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How to navigate increasing complexity in coding environments

Virtually every enterprise is contending with expanding software development environments.

The search for an app developer: Key questions and considerations

Knowing what to look for in a developer can greatly speed up the process and ensure the success of the resulting application.

Parent Child Relationship in LightSwitch Grids

While working with Grid controls, it is a common requirement to display the data in Parent-Child relation within two grids.

Rise in mobile shopping: Tips for creating successful e-commerce apps

The shift toward mobile endpoints is alive and well within the e-commerce industry.

Just-released Windows Phone 8.1 preview already receiving updates

The Windows Phone 8.1 preview is already on the receiving end of updates, as programmers eagerly anticipate the features and capabilities it will offer when it goes into wide release.

HowTo: Rotate Text in Merged Cells in C1FlexGrid

When using any Grid control, we generally have a requirement to display rotated text in some column or cell. With C1FlexGrid control, customization is always easy because of its ability to integrate with default .Net classes.

5 Cool Features of ActiveReports 8

Reporting is both a dream and a nightmare for any technical personnel.

Microsoft offers info about next versions of ASP.NET, Visual Studio 2013

Microsoft recently began to offer users a preview into the eagerly-anticipated next versions of ASP.NET and Visual Studio 2013.

Rising use of Web-based programs: Tips for building secure cloud apps

As users increasingly leverage their mobile devices for different purposes, it is becoming even more critical to provide enterprise apps and cloud-based programs to prevent shadow IT practices.

Extending C1GridView Editing-EditForm

The C1GridView provides multiple options to edit data, be it client side or server side. It also enhances the editing experience by allowing editing controls. The server side editing now supports default C1Input controls, you can also bind to any other editing control of your choice. However applications may sometime require to show an edit form while editing,best if it is shown inside the grid. Though this functionality is not present out of the box but the C1GridView does allow you to create one by extending it through a few lines of reusable code. Let me walk you through extending C1GridView to implement a editable form like the image below.

How to create impactful, effective data visualizations

To help make better enterprises cases and improve the decision-making process, data visualizations should be established carefully, leveraging certain best practices.

Is HTML5 finally primed for a takeover?

The HTML5 debate wages on, but it's important to understand the facts in order to make a smart decision about its feasibility for your organization.

Make Anything MVVM

Often times when working in WPF and Silverlight we have to perform some action in code-behind that cannot be uncoupled from the view and put in the view model. For instance, a command may affect multiple properties on a UI control or a property may not support binding. Here is a quick set of steps to make tightly coupled code-behind more MVVM-friendly.

AR8 : Creating Reports on the Fly

ActiveReports has been the first choice of developers when it comes to creating hassle free and versatile reports. The extensive API of ActiveReports allows Visual Basic and C# developers to completely control the report processing engine to fit their needs.

Developing a successful app with users in mind

App builders still need to address necessary elements and ensure that the software is viable for employee use.

ComponentOne Unplugged: Getting Started with MVC5 in Visual Studio 2013 with Thomas Robbins

We have a great new video of a session presented by Thomas Robbins, Chief Evangelist at Kentico CMS. Thomas has a standing room only crowd for his session on getting started with MVC 5!  Check out the full session in this episode of ComponentOne Unplugged

Extending ActiveReports Server for multi-tenant ad hoc reporting

In the introduction to multi-tenant reporting, we discussed how ActiveReports Server uses a security provider and security filters to implement custom authentication when you deploy self-service reporting in multi-tenant environments. These are environments in which multiple clients, such as multiple companies, each with its own group of employees, share a single application with access to only their information. This is very common in SaaS applications that need to add reporting.