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How to drag and drop items between controls

Sometimes, when dragging and dropping items between controls, you can lose formatting. Here's how to ensure your apps preserve their layout.

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.

Spread.NET 11 Service Pack 1 is Released

I'm happy to announce the release of Spread.NET 11.45.20181.0 (Service Pack 1)! This release features a number of very important changes to the Windows Forms control, and all users who are upgrading from previous releases to this release need to be aware of these changes and how they'll impact your applications.

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.

How to use DataSet Joins in ActiveReports 12

In this blog, we'll look at what a dataset join is, how to use dataset joins, and understand their benefits with the help of a business scenario in ActiveReports.

Hotfix available: ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin 2018 v1.1

A hotfix for ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin is now available via the GrapeCity NuGet server and nuget.org as build 2.5.20181.271. This build provides several fixes.

How to create a JavaScript Gantt chart using Spread.Sheets conditional formatting

In this tutorial, we'll see how SpreadJS' Spread.Sheets conditional formatting includes the power to format cell styles according to specific conditions that they can set, allowing us to create a JavaScript Gantt chart.

Final ActiveReports 11 service packs now available

The third and final service packs are now available for ActiveReports 11 and ActiveReports 11 Server.

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.

Create a new Report Viewer using a Razor Pages template

When you create a new ASP.NET Core project using the C1 ASP.NET Core Project templates, the template handles resource registration, licensing, and referencing for ComponentOne controls. Here's how to set up a ReportViewer using a Razor Page project template.

Join us at upcoming conferences and events in 2018

GrapeCity is all about developers, so where else would we want to be but some of the most popular, well-attended development events? We have a great lineup scheduled of all the best code camps and conferences.

How to visualize data distribution with histogram and ranged histogram charts

Histogram and ranged histogram charts empower you with more flexibility to visualize distribution and dispersion of statistical data. Here's a look at how to read and when to use them.

It's Always Sunny at Philly Code Camp

Over the weekend of March 23, I had the opportunity to head back across the state for the Philly.NET Code Camp.  I've been attending as a sponsor for several years.  This is easily one of the best-run code camps that I attend, and the volunteers and staff are very accommodating.

Use a Razor Pages scaffolder to build an app with ASP.NET MVC controls

In this blog, we'll look at how to use the Razor Pages scaffolder to quickly add and insert a ComponentOne for ASP.NET MVC control to create an sales dashboard.

How to build Vue.js 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 Vue.js. This blog is the fourth in a series about using Wijmo in frameworks.

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.

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.

Point and Figure charting in ASP.NET MVC

Point and Figure charting technique, a new addition to our ASP.NET MVC FinancialChart control, is a classical charting techniques that's gaining popularity in the new internet era. In this blog we'll look at how to implement this intuitive stock chart in ASP.NET MVC.

ActiveReports 12, Service Pack 1 has arrived

The first Service Packs for ActiveReports 12 and ActiveReports 12 Server have released, and they include multiple much-requested features from customers.

Wijmo 2018 v1 has landed

Wijmo’s first major release of 2018 has landed, and it includes new licensing, new controls, and new React support.