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Announcements from Microsoft Connect(); 2017

In case you missed it, here are some of the highlights from the first day of the Microsoft Connect(); developer conference.

Free Webinars: New in ActiveReports 12 and ActiveReports 12 Server

Register today for two upcoming ActiveReports webinars. You'll learn all about the new features in ActiveReports 12 and ActiveReports 12 Server.

Introducing ExpressionEditor for WinForms, WPF, and UWP

As of ComponentOne’s November 2017 release, end users can easily write expressions using ExpressionEditor, a stand-alone desktop control for WinForms, WPF, and UWP that enters, evaluates, and passes expressions.

GrapeCity Releases November 2017 Products

Get the highlights of GrapeCity's November 2017 release, which includes ActiveReports 12, ActiveReports 12 Server, and new versions of ComponentOne and Wijmo.

ActiveReports 12 Releases

ActiveReports 12 and ActiveReports 12 Server have released! New features include customized installation, CSV and JSON exports, report templates, and more.

New in ComponentOne Xamarin v3, 2017

We're pleased to announce the final major release of 2017--ComponentOne Studio Enterprise v3, with a new control, new charts, new themes, and several new demos!

Did You Mean Enterprise Reporting or Self-Service BI?

While I was at DevIntersection 2017 this last week, I got into many wonderful and thoughtful conversations about ActiveReports and the business cases that existing customers use it for and what prospects are considering it for. The business requirements varied drastically from healthcare-targeted products with end users as nurses to manufacturing and the food industry. Each conversation was unique but similar at the same time. Unique in the sense that the business requirements were very different and the type and amount of data that was managed by the reports was quite varied. However, there was a fundamental undertone of the two ecosystems of reporting that seem to be trending.

Updating the Look of WinForms Controls

The ComponentOne teams continue to deliver more styling options and ready-to-use themes. We don't just update the color scheme; we also update layout and behavioral elements so your full application keeps to current trends. Let’s see we're including into our upcoming 2017 v3 release, available on November 15.

Xamarin Build 2.4.20172.195 Available Now

A hotfix for ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin is now available via the GrapeCity NuGet server and nuget.org as build 2.4.20172.195. This build provides better compatibility with Xamarin.Forms 2.4 and .NET Standard.

How to Import a Single Excel Sheet in JavaScript

When working with Excel workbooks in SpreadJS, sometimes only one sheet from a workbook is relevant to your application and what your users are focusing on. In this case, you can use a hidden workbook to load the entire Excel workbook, and then get one of the sheets out of that workbook for your users to interact with.

Join us on the GrapeCity world tour!

Join GrapeCity as our developers check out the country’s premier conferences, trade shows, code camps, and events!

Webinar - Introduction to ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin

In this webinar we'll cover the basics of Xamarin's platform, and the exciting new features in ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin. With improved performance, support for Xamarin's designers, and many new control features it's one of our most exciting releases.

View Reports on the Go with FlexViewer for ASP.NET MVC

View reports anywhere with FlexViewer Mobile for ASP.NET MVC, a highly responsive HTML5-based mobile report viewer. As part of FlexViewer, ComponentOne's cross-platform .NET report and document viewer, FlexViewer Mobile allows you to display C1Report, FlexReports, and SSRS Reports in the viewer.

Customize Filtering with the FlexGridFilter Extension

Customize your JavaScript data grid to filter information the way you need it to with Wijmo FlexGrid's FlexGridFilter extension, which allows you to add a filtering UI to any FlexGrid control. Set different filter types for each column, localize your filter editor, and more using the properties and methods in the FlexGridFilter class.

Customize Your JavaScript Data Grids with RowDetails

Customize your JavaScript data grid with Wijmo FlexGrid’s RowDetails feature, which creates a “detail” row with any information you want in it. With RowDetails, you can quickly and easily provide your users with more information without having to create multiple grids, keeping all of your information in one place.

How to import XLSX from a URL with pure JS logic

The Client-Side ExcelIO component is pure JavaScript logic for importing and exporting Excel files, and is built right into SpreadJS. This is useful when you need to make your application platform-independent. Unlike the Server-Side ExcelIO component, the client-side component doesn’t require Windows Server. You can use this to import files from the user’s system, and to import Excel files hosted on the server using their URLs.

.NET Core 2.0 and Spread.Services make Excel files better

Spread.Services already provides super-fast Excel-compatible spreadsheet creation. Support for .NET Core 2.0 jumps it into overdrive.