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A Look at .NET Core 2.0 and .NET 2.0 Standard

Microsoft’s .NET Core 2.0 and the .NET Standard 2.0 specification have been finalized for a few weeks now, and we’re beginning to see new libraries to support them (such as our own Spread.Services and ComponentOne MVC Edition and Web API controls). For many users, it might not yet be clear why these technologies are important and how they’ll impact their work.

JavaScript IntelliSense improvement in ASP.NET MVC Edition

We have added a cast method to the client API that lets you use the client side reference of MVC controls as typed objects.

How to painlessly design ActiveReports with PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is one of the most commonly used open source data sources. It has an interface that makes it easier to use than MySQL. Recently one of our customers asked how to bind ActiveReports to a PostgreSQL database, so I decided to write this blog article to help other customers who work with PostgreSQL.

Working with ASP.NET Core Razor Pages

ASP.NET Core 2.0 added an excellent feature called Razor Pages that enables easy page-focused application development.

ASP.NET Core MVC Edition is now Core 2.0 compatible

Get the latest Core 2.0-compatible bits from ComponentOne: ASP.NET MVC and Web API

Working with CalendarView and DateEdit for WinForms

As of July 2017, you can display multiple months at the same time — depending on available space — using the new CalendarView and DateEdit control for WinForms. The multi-month calendar includes rich layout and customization options, like setting your calendar to RightToLeft or vertical layout.

GrapeCity Spread.Services 1.3.0 Officially Released!

Spread.Services is a new GrapeCity spreadsheet server component for .NET Core and developers across all .NET platforms, including:

Using Designers with ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin

In this article we'll examine the improved designer support in ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin across Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android, and Xamarin.Forms.

Getting Started with TreeView for ASP.NET MVC and Core

Use TreeView to display the headings in a document, the entries in an index, the files and directories on a disk, or any other kind of information that would be best displayed as a hierarchy.

ActiveReports 11 Server - New Web Designer

Last week we hosted a webinar to introduce the new web designer. The goal of this webinar was to provide a hands-on session taking attendees through the steps to create:

ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin 2017 v2.2 hotfix available

A hotfix for ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin is now available via the GrapeCity NuGet server and nuget.org as build 2.3.20172.189. This article outlines the fixes in the new hotfix.

Webinar: Free Guided Tour of the New Web Designer

On August 23rd, our ActiveReports Server Product Manager, Bhupesh Malhotra, will present a free webinar introducing the new web designer we've added to the ActiveReports Server Report Designer Add-On.

Trade with Patterns in Candlestick Chart

Work with patterns in candlestick chart in a real-life example.

New FlexGrid Features in ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin 2017 v2

The new FlexGrid control in ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin has many new features for users coming from Xuni. The control not only boasts a notably cleaner architecture with performance improvements, but it also allows a much richer experience through a number of small additions to our previous platform. In this article we'll take a look at some of the highlights of the new version of FlexGrid.

Introducing TreeMap Charts for .NET

Introduced with the 2017 v2 release of ComponentOne Studio, TreeMap charts are the latest addition to FlexChart for WinForms, WPF, and UWP. Specifically designed to visualize hierarchical data, TreeMap makes use of nested rectangles to display values. An alternative to the node-link representation in traditional tree diagrams that we're all familiar with, TreeMap is a compact and less space-consuming option for displaying hierarchies to give a quick overview of your data's structure.

Spread v10 SP2 Release

We've released Spread V10 SP2. This release adds several features and fixes many reported issues. The biggest new feature is for SpreadJS.Sheets: Support for Angular! Here is a list of the resolved issues: