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Inter-Controls Drag Drop Operation

ComponentOne controls provide support for Drag-and-Drop operations within different controls using C1DragDropManager. With this blog we will discuss a user scenario where we will perform the Drag-and-Drop operation between two ComponentOne Controls C1TreeView and C1FlexGrid.

Adventures in Angular: Replacing Silverlight with Wijmo and Angular with Chris Bannon and Bernardo Castilho

Earlier in the month two of my colleagues, Bernardo and Chris were guests on Adventures in Angular. Adventures in Angular is a weekly show dedicated to the AngularJS framework. The co-hosts for the episode titled, “Replacing Silverlight with Wijmo and Angular with Chris Bannon and Bernardo Castilho,” which aired on 1/08/2014, included Joe Eames, Charles Max Wood and John Papa.

Getting Started With C1ProgressIndicator

C1ProgressIndicator is one of the new controls added in the latest Studio for WPF 2014 V3 release. This control can display the progress while a process is being executed. One example is while loading data or other documents in a datacentric application. C1ProgressIndicator is very useful in a multi-threaded environment where multiple threads are executing at the same time and for putting a thread into wait state or sleep state.

C1ComboBox - Tips and Tricks

With this blog we will implement the following scenarios in C1ComboBox :

Spread Silverlight can be customized to show various formats of data. In this blog we will discuss an approach to show Hyperlink Cells in Spread Silverlight.

ComponentOne Chart Highlight Rectangle

ComponentOne Chart for WPF/ Silverlight provides selection support wherein we can select the datapoints and highlight them by changing the color of the selected points. But sometimes we want to drag the mouse through a selected area and highlight all the datapoints which lies inside the selected area.

ComponentOne Studio Enterprise Release Delivers Controls for Flexible & Modern .NET Development

A Collection of Tools for Developing High Performance and Richly Designed Apps in Every Platform

What's New in XAML 2014 v3

The third update of 2014 focuses on performance, data analysis and the latest platform for building Windows apps. This update marks the first official release of Universal Windows app support in Studio for WinRT XAML. You'll also enjoy performance enhancements in FlexGrid for WinRT, as well as some useful enhancements for our mapping controls. If you use SQL Server Reporting Services to host your reports then you'll want to try our Beta SSRS Viewer control in WinRT. But perhaps the greatest addition in this release is the highly anticipated OLAP for WPF. For years we've provided a suite of WinForms and Silverlight controls for creating OLAP applications and now the controls arrive for the WPF platform. For more details on everything new continue reading.

HowTo: Single Click Row Selection in C1DataGrid

ComponentOne DataGrid for Silverlight offers great deal of flexibility in the way its rows/ cells are selected. Please refer to the documentation for a list of the SelectionModes offered by C1DataGrid.

[White Paper] Migrating from Silverlight to Wijmo 5

Learn how you can migrate an application away from Silverlight and into HTML5/JavaScript in this new white paper by ComponentOne CTO, Bernardo de Castilho. In the paper, Bernardo takes a simple Silverlight application and walks through, step-by-step, porting the ViewModel and the View into HTML5.

Best of XAML Development Resources for 2014 v2

Our subscription cycle is structured to deliver new technology three times a year, but we also strive to make sure we are giving you the resources you need to understand these updates and our products in general. We released our 2014 v2 update last July and want to give you the best of these resources in one convenient place. You will find links to blogs, videos, and samples below. Feel free to comment and let us know if there is anything else you would like to see.

Show Progress Dialog While Loading Data

When you're designing your application you need to consider how you handle data loading in order to ensure the application always remains responsive to the user. Generally this is done by carrying out any data loading on a background thread, allowing the user to continue to interact with the application while the data is being loaded. However, this often leads the user to query whether anything is happening; which leads to the use of a progress bar to indicate that some activity is being executed in the background. Once the data has been loaded the progress bar should be hidden and the relevant controls to display the data should be shown.

ComponentOne Delivers New Data Visualization Controls and Adds New Features in Studio Enterprise

2014 v2 Release Helps Developers Better Connect to, Manage, and Display Data in Modern Interfaces

Coding Chart Animations

Animation is an important emerging field of graphics. It can add visual impact to a dull business application. Animated charts have obvious advantages over static charts when explaining subject matter that changes over time.

What's New in XAML 2014 v2

The second update of 2014 adds a major new scheduling library to Studio for WinRT XAML, as well as several major improvements to other controls. With C1Maps you can now take your Windows Store maps offline. The Entity Framework folks will be pleased to know that C1DataSource now supports the latest EF 6.x. For WPF and Silverlight, you'll find improvements for touch input with C1PdfViewer and the new C1RadialMenu control. Highlighted details below.

Uptick in mobile traffic: Why developers love HTML5 now more than ever

Recent research illustrates the growing utilization and importance handheld hardware now serves within users' lives and how this is impacting developers. 

Data Visualization with Spread

Seeing the current trends and user demands, ComponentOne has recently added a Chart control in Spread for Silverlight and WPF. This feature was in great demand because the Spread control has always been a replica of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Excel has always had charts.

ComponentOne Receives 12-Time All-Star Award from the Editors of SD Times

PITTSBURGH, PA  - June 4, 2014 - ComponentOne, a division of GrapeCity and the largest component solution provider in the Microsoft Visual Studio Partner Ecosystem, was recognized in the June 2014 issue of BZ Media’s SD Times as a 12-Time-All Star for the SD Times 100 awards. The SD Times 100 (http://sdt.bz/71295) is an annual awards program that represents the leaders of the software development industry.

C1DataGrid Custom Grouping and Totals

In this blog post I demonstrate a few key features of the C1DataGrid control for WPF and Silverlight that help you build a grid like you see in Microsoft Outlook. First I will show you how to enable simple grouping aggregation, that is, I will show you how to display calculated totals on grouped rows. Then I will go a bit further and show how we can use traditional value converters to customize the appearance of grouped rows, aggregate values and even visualizing data as images.