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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

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

Using the MultiColumnComboBox Extension for ComboBox

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

July 11, 2019

What’s New in Visual Studio 2019

In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the Visual Studio 2019 highlights.

April 2, 2019

Exploring the FlexGrid Export Feature

This blog explores the new Xamarin FlexGrid for 2019v1 exporting feature.

March 27, 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

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

Customizing Your Xamarin.Forms Apps with Animations

This blog discusses how to use Xamarin.Forms ViewExtensions to customize apps with animations.

February 8, 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

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

5 Reasons Why Xamarin is Making Mobile Development Better

This blog discusses our top 5 reasons why Xamarin is making mobile development better.

December 27, 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 for Xamarin 2018 v3

We’re excited to announce the release of ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin 2018 v3, which includes many enhancements to the suite.

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

Using Custom Functions with an Excel API in .NET Applications

Learn how to create and add a custom function to your .NET apps with GcExcel in this tutorial.

August 29, 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

How to Add Security in Web API

Web API (C1WebApi) provides a set of RESTful HTTP services layered over ASP.NET and ASP.NET Core Web API. It supports security from its feature set, allowing the flexibility of an out-of-the-box customization.

July 16, 2018

Using PDF and Excel API with Azure Cloud Functions

This article discusses the process of using GrapeCity Documents APIs with Azure Functions -- Microsoft's Serverless architecture.

June 18, 2018

Performance Improvements in Documents for Excel

A new GrapeCity Documents for Excel (GcExcel) service pack is now available. The 1.5.0.3 service pack offers new improvements, APIs, and utility methods.

June 12, 2018

ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin Hotfix 3.0.20181.282

A hotfix for ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin is now available via the GrapeCity NuGet server and nuget.org as build 3.0.20181.282.

May 31, 2018

How to Create a Cart List using DataGrid for WinForms

This article demonstrates a step by step process of creating a cart list using DataGrid for WinForms.

May 29, 2018

Creating Excel documents using a server-side Excel API for .NET Core

Learn how to create a server-side Excel document with GCDocuments.

May 24, 2018

How to add Security, a Watermark, and Digital Signatures to PDFs on .NET Core

It's usually not enough to create a PDF with an API--most users also need to add security features, watermarks, and digital signatures. This blog walks you through how to do that in .NET Core with Documents for PDF.

May 9, 2018

8 ways to generate optimized PDFs on .NET Core

Documents for PDF has a wide variety of features and a small footprint, but you can optimize your PDFs even further by following these few quick tips.

May 8, 2018

Microsoft Build 2018: Preview & Expectations Podcast from 4Devs

Check out our latest Microsoft Build 2018 predictions as we prepare to head to Seattle for the latest in Microsoft developer news.

May 4, 2018

Introducing Excel Library for .NET Core

Take a deeper look at the features available in GrapeCity Documents for Excel API library, available for .NET Standard 2.0.

May 3, 2018

Introducing PDF Library for .NET Core

Take a deeper look at the features available in GrapeCity Documents for PDF API library, available for .NET Core.

May 3, 2018

How to deploy an Excel API to Azure, cloud in 6 steps

For your cloud-based apps, here's how to deploy the GrapeCity Documents for Excel API in your Azure apps in 6 steps.

May 3, 2018