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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

Create a Ribbon Control with Wijmo's TabPanel

Learn how to create a JavaScript ribbon control with Wijmo's TabPanel. Sample included.

November 20, 2018

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

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

Wijmo and JavaScript Globalization

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

November 8, 2018

How to Show the RadioButton in a ComponentOne FlexGrid Tree

In ComponentOne Studio, C1FlexGrid allows the display of data in hierarchical form. Here’s how to customize your hierarchal data by showing RadioButtons instead of checkboxes for child nodes in C1FlexGrid Tree.

November 5, 2018

Building a Business Intelligence App using Xamarin.Forms

In this article, we’ll examine the MyBI application, a business intelligence application that loads sales data from a Google Sheet.

October 18, 2018

Increase the Loading Speed in your .NET DataMap

In this article, we will discuss how to use a custom ComboBox Editor in order to speed up the loading of a .NET DataMap.

October 3, 2018

How to Ink Annotations in UWP Apps

In this article, we’ll examine how you can combine Windows Ink with FlexChart in UWP apps to write and draw annotations on a chart's surface.

September 19, 2018

Creating a Custom DropDownTree Control (Source Code Included)

Learn about the Wijmo DropDownTree Control

September 17, 2018

Tips for Building Adaptive Apps with Xamarin.Forms - Part 3

In this blog, we'll examine new tools introduced in Xamarin.Forms 3.0 for building adaptive apps including the Visual State Manager and the FlexLayout container.

September 12, 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

Take the ComponentOne .NET Framework Survey

We’re planning to make .NET framework 4.5.2 the minimum supported version across all our ComponentOne Studio Enterprise products. We value your feedback. Please take our short survey.

September 6, 2018

An Introduction to Material Design for MVC

Google announced Material and its specification in mid-2014, defining Material as based on paper and ink with advance implementations. This article is an introduction to material design for MVC.

September 6, 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

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 Add Outlook-Style Scheduling to your .NET Applications

Introducing Outlook 2016 views in Scheduler for WinForms

August 14, 2018

How to Use OLAP Cubes in Microsoft SASS with Your ASP.NET MVC Application

With ComponentOne Studio's OLAP control you can create Excel-like, web-based pivot tables and charts in your ASP.NET MVC projects. This article discusses how you can connect to Microsoft SSAS Cubes with MVC OLAP.

August 10, 2018

Data Visualization – Analyzing Bivariate Data with Treemap Charts

A Treemap chart is an alternative way of visualising data. This chart type characterizes a tree-like structure, where the tree branches are represented by nested rectangles. There are many advantages of using a Treemap. The most important advantage is the ability to assist in performing bivariate data analysis – the analysis of the correlation between two set of variables.

August 2, 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

New Properties in .NET Reporting

This article highlights two new FlexReport properties, specific use cases, and some helpful tips using the new properties.

July 30, 2018

New Publishing and Shipping Barcodes in WinForms, WPF, and UWP

To meet the growing need of barcodes, GrapeCity has come up with a set of new barcode types in the 2018 V2 release. Whether you're using C# or VB, you only need to add the control to your form, set the text and encoding type, and you're done!

July 27, 2018

Implement responsive columns in a 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 quite a while: star-sizing. Star-sizing allows you to specify the width of a column with respect to the total width available.

July 26, 2018

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 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

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

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

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