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How to Customize the UI in ActiveReports Server

Of the many impressive features that ActiveReports Server boasts, one of my personal favorites is the fully-customizable user interface, allowing for complete color-scheme control of the Server.

We send Valentines to these tools we love

Whether or not you have a human Valentine today, we know you have a tool or two for which you might compose a sonnet or two. Here's a quick list of our most lovable developer tools.

How to Make a Slide Puzzle from a WinForms Data Grid

We\'ve used ComponentOne FlexGrid for data presentation and manipulation in business, but you can also use it to create a game. This blog walks through the steps to create a slide puzzle with our WinForms data grid.

How to use ActiveReports in ASP.NET Core 2.0 and Razor pages

ActiveReports has been the best reporting tool in the industry since the ActiveX days, and is used across various domains and platforms. As the technologies evolve, so do our customers. You're moving to newer platforms and technologies, and we're making every effort to keep pace. In this blog, we’re going to see how to use ActiveReports in the latest web framework by Microsoft -- ASP.NET Core 2.0.

8 Groundhog Day Giphys to Get You Through the Next Six Weeks

A developer's work is sometimes challenging, usually satisfying, and rarely repetitive. But sometimes, history repeats itself. Here are some giphys to get you through the next six weeks of winter. Or through your next release.

How to set runtime field values, set pagebreaks, and hide duplicate values in FlexReport

When using FlexReport, some users face specific senarios that seem difficult to resolve, like setting field values at runtime, setting pagebreaks, and hiding duplicate values. Here are some quick fixes for those common issues.

Studio for Xamarin HotFix 2.5.20173.241 Available on NuGet

A hotfix for ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin is now available via the GrapeCity NuGet server and nuget.org as build 2.5.20173.241. This build provides several fixes.

How to use ASP.NET MVC TreeMap control

TreeMaps, which displays hierarchical data as a set of nested rectangles where the area of each rectangle is proportional to its value, can be used to represent financial data, space usage, or to visualize any hierarchical data. Here's a quick guide to using ComponentOne TreeMap for ASP.NET MVC.

Spread for WinForms 11 performance improved to 300 times faster!

Welcome to the new Spread.NET WinForms 11!  If you've been waiting for a reason to upgrade or to try Spread again, now's the time! 

Report from the Road: CodeMash 2018, a Family-Friendly Developer Conference

Last week, CodeMash 2018 took place at the Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio. The Kalahari Resort is an indoor/outdoor waterpark, and is a great place for families. It's the perfect host for CodeMash, which provides activities for the entire family also!

GrapeCity Spread Roadmap, 2018

This will be an exciting new year for GrapeCity Spread, and I'm pleased to present our awesome plans for 2018.

A Look at the New Samples in ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin control suite

We’ve added new samples to the 2017v3 release to show off some of the new features available in ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin. These samples highlight some common use cases for our controls such as interacting with data from the web and using a local database. In this blog we’ll highlight what’s new in these samples, and why you should check each one out.

ComponentOne Studio Enterprise Roadmap: What's Coming in 2018 for .NET UI Controls

The general trend in the .NET world is interoperability, and we at GrapeCity see this continuing in 2018. Keeping this central to our future product planning, we'll continue to innovate and strengthen existing products.

How to add interactions to annotations in a .NET chart

In this blog, we’ll walk you through how to let the end-users annotate and perform different operations on the annotations. We know annotations are helpful in communicating information, but identifying relevant data points for annotation might not be obvious. If overused, annotations can distract user's attention from the data, so it's important to have the right balance.

ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin Roadmap, 2018

ComponentOne Studio for Xamarin has seen a lot of changes of the past year, and we’ll continue to see improvements to our control suite based on your feedback. With .NET Standard, Xaml Standard, and support for new platforms coming to Xamarin there are plenty of exciting developments right over the horizon.

ActiveReports Roadmap: A Look at 2018

With 2017 quickly coming to a close and a successful ActiveReports 12 release in November, it's time to look into the next year.

Video: Introduction to Expression Editor

ComponentOne Studio Enterprise Expression Editor for WinForms, WPF, and UWP can be integrated with a grid or TreeView to shape data, allowing users to create expressions for calculated columns at runtime.