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Finding the Best .NET Report Designer

With .NET reporting tools, trying to balance the ease and accessibility of a great report designer with its power and capabilities can be a challenge.

Web Components Introduction: Creating Custom HTML Elements in 2018

The Web Components specification is an emerging collection of technologies that allows you to define encapsulated, custom HTML elements in front-end web apps. Web Components allows you to essentially create your own declarative API for defining UIs.

Wijmo Build 5.201801.462 is Available - with Web Components

Build 462 has released. It includes an exciting new interop with web components (beta) and some nice new PDF and ReportViewer features. It also includes a fix for license validation in older versions of chrome.

Microsoft Build - All about Azure and Office 365

We’re a few days into Microsoft’s Build developer event, and it’s clear that Microsoft is happy to embrace its new platforms while still giving some thought to the older ones.

Microsoft Build 2018: Preview & Expectations Podcast from 4Devs

Check out our latest Microsoft Build 2018 predictions as we prepare to head to Seattle for the latest in Microsoft developer news.

Build Recap: Opportunities and a Bright Future

MS Build 2017 marked the first year Microsoft held the Build conference in Seattle. I arrived in Seattle on Tuesday afternoon, and it was the first time I visited this beautiful city. It was also the first time I used Uber. I booked an UberX through the App, and after several minutes a Toyota Prius arrived in the parking lot designated for Uber service in the airport, so it was pretty easy.

Webinar Tomorrow: Get Started with JavaScript Frameworks!

May 24: Get Started with JavaScript Frameworks (and select one for your team)

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

May 24: Get Started with JavaScript Frameworks (and select one for your team)

MSBuild 2017 Review: Great Technology for All Developers

Last week, I had to opportunity to attend Microsoft Build 2017. Before arriving, I must say that my expectations were high, but I was clueless about what Microsoft had in store for this event.

Report from MS Build 2017: Mixed Reality, A High Building, and the Realization that I am Not Neo

I've spent the last few days at Microsoft Build 2017 meeting literally hundreds of developers. We've talked JavaScript, we've talked Xamarin and .NET and reporting, and on this last morning, I'm tired but looking forward to another great day chatting with prospective customers.

Microsoft announces XAML Standard

Today Microsoft revealed that they're taking a big step to unify XAML across many of their platforms. The new common markup language that they're calling XAML Standard will finally let you share XAML between Xamarin.Forms and UWP. This is an important step for Microsoft, and builds on the groundwork that they laid with .NET Standard and Xamarin acquisition last year. This also makes the U in UWP feel significantly more universal.

CodeStock 2017 Recap

GrapeCity Developer Tools recently sponsored and attended the CodeStock event in Knoxville TN on May 5th and 6th. It was a great event where we got to speak with many different developers, coders, managers, and other IT professionals.

Microsoft Build 2017 Predictions and Wishes

Microsoft Build 2017 is fast approaching, and every year it's fun to try to anticipate what Microsoft might announce.

Video: 4 Devs Talk Microsoft Build

GrapeCity's Kelley Ricker, Christian Gaetano, Troy Taylor and Justin Mack discuss what they'd like to see at Microsoft Build 2017.

Video: 4 Devs Talk Xamarin Edition, Angular 4, and an Upcoming Ebook

GrapeCity's Kelley Ricker, Christian Gaetano, Troy Taylor and Justin Mack discuss the new ComponentOne Xamarin Edition beta release, what's new with Angular 4, and Christian's upcoming ebook!

Take Your Kid to GrapeCity Day!

It's been another swell celebration of Take Your Kid to Work Day, with several proud parents bringing their kiddos in to experience the world of GrapeCity and computer software. Resident IT guy Trevor Piotrowski kicked off the morning with the thing kids love best: destruction. After walking the assembled through all the different components--hard drive, motherboard (which elicited some giggles), DVD, RAM--the kids set about pulling them apart.

Build 2017, here comes GrapeCity!

If you were one of the lucky folks to snatch up Build 2017 passes before they sold out, I hope you'll stop by the GrapeCity booth on the expo floor. I'll be there, handing out our famous socks and answering basic questions about ComponentOne Studio, Wijmo, Xuni, ActiveReports, and Spread.

Introducing the ComponentOne Xamarin Edition (beta)

The ComponentOne Xamarin Edition beta has been released! It brings a number of changes and enhancements over Xuni controls. Major additions like UWP support and enhanced controls round out this beta release.

StackOverflow's 2017 Developer Survey: Loved and Dreaded Languages, Tabs and Spaces

At GrapeCity, we look forward every year to the results from StackOverflow's excellent developer survey. The research is invaluable to help us develop our roadmaps, understand where developers are headed, and what they're thinking about. Here are a few highlights from my first glance at the StackOverflow Developer Survey Results.

Improve UWP performance with .NET Native 1.6

Good news to UWP developers: along with the new Visual Studio 2017, Microsoft has released .NET Native 1.6, which fixes a lot of the performance issues you may have experienced with Visual Studio 2015.