Pittsburgh, PA - March 16, 2017 - GrapeCity, a component solution provider in the Microsoft Visual Studio Partner Ecosystem and Visual Studio 2017 Sim-Ship Partner, today announced its first major 2017 release for ComponentOne Ultimate, a first-class cross-platform component suite including ComponentOne Studio, Wijmo, and Xuni. This v1 release delivers the fastest and most versatile developer controls available for data management, data visualization, scheduling, input, editing, navigation, layout, and reporting and document generation – all of which integrate seamlessly with Visual Studio 2017.
2017’s first major release introduces several new controls across the suite, including InputPanel for XAML (available in WPF and UWP Editions). One of the most popular controls in the WinForms collection, InputPanel combines multiple input controls into a single control, making advanced data entry forms a simple one-line code implementation. The new control includes multiple textboxes, date and time pickers, a drop-down list, and an assortment of labels and navigation controls. “The InputPanel has always been a hallmark of how GrapeCity strives to make every aspect of application development even easier,” said Jody Handley, product marketing manager at GrapeCity. “Now that it’s available in XAML, developers will be able to easily create new data entry forms across Windows 10 devices.”
Other enterprise-ready advances include five new indicators and overlays to ComponentOne Studio’s all-in-one FinancialChart control for WinForms, UWP, WPF, and ASP.NET MVC, as well as two new charts and three chart features for FlexChart in the same platforms. The new charts, Box-and-whisker and ErrorBar, support GrapeCity Developer Solutions’ roadmap plans to achieve full parity with Excel charts. Also in this release are an OLAP for ASP.NET MVC control, which includes pivot panel, table, and chart. When paired with the new DataEngine component of Web API, OLAP for ASP.NET MVC empowers developers to process and aggregate up to hundreds of millions of records in a fraction of a second.
“Web API, OLAP for ASP.NET MVC, and FinancialChart are all a part of our goal to save time and money for enterprise development teams,” said Handley. “These controls have been designed for with industries like health care and finance in mind: they need to aggregate big data and visualize it in seconds. ComponentOne Ultimate saves time for developers, saves money for enterprises, and creates a great end-user experience. Developers can utilize the GrapeCity Developer Solutions 2017 v1 release to work seamlessly across multiple platforms with a more beautiful and intuitive end result.”
GrapeCity’s developer products extend the capabilities of Visual Studio 2017 by giving developers even more options for creating rich and interactive applications across all platforms. For all the details on the newest release, visit grapecity.com/en/blogs/.
The company offers a no-charge, 30-day trial of GrapeCity ComponentOne Studio that may be downloaded at grapecity.com/download/. Online visitors may also access tutorials, forums, documentation and videos as part of the GrapeCity ComponentOne experience.
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GrapeCity is an award-winning Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, a premier Visual Studio Partner Program member, and one of the world’s largest providers of developer components. The company has more than 850 employees and hundreds of thousands of customers worldwide. For close to 30 years, GrapeCity has provided enterprises around the world with state-of-the-art developer tools and components, software services, and solutions. For more company information, visit grapecity.com/en/about.
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