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Pivoting data in Microsoft Dynamics 365 using Wijmo OLAP

The numerous entities and records in the back-end that generally compose Dynamics 365 applications can make it difficult for business analysts to analyze their data on a day-to-day basis, gather useful information, and then make recommendations to business stakeholders. Although reporting tools can help, they lack the business intelligence required to extrapolate meaningful information to empower the stakeholders to make timely decisions.

Webinar: Get Started with JavaScript Frameworks (and select one for your team)

Selecting the best JavaScript framework for your project and your team can be a difficult choice. In this webinar, I'll take you through the top five JavaScript frameworks.

Reducing Code Size Using Wijmo

The new year has arrived, and one of my resolutions is to get a little bit leaner by cutting down on my code size!

How to export selected rows of FlexGrid to a PDF file

Recently, I received an inquiry about exporting selected data from a FlexGrid to a PDF document. I found this interesting. While we often brag about the amount of data the FlexGrid can hold, in this case,the user needed only a portion of the data.

How to Create a Dynamic Dashboard in React

A while ago one of our customers asked for a sample showing how to create a “dynamic dashboard”—one like those you can create in the Google Analytics app. The image below shows an example:

VueJS 2.0 Released, and Wijmo Supports It!

VueJS announced recently that Vue.js 2.0 has been officially released, and we're pleased to say that Wijmo supports it! Our framework-agnostic controls mean you canmigrate across frameworks seamlessly, with the same fundamental controls.

How to Filter Hierarchical Data in FlexGrid and Angular

Filtering is an important feature for large data sets and may vary depending on the structure of the data being filtered. In this post, we'll walk through filtering hierarchical data in the FlexGrid control in an Angular application.

Building Great Web Forms with Wijmo

Most web applications use forms to get data from users. Whether the form is made of text boxes, toggles, buttons, checkboxes, or custom controls, web developers need to be purposeful about forms to make users happy and increase conversions.

Create Amazing Dynamic Charts using Wijmo

Good charts turn raw data into information that users can grasp easily. Great charts go beyond that. They tell engaging stories and invite exploration and discovery. This blog describes the process of implementing of one of the greatest charts I have ever seen using the Wijmo library.

Create a Custom StepChart with FlexChart’s itemFormatter

Wijmo 5 FlexChart offers many advanced features and several Chart Types that are standard in visualization tools. You can also manipulate the FlexChart’s appearance to mimic a different Chart Type. In this example, we'll walk through how to create a Step Chart, which is a contiguous line chart that consists of horizontal and vertical lines like the image below.

How to Use Wijmo Controls in ReactJS Apps

Here's a quick introduction on how to use Wijmo controls in your ReactJS applications. As of Build 207, Wijmo officially supports ReactJS.

Spread ASP CRUD SpreadDataBinding

Using CRUD operations with Spread for ASP.NET provides useful database functionality along with an intuitive interface. Spread for ASP.NET has built-in functionality for connecting to a SQL Data Source that can be accomplished in the Design view of Visual Studio.

How to Create Great VueJS Applications Using Wijmo Controls

Here’s a quick introduction on how to use Wijmo controls in your VueJS applications. As of Build 207, Wijmo officially supports VueJS. Wijmo currently supports Vue 1.x and is working on support for Vue 2.x to be released in the future.

Spread ASP CRUD ADO.NET Binding

Using CRUD operations with Spread for ASP.NET provides useful database functionality along with an intuitive interface. You can use ADO.NET code and a SQL Server with Spread for ASP.NET with just a little bit of coding to connect everything.

Allow Users to Control Grid Settings with FlexGrid and Angular 2

FlexGrid allows you to access many different options and properties of the control to customize and configure behaviors to meet project needs. But in some cases, you may want to empower your end user with control of certain features of the Grid without cluttering up your user interface with controls. In this blog, we'll dive into how to add a glyph to the FlexGrid, allowing the users to configure their own interface and keep the page looking clean. By exposing properties or behaviors to the end user and using a data binding framework such as Angular 2, you can easily make a menu so end users can customize on the fly.

Sticky Headers: A Case Study in Customer-Driven Development

The FlexGrid, first developed 20 years ago, has evolved with our customer base, moving into new platforms, devices, and frameworks as the market demands. We’ve recently developed a new feature, Sticky Headers, with one of our customers. While it was inspired by and developed with one of our largest customers, it benefits all of our customers, and as a result, Wijmo as a product.

Improve App Performance with Event Debouncing

When interactive applications use events to handle user actions, app performance can suffer. Debouncing resolves that problem by executing the event handler only once. Here's how it works.