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A Guide to Data Virtualization in Xamarin Apps

This articles discusses the different benefits and techniques of incremental-loading and the types of collection views supported by C1CollectionView.

October 2, 2019

(Re-)Introducing DataEngine for .NET Core

This article describes some of the most common use cases for C1DataEngine and provides a high-level overview of its capabilities.

September 27, 2019

ComponentOne Supports .NET Core 3.0

.NET Core 3.0 is officially released.ComponentOne's multi-platform UI controls support .NET Core 3.0.

September 23, 2019

How to Integrate Digital Ink with FlexGrid

In this blog we'll integrate the WPF Digital Ink feature with the ComponentOne FlexGrid for WPF.

August 14, 2019

Styling Pivot Tables in Excel Files .Net Core

The blog uses GcExcel to style pivot tables in .Net Core.

August 12, 2019

Render Excel Ranges Inside PDF Files in .NET Core

Learn how to render Excel ranges inside PDF files with GCDocuments.

August 6, 2019

How to Extract Text from HTML Emails using ComponentOne Text Parser

The ComponentOne Text Parser is a .NET Standard library that can be used to extract fields from HTML. The focus of this article is the task of extracting data from a common type of HTML file, an email.

August 2, 2019

New Release! ComponentOne 2019 v2

We’re excited to announce the release of ComponentOne Studio 2019 v2.

July 30, 2019

WinForms and .NET Core 3.0

In this article, we'll consider the creation and migration of a WinForms application in .NET Core 3.0 that use C1 controls.

July 26, 2019

Save Multiple Workbooks into One PDF File in .NET Core and Java

The blog talks about saving multiple excel workbooks to one PDF file using GcExcel.

July 25, 2019

Using the MultiColumnComboBox Extension for ComboBox

This blog explores the new MultiColumnComboBox Control, an extension of C1 ComboBox Control.

July 11, 2019

Migrating a WPF App in .NET Core 3.0

In this article, we’ll look at both creating a new WPF project from scratch using .NET Core 3.0 as well as migrating an existing WPF project.

July 2, 2019

How to Import and Export Excel Spreadsheets with C# and WPF

In this article, we’ll demonstrate using Spread.NET to build an application with C# and WPF.

June 18, 2019

What's New in GrapeCity Documents for PDF v2 Service Pack 2

A service pack release announcement for the GrapeCity Documents API PDF line.

June 12, 2019

What's New in GrapeCity Documents v2 Service Pack

A 2019 service pack 2 release announcement for the GrapeCity Documents API line.

June 12, 2019

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

Create Custom Data Filters for WinForms

This article discusses how to create your own custom data filter using ComponentOne's DataFilter for WinForms.

March 21, 2019

Comparing Image Processing APIs on .NET Core (GcImaging vs ImageSharp)

In this article, we’ll discuss features, imaging API use cases, and top reasons why you would want to choose to work with an imaging API.

March 11, 2019

How to create a thumbnail image on AWS S3 using an Imaging API

Leverage GrapeCity Documents with Lambda functions in GcImaging to create an imaging service over AWS S3 events.

January 30, 2019

Introducing Imaging library for .NET Core

With GcImaging, you can create, load, modify, and save images in .NET Core applications with full support on Windows, macOS, and Linux and deploy as FaaS with AWS Lambda, Azure functions, and more.

January 30, 2019

Migrating a WinForms Desktop App to ASP.NET MVC? How to Get Started

This article will discuss those considerations by highlighting the first items you should consider when migrating a WinForms app.

January 24, 2019

Using the .NET Core 3.0 Preview with WPF

In this article, we’ll look at both creating a new WPF project from scratch using .NET Core 3.0 as well as migrating an existing WPF project.

January 11, 2019

Themes in WPF

January 9, 2019

How to Add Sparklines to Your .NET Spreadsheet using GcExcel (Video)

In this video, we’ll add sparklines to a set of data in your .NET spreadsheet using GcExcel.

January 4, 2019

How to Add a Theme to a .NET Spreadsheet using GcExcel (Video)

In this video, we’ll add a theme to a .NET spreadsheet using GcExcel.

January 4, 2019

How to Add Comments to a .NET Spreadsheet using GcExcel (Video)

In this video, we’ll add comments to a .NET spreadsheet using GcExcel.

January 4, 2019

GcDocuments Roadmap: What's in store for 2019

This in-depth preview includes a full roadmap for GcDocuments APIs in 2019, including APIs for Imaging, HTML, and a JavaScript document viewer.

January 4, 2019

ComponentOne's 2019 Roadmap

We've been planning for ComponentOne's year ahead with industry direction in our sight. Here's a look at what's coming in ComponentOne's suites for WinForms, WPF, UWP, ASP.NET MVC, Xamarin, and Web API.

January 2, 2019

Working with OLAP Cubes

December 17, 2018

Why is Open Sourcing WPF and WinForms Important for .NET Developers?

Microsoft has announced some exciting changes for .NET desktop developers at Microsoft Connect(). Having these Windows desktop platforms become open source means that the .NET community will be able to ensure their continual development.

December 6, 2018

New in WPF, UWP, and Xamarin: Universally Add Custom Icons to the XAML FlexGrids using C1Icon

A common request from our customers is the ability to customize icons within FlexGrid, and we’re going to begin offering that functionality in 2018v3 with the new C1Icon object for WPF, UWP, and Xamarin.

November 29, 2018

What's New in ComponentOne Studio Enterprise 2018 v3

We're pleased to announce GrapeCity's final major release of 2018. Not only will you find great new chart and grid enhancements, but we've expanded our onboarding and customer experience.

November 28, 2018

Introducing the WPF Simplified Ribbon Control (Video)

For this release, we’re introducing a Simplified Ribbon control for WPF along the lines of Microsoft’s design. The control fits between the traditional Toolbar and Ribbon controls.

November 28, 2018

Add Paragraph and Character formatting in a Word document in .NET Core

GrapeCity Documents for Excel, Java Edition is a high-speed, small-footprint spreadsheet API that requires zero dependencies on Excel. With full support on Windows, Linux, and MAC, you can generate, load, modify, and save spreadsheets, then convert them to a PDF. In this article, we demonstrate how to setup the project in a Java IDE using GcExcel Java.

October 25, 2018

Deploy Microsoft Word library to Azure, cloud in 5 easy steps

GcWord allows users to generate, modify, load, and save Word documents in code with the same high-speed and small footprint that define the GrapeCity Documents product line. You can work with MS Word documents with full feature support on Azure. Here are the steps needed to create a basic GcWord web app and deploy it to Azure.

October 12, 2018

What's New in GcDocuments: New APIs for Word, Excel, and More

Introducing the launch of several new product lines, Documents for Word (GcWord),GrapeCity Documents for Excel – Java Edition (GcExcel Java), and GrapeCity Documents for PDF (GcPDF) v2.0.0.

October 2, 2018

Introducing Word library for .NET Core

If you're working with Microsoft Word documents in .NET Core applications, you’ll likely need to share private information (invoices, reports, or other sensitive documents) with other groups inside or outside of your organization. Typically, you'd use the Microsoft Office API. But the Office API poses some limitations.

October 2, 2018

How to Convert Excel Spreadsheets to PDF in .NET

If you have Excel spreadsheets generated from .NET Core applications, you may find it useful to store your files in PDF form.

September 25, 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