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Last chance to save on Xuni, JavaScript Controls, and .NET Controls!

Our month-long Ultimate promo ends midnight January 1, so this week is your last chance to take advantage of the offer. You'll get $500 off ComponentOne Ultimate, a bundle that includes Wijmo Enterprise's JavaScript controls, ComponentOne Studio's .NET controls in eight platforms, and Xuni's native mobile Xamarin controls. All for $1495.

4 Devs Talk Visual Studio Mac, Xamarin, and Microsoft Mobile Center

Four developers from GrapeCity, inc., talk about Visual Studio Mac, Microsoft Mobile Center, Xamarin, AI, and more.

Run-Time Images

ActiveReports lets you modify images at run time. How you do it depends on the type of report you are using, so I'll break it down by report type.

What's coming to Xuni in 2017

In this article we'll examine what changes are coming to Xuni in 2017.

Add Chart Annotations in WinForms, WPF, and UWP

One of the powerful ways of drawing your user’s attention to chart data is through annotations. As the name suggests, annotations let you add textual notes, shapes and images to highlight important data points of the plotted data. When we visualize data in charts, it is not just about depicting the data; it's about making it meaningful. Annotation provide additional information that may not be represented by basic X and Y values.

Getting Started with Xuni and Visual Studio for Mac

This article walks you through how to use Xuni with Visual Studio for Mac by adding a Radial Gauge to a simple Xamarin.Forms application.

FlexGrid: The Best Data Grid for .NET, JavaScript, and Xamarin

FlexGrid has long been the industry standard for fast, extensible, lightweight data grid controls. It's available in seven .NET platforms, JavaScript (Angular 2, Angular, React, and Vue support included) and even Xamarin native mobile.

The What, Why, and How of Layers

The Layers feature has been around since ActiveReports version 9, but maybe you haven't really checked it out yet. It is a feature that is exclusive to ActiveReports, and revolutionizes a number of scenarios, so I thought I'd share some of these with you.

Server Shared Resources in v11

Sometimes when you improve things, something breaks. One such thing occurred with the new release of ActiveReports Server, so I'm sharing the fix here.

Adding a Share Button to a Xamarin.iOS App

Many months back, we visited the topic of adding a share button in Objective-C to your iOS app. Being able to share data easily is important to many types of Apps. As Xamarin has gained traction and become more broadly used, it makes sense to revisit this topic from the perspective of a Xamarin.iOS developer. In this article, we’ll cover the highlights of implementing a share button in a small Xamarin.iOS app.

Interview with a Returning Customer

This is an interview with Jeff S on his experience with ActiveReports versus a competitor, and why he chose ActiveReports.

How to use a hardware keyboard with FlexGrid

Xuni 2016 v3 added support for using hardware keyboards with FlexGrid. In this article we take a deeper look at how this feature works.

ActiveReports 11 - Faster Reporting for the Enterprise

ActiveReports 11 was released on November 15, 2016. The release includes updates to both ActiveReports Developer and ActiveReports Server. This is an important release that ticks a number of milestones on our road map:

What's new in 2016 v3

The new Xuni includes a number of enhancements and fixes across Xamarin, iOS, and Android. This article takes a look at what new features are a part of the Xuni 2016 v3 release.

Xuni 2016 v3 Update Available

The new release of Xuni 2016 v3 brings many new fixes and features. This article documents all of the changes.

Visual Studio for Mac

Today at Microsoft's Connect event, Microsoft finally announced the long unthinkable version of Visual Studio for Mac. While this may seem like a major change on the surface, a closer look quickly reveals that Visual Studio for Mac is an updated and rebranded version of Xamarin Studio. There are new features included in this release though, and in a broader sense it signals a more open Microsoft.

How to use Speech Recognition with Xamarin.Android

In this article we'll examine how you can integrate speech recognition into your Xamarin.Android application using the Android.Speech API to create a FlexGrid with filtering that is driven by speech recognition.

Redesign the Periodic Table as a .NET Sunburst Chart

In the world of data visualization, standard techniques like Tables, Bars and Pies have always been the conventional choice. However, you may want a more unconventional option so users can visualize large amounts of complex data easily, clearly and efficiently. In this blog, we'll look at how we can turn the Periodic Table into a Sunburst chart, bringing a new paradigm to modern data visualization.

More Adaptive Techniques with Content Views and Master Detail

In my previous blog post I covered the basic tips for building adaptive Xamarin.Forms apps for tablets and phones. In this post I'm going to complete the discussion with two very adaptive-friendly components that make app development fun - ContentView and MasterDetailPage.