, 2020

Splitting a Monolith Reporting Web App with Blazor

This article discusses using ActiveReports together with Blazor, details the architecture, and provides guidelines.

February 18, 2020

How to Use ActiveReports 14 in ASP.NET Core 3.0

In this post, we'll talk about the need for reporting in ASP.NET Core applications. We'll create a simple ASP.NET Core application using ActiveReports 14 and render the report in the JSViewer.

January 27, 2020

How to Replace the HTML5 Viewer with the JS Viewer in ActiveReports

The new JS Viewer is flexible, has modern UI and is framework independent. Here, we'll explore it features and show you how to replace the existing implementation of HTML5 Viewer with the new JS Viewer.

January 23, 2020

Introducing the Stand-Alone Designer for .NET Reports (Video)

The Stand-Alone Designer is a new feature in ActiveReports 14. This designer is an excellent resource for creating ad-hoc and WYSIWYG reports. Here, we’ll give an overview of Stand-Alone Designer.

January 8, 2020

Create Reports with Editable Form Fields in .NET Reports

In this blog, we'll dive into Editable Fields and learn more about the new “Input Field” feature. Acroforms allows for exporting editable fields in a PDF.

December 16, 2019

5 Ways to Enhance Data Visualization in Reports using Charts (in .NET and JavaScript)

In this blog, we discuss 5 easy ways to improve data visualization in your reports through chart design.

December 5, 2019

Getting Started with ActiveReportsJS

In this post, we will demonstrate how to use each of the items in ActiveReportsJS and get you on your way to creating awesome reports.

November 1, 2019

Getting Started with the ActiveReportsJS Designer (Video)

This video demonstrates how to install and get started with the ActiveReportsJS Designer.

October 28, 2019

Two New ActiveReports Reporting Webinars (Playback Video)

Video playback for both webinars (Data Visualization and Interactive Controls and Creating Reports for Web Apps).

September 30, 2019

Guidelines for Section to Page/RDL Report Conversion (Report Layout)

This article discusses the guidelines on converting the layout/design of the existing Section report to the corresponding Page or RDL report.

September 18, 2019

ActiveReports 13.2 Release

An announcement for the release of ActiveReports 13.2

September 5, 2019

New Release! ActiveReportsJS - A JavaScript Reporting Solution

GrapeCity is pleased to announce a new JavaScript reporting solution.

August 26, 2019

Introducing ActiveReportsJS - A JavaScript Reporting Solution

Introducing GrapeCity’s latest JavaScript reporting solution, ActiveReportsJS. This lightweight reporting solution helps with both the production and distribution of reports. Includes a rich API that can easily be embedded and customized for your reports.

August 26, 2019

Using Tablix to Create an Interactive Drill-through Report

Here, we'll create drill-through reports using a Tablix data region in ActiveReports.

August 15, 2019

New ActiveReports Product Coming Soon

Look for the expansion of the ActiveReports product line coming soon!

August 7, 2019

Ad Hoc Reporting in the Manufacturing Industry

This blog explores why Ad Hoc reporting is important in the manufacturing industry and how ActiveReports can help.

June 27, 2019

How to Embed the ActiveReports ProDesigner for Web in an ASP.NET App (Video)

Here, we'll embed the ActiveReports ProDesigner for Web in an ASP.NET application.

June 13, 2019

ActiveReports 12 and ActiveReports 12 Server Service Pack 3 Released!

ActiveReports 12 and ActiveReports 12 Server SP3 includes important fixes.

June 10, 2019

Leverage New Features of ActiveReports Webinar (Video)

This is a video playback of the Leverage New Features of ActiveReports Webinar.

May 2, 2019

2019 Roadmap for ActiveReports .NET Reporting Solution

A look at what's to come for ActiveReports in the 2019 roadmap.

January 24, 2019

What's New in ActiveReports 13: A Web Designer and JavaScript Viewer

ActiveReports 13 includes a new ProDesigner for Web, a JavaScript Viewer, overhauled charts, and more.

January 15, 2019

Now shipping: The JSViewer, a high-speed JavaScript viewer for ActiveReports

ActiveReports 13 Professional includes the JSViewer, a fast, modern report viewer that you can run on any major browser! With this JavaScript report viewer, you can take advantage of the latest tech to create a fast, modern, and engaging reporting application.

January 15, 2019

Introducing the ProDesigner for Web for ad-hoc reporting

Now shipping in ActiveReports 13 Professional: the JSViewer, a fast, modern report viewer that you can run on any major browser! With this JavaScript report viewer, you can take advantage of the latest tech to create a fast, modern, and engaging reporting application.

January 15, 2019

The upcoming year promises continued focus on data management and data quality by enterprises among other aspects of Business Intelligence.

January 7, 2019

How to Create a .NET Label Report Using Tablix

In this blog, we’ll see how to use a data region (Tablix) within RDL report type in ActiveReports to design the label report, taking Avery 5160 Label template as an example.

December 14, 2018

ActiveReports 13 Introduces the ProDesigner for Web

ActiveReports 13 Professional introduces the the JSViewer, a fast, modern report viewer that you can run on any major browser! With this JavaScript report viewer, you can take advantage of the latest tech to create a fast, modern, and engaging reporting application.

November 26, 2018

ActiveReports 13: Introducing the JSViewer

ActiveReports 13 Professional introduces ActiveReports 13 Professional: the JSViewer, a fast, modern report viewer that you can run on any major browser! With this JavaScript report viewer, you can take advantage of the latest tech to create a fast, modern, and engaging reporting application. ActiveReports 13 is set to launch on December 12.

November 26, 2018

Fundamentals of Tablix

This article gives an overview of Tablix, its architecture, and how to use Tablix with ActiveReports.

November 16, 2018

How to Integrate the ActiveReports Server Web Designer in an MVC App

This article talks about how to go about embedding the new HTML5/JavaScript based Web Designer in your MVC applications.

November 9, 2018

Migration From a Section Report to Page/RDL Report

This blog will help you understand why migrating from Section reports to Page/RDL reports in ActiveReports is necessary.

November 6, 2018

Data Visualization - Creating a .NET Election Prediction Report

With the upcoming United States Congressional elections in November, I thought it would be an interesting and educational experience to create a report on the predicted outcomes of the election using an ActiveReports Page report..

November 2, 2018

Create Side-by-Side Reports Using Tablix in ActiveReports Professional

In this blog, we'll see how we can use the Tablix data region to create a side-by-side layout report in ActiveReports.

October 30, 2018

5 Lesser-Known Features of ActiveReports (.NET Reporting)

We have been consistently adding features, to help make building clean, comprehensive .NET reports faster and easier to develop. This article highlights 5 lesser-known ActiveReports features.

October 23, 2018

Information Management - Pulling Data from Multiple Systems

Information management ability improved when ActiveReports 11 introduced the Lookup Function, DataSet Joins, and Subreports. With Page Reports, you can now pull data from multiple data systems. In this blog, we'll learn about these features while taking a form-based report as an example.

September 21, 2018

How to Design Templates for .NET Financial Reports

This article demonstrates how to create a .NET financial report template in ActiveReports Server.

August 10, 2018