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Mateen Firoz

Mateen first joined GrapeCity as a Technical Engagement Engineer in 2010. Five years later, he became Product Manager for the ActiveReports product line. In this role, he is responsible for defining strategy and new product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle. He loves finding solutions to “How-to” reporting questions. In his personal life, Mateen and his family enjoy volunteering in the community.

Recent Posts

How to Drill Through Reports in ActiveReports | Video Demo

In this video, we’re going to show how to drill through from one report to another.

Data Binding in .NET Reporting | Video Demo

In this video, we’re going to show data binding using the ActiveReports end user designer.

How to Add a Parameter to your Report | Video Demo

In this video, we’ll show how easy it is to work with parameters in ActiveReports.

How to Create a .NET Report | Video Demo

This video demo illustrates how to create a .NET report in ActiveReports.

How to create a .NET report with ActiveReports

In this post, we’ll demonstrate a how to create a .NET report in ActiveReports. The video demo takes you through this step-by-step process.

Codestock 2018: Friends, Fun, and Code

Read about GrapeCity's recent road trip to Codestock 2018. All in all, Codestock is an awesome event to attend. With dedicated staff and volunteers, stimulating sessions, great food, great attendees, and a beautiful city, there is not much left wanting.

Final ActiveReports 11 service packs now available

The third and final service packs are now available for ActiveReports 11 and ActiveReports 11 Server.

ActiveReports 12, Service Pack 1 has arrived

The first Service Packs for ActiveReports 12 and ActiveReports 12 Server have released, and they include multiple much-requested features from customers.

How to display BLOB images from a SQLite database

Learn how to display BLOB images from a SQLite databse in ActiveReports.

How to use SubReports in Page Reports

As of ActiveReports 12, you can use subreports in page reports. Page report types are great for creating highly-structured reports such as billing statements, forms, and catalogs.

How to create an RDL report in code

While RDL reports are easy enough to create in a designer, you may need to conditionally manage data-binding of a page or report at run time. Or you might need to make a minor change to the layout of a report based on some user input. In short, you need to create an RDL report in **code**. This blog walks you through that process, and you can also download the sample code to use in your report app.

Video: What's New in ActiveReports 12 Developer Webinar

The ActiveReports 12 Server webinar is available for viewing at your leisure. Learn about Dataset Joins, subreports, CSV export, and more.

ActiveReports 12 Releases

ActiveReports 12 and ActiveReports 12 Server have released! New features include customized installation, CSV and JSON exports, report templates, and more.