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XBAPs Disabled by Default in IE9

WPF XAML Browser Applications (XBAPs) are disabled by default in IE9. When you try to load an XBAP in IE9 you will see an error message similar to the following:

Giving the End-user a Sense of Control

The latest release of Component One's Studio for WinForms completes the implementation of the Office 2010 visual styles across the entire range of controls. If you're like me and you're always keen to seeing what's new (and of course with visual styles it's quite literally a case of 'seeing' what's new) then you'll almost certainly have given them a spin by now. Of course what you, the developer, think looks really cool may well not suit the tastes of your end user and when it's all said and done it's them that you need to satisfy.

How to Improve Memory Utilization when using Chart Image in Multi-Document VsPrinter

When a multiple document containing Chart images is generated in VsPrinter, a lot of memory is utilized if the heavy bitmap images are used. The expected memory usage of an

What's New in Studio for WinForms 2011 v1

Desktop development is definitely here to stay as our WinForms controls just keep getting better. The latest release of Studio for WinForms 2011 v1 introduces 3 new controls and adds enhancements to over 10 controls. See what's new. Read below to get a deeper scoop into some of the top new features.

Display a PDF in C1Book

Download the latest update to Studio for Silverlight or Studio for WPF to get the lastest C1PdfViewer control. This control has had many enhancements including support for compressed object streams and improved font and image handling.

New Microsoft .NET Charting Enhancements and Amplified Control Suites

Just released, ComponentOne Studio Enterprise is now available for download. Instead of writing out all new the features and enhancements, I ask you to watch the "Top 10 Countdown" video. You will walk away energized and excited to try 2011 v1.

Studio Enterprise 2011 v1 Released!

See what's new in Studio for Silverlight:

C1Editor RibbonUI Customization

ComponentOne Editor for ASP.Net is a powerful editing control which allows users to author and manage HTML content on any Web page.  It implements the Microsoft Office 2007-style Ribbon interface. The Ribbon organizes related commands under a series of tabs, enabling users to easily explore the editor's functions without forcing them to navigate through a hierarchy of menus.

Getting Started with Silverlight 4 LOB

Thanks to everyone who attended my talk at the Rocky Mountain Tech Trifecta earlier today. As promised, here are the slides and sample from the talk on getting started with Silverlight 4 for business application development. This talk covered app setup, XAML basics, child windows, page navigation, query strings, WCF data services, datagrid, binding and styles.

Using C1Chart in MVVM Part II

In one of my earlier blog posts I dealt with  using C1Chart in MVVM. I was asked if we could dynamically add and remove data series from C1Chart. My answer to that is, yes there is way and I decided to post this as another blog post since this would be a common scenario for many.

Using C1Barcode in Crystal Reports

Users often times prefer to use C1Barcode in a column in Crystal Report. This bloggives a Step-By-Step to create a Crystal Report, which features barcoding capabilities by using C1Barcode and using them as a data source for the report a Typed DataSet.

My Current Talks

A major part of my job is to visit the community and share what I know.  Here is a list of my current talks—if you’re interested in having me present one of these talks, please email me at richd@componentone.com.  I look forward to seeing you soon!

Visual Studio Magazine Product Review in March 1 issue

Product Review by Peter Vogel

Custom ToolStrips in C1Editor

The C1Editor is a WinForms rich text editor. It is shipped with four specialized ToolStrip controls that allow you to build complete user interfaces without writing any code. Add the toolstrip to the form, connect it to a C1Editor by setting the toolstrip's Editor property, and you have a professional quality XHTML editor.