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What's New in ComponentOne 2021 v2

  • Press Release
  • Aug 11, 2021

This release includes the debut of ComponentOne’s WinUI controls, the newly re-branded Data Services Edition, and .NET 5 features for WinForms, WPF, Blazor, and ASP. NET MVC.

Pittsburgh, PA – August 11th, 2021 GrapeCity, a global provider of award-winning enterprise software development tools, is pleased to announce ComponentOne 2021 v2, the second major software release of the year. The highlights of this release include the debut of WinUI controls for developing modern Windows desktop applications, the newly re-branded Data Services Edition, and features for .NET 5 WinForms, WPF, Blazor, and ASP. NET MVC.

The ComponentOne WinUI Edition is a native UI library for Windows desktop applications based on the WinUI3 framework. While this current version is in beta, customers and downloaders can take advantage of several features, like a powerful datagrid with superior cell customization and high-performance virtualization. The WinUI Edition also includes essential calendar and layout controls, Fluent-designed desktop controls for building the latest Windows applications, and support for WinUI in desktop apps only. With these new controls, .NET developers can fill gaps and extend applications. To learn more about ComponentOne’s beta edition of WinUI, read the release article.

In the 2021 v2 release, the ComponentOne team introduces a new bundle of components for building Windows desktop applications using WinForms controls and Data Services. The newly re-branded Data Services Edition is the team's collection of .NET libraries that make working with data easier across any .NET platform. The new edition allows developers to improve data management by building scalable services that run on any .NET platform. When building WinForms applications, this bundle delivers everything .NET developers need for the data and UI layer. To learn more about what's available in the new Data Services Edition, read the release blog.

"For WinForms developers, we have introduced a new product bundle which combines our WinForms UI controls with our Data Services components, “ said Product Manager Greg Lutz. "It's the perfect bundle of everything we offer that's useful for only WinForms development."

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About GrapeCity
GrapeCity is an award-winning Microsoft Gold Certified Partner 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 over 30 years, GrapeCity has provided enterprises with state-of-the-art developer tools and components, software services, and solutions. For more company information, visit the GrapeCity site.

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