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Why ComponentOne Ultimate?

You may not be a software firm, but we are. By allowing us to solve the everyday problems of software development—from data validation to graph and chart design—you’ll free up your team’s creative headspace so they can create brilliant, efficient business solutions for you.

SpreadJS Licensing Details

Starting with the release of Spread Studio 8 SP1, SpreadJS is part of the Spread family. SpreadJS was originally part of Wijmo Enterprise (a GrapeCity JavaScript control library), so some of you reading this came from the Wijmo comunity and some are already familiar with the Spread product line. In either case, you probably have some questions about how SpreadJS is licensed and what your options are.

Custom Editors in FlexGrid

Let's assume that you are displaying data for all the orders delivered in a month. It means you have an OrderDate column of Date type and also, an Amount column which contains the order amount. Now, if you display this data in FlexGrid or or for that matter, in any grid then the end user will have to type the date/amount manually since the default editor is a input tag of type 'text'. As a result, you have to check for format and apply required validations on the entered date/amount values.​

Why Animation Matters in Mobile Apps

Why does animation matter in a mobile device? Because I expect my phone to behave like objects in the real world.

Microsoft BUILD Recap

This time last week the expo hall had recently opened and the remaining attendees were heading to the session, "Developing for Windows 10." This is the third BUILD event I've been to and while most everyone was bummed they didn't get a free HoloLens, the sessions didn't disappoint at all.

ComponentOne at GIDS conference

The ComponentOne team was at the GIDS conference recently, where I gave a talk and demo about features of upcoming ASPNET5 and MVC6. It was a great opportunity to interact with  developer community and hear their ideas and views about technology trends. In general, there was excitement about the path Microsoft has taken by making the ASPNET5 project open source and the improvements that it has done to the platform.

Xamarin and PhoneGap Comparison

Cross-Platform Development

NgModel on Wijmo InputNumber Control

In this blog post, I will show you how you can create a Wijmo 5 InputNumber control using AngularJS which will bind this InputNumber control to an ngModel validator ( even only ) directive that will alert the user if an odd number is to be submitted on our form. After we have done this, I will show you how to add debounce functionality to the same control.

Build vs. Buy: 3 Reasons to Build a Control, and 3 Reasons to Buy

To build or buy a control. How much are you willing to pay to make your life easier? What’s an hour of your time worth? Explore 3 thoughts on when to build and when to buy a control for your next project

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Webcast: ActiveReports - An Introduction

Recently I hosted a webinar for an audience who were new to ActiveReports. We called it ActiveReports - An Introduction. After a great response during registration, I was looking forward to interacting with the audience during the sessions. The audience did not let me down. We had a great turnout for both sessions.

What's New in Spread 8

In this article, you will find new features and enhancements added to Spread v8 categorized by platform.

What's New in Spread 7

In this article, you will find new features and enhancements added to Spread v7 categorized by platform and minor release.

What's New in ComponentOne ASP.NET Web Forms Edition in 2015V1

The 2015V1 version of ASP.NET WebForms Edition has been released, with this release we have renamed "Studio for ASP.NET Wijmo" Web Forms version to ASP.NET Web Forms Edition, with 2015 V1, we are also releasing new MVC controls with ASP.NET MVC Edition.

ComponentOne ASP.NET MVC Edition released!

ComponentOne Studio 2015 V1 has been released. We are pleased to introduce a new ASP.NET MVC edition which has a set of modern UI controls built upon the latest cutting edge technologies like HTML5, CSS3, ECMA5 without making compromises to support legacy browsers. Inside ComponentOne ASP.NET MVC you will find fast and lightweight controls ranging from data management to data visualization, project templates, and professionally designed themes. These controls are very easy to use and support various server side actions, you can take advantage of the controls at client side using the rich client side API. Get your copy of ComponentOne Studio and select MVC to install the all new ASP.NET MVC edition.

Visible State Change for DOM Elements

After 5 years of JS widget/component development at Wijmo, I can safely say: we need a visible state change event for DOM elements.