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Alex Ivanenko

With more than 30 years of experience in the software industry, Alex Ivanenko takes the lead on GrapeCity projects as a program manager for Wijmo. For Alex, the most impressive thing about working at GrapeCity is how many people from different countries of origin can comprise one team, working together productively and respectfully despite possible political tensions between countries. When he's not working, Alex enjoys travelling, fishing, and picking mushrooms.

Recent Posts

Using TypeScript Enums in Angular Templates

TypeScript offers a very convenient feature, Enum:

Integrating Wijmo Controls with Module Loaders and Bundlers

We’ve recently received a barrage of questions regarding Wijmo integration with various module loaders and bundlers (like SystemJS, WebPack, Angular CLI, etc), which is possible, but requires a number of extra steps. We also received a question about Wijmo npm installation, which is tightly coupled with the former.

Video: Creating an Angular 2 Application with Wijmo Controls Session at Echo 2016

GrapeCity has been developing JavaScript products for over six years, and in summer of 2016, hosted two global conferences on JavaScript in Seoul and Tokyo. Chris Bannon, Wijmo product manager, and Alex Ivanenko, program manager, presented two talks to their audiences. This recording is from Alex's presentation in Tokyo.

Using Class Inheritance to Create a Custom Component in Angular 2

As part of the Angular 2 custom component series, today we’re looking into how to create a custom component by inheriting a base class. Specifically, we’ll create an InheritedGrid by deriving it from the Wijmo’s WjFlexGrid component.

Creating Custom Components in Angular 2: Inheritance or Aggregation?

In this blog series, we’ll look at the two primary methods of creating a reusable custom component in Angular 2: class inheritance and aggregation. We’ll look at the pros and cons of each method and dive into their implementations.

Using Aggregation to Create a Custom Component in Angular 2

As part of the Angular 2 custom component series, today we’re looking into how to create a custom component using aggregation.

Introducing the Angular 2 Explorer for Wijmo 5

Update (5/11/2016): Our Angular 2 components now support NG2 RC. We plan to officially release our components when Angular 2 ships. Learn more about our Angular 2 support.