Feb 8, 2017
Mehul Harry (DevExpress)

Getting Started with Angular 2 + DevExtreme

Now that DevExtreme has official support for Angular 2, I want to show you how easy it is to get started.

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Jan 19, 2017
Mehul Harry (DevExpress)

Angular 2 now officially supported with DevExtreme v16.2.4

The DevExtreme v16.2.4 release is now available and with it comes the official support for the Angular 2 framework.

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Nov 30, 2016
Mehul Harry (DevExpress)

DevExtreme: Advanced Responsive Layout

Mobile devices come in different screen sizes and resolutions and nearly all of them are connected to the world wide web (aka internet). Due to this variety, web developers have a tough job to make sure our websites look good for both desktop and mobile browsers.

To help you make responsive websites, these DevExtreme widgets have features that are optimized for use on a mobile device: dxDataGrid, dxForm, dxMenu, dxToolBar and dxScheduler. For example, compare the dxDataGrid on tablet and phone devices:

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Nov 17, 2016
Mehul Harry (DevExpress)

How to add DevExpress ASP.NET MVC Wrappers in Visual Studio (Now Available in v16.1.8)

We just released DevExtreme v16.1.8 and added a helpful new Visual Studio integration feature. You can now right-click on your Visual Studio project and enable it to start using the DevExtreme MVC wrappers. Here are the steps:

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Nov 10, 2016
Mehul Harry (DevExpress)

US Election Results - Angular 2 and DevExtreme Data Visualization Demo

To help illustrate some of the data visualization capabilities of DevExtreme, we’ve just published the source for our Presidential Election Results Demo App on GitHub. As you can see in the screenshots below, the app leverages our HTML 5 JavaScript Map widget and a Bar Chart widget:

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Oct 6, 2016
Mehul Harry (DevExpress)

How to add a Chart to your Client-Side PivotGrid

A chart is a great way to visualize data. Did you know that you can easily add a chart to the DevExtreme PivotGrid widget? And the chart will update instantly with the PivotGrid.

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Aug 30, 2016
Mehul Harry (DevExpress)

DevExtreme and Modularity: Bundles, RequireJS, and WebPack

Good news, the DevExtreme widgets are now available as separate modules in the v16.1 release! Modules provide benefits and are key components in Modularity:

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Aug 4, 2016
Tatyana Ryzhenkova (DevExpress)

DevExtreme: New client-side export for Charts and Data Visualization

DevExtreme comes with some really powerful Charting and other data visualization controls like Maps, Gauges and Range widgets. One of the issues faced in the pre-v16.1 versions of our suite was that exporting such a widget to e.g. PNG, JPG or PDF was a bit of a tedious job.

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Jun 6, 2016
Mehul Harry (DevExpress)

New ASP.NET MVC Wrappers for our HTML5-JavaScript Widgets

Great news, we are introducing a new ASP.NET MVC library that provides modern semantic rendering, client-side interactions, and more.

I'm happy to announce the new 'DevExtreme ASP.NET MVC Wrappers'.

We, at DevExpress, decided to allocate a small team of devs from our ASP.NET and DevExtreme groups. This new team has created a new product that combines the best of both worlds - modern HTML5 widgets from DevExtreme and the versatile tooling of ASP.NET MVC in Visual Studio.

Be sure to sign up for the upcoming webinar to learn more, ask questions, and see how it works: DevExtreme ASP.NET MVC Wrappers

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Jun 1, 2016
Don Wibier (DevExpress)

DevExtreme: New project template for WebAPI back-end and client (Coming soon in v16.1)

We already had a very nice project template in the previous versions of DevExtreme which allows you to create an OData service based on an existing database in minutes.

The OData protocol is a data access protocol specifically designed to use a uniform way to query and manipulate datasets. As a result, this service includes CRUD operations and execution of paged/sorted queries.

With another project template – The MultiChannel one – you could then create the base for your DevExtreme app including CRUD operations and views. The project template is able to query the meta-data of the OData service to fetch entities as well as fieldnames and types to create JavaScript models and HTML views. Yet another nice feature made possible by the OData protocol.

One of the more difficult aspects of OData are security and identity aspects. This is something easier done with a WebAPI.

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