HTML5 JavaScript DataGrid and PivotGrid Enhancements (v17.2)
Mehul Harry (DevExpress)  -  10/18/2017

HTML5 JavaScript DataGrid and PivotGrid Enhancements (v17.2)

The DevExtreme DataGrid and PivotGrid widgets are getting enhancements for you and your end-users. In the v17.2 release we're adding UI features that help you when working with data in our grids
React Data Grid for Google Material Design
Oliver Sturm (DevExpress)  -  10/18/2017

React Data Grid for Google Material Design

Material-UI (the Material Design React component library) version 1.0 is about to release, and so is our DevExtreme React Grid v1.0 (at the same time as DevExtreme v17.2). The very first pull request that started our work on Material UI integration was merged four months ago. Since then, our Material UI data grid has caught up to its Bootstrap counterpart. In this post I’d like to sum up what has been done to support the Google Material Design Data Table in the DevExtreme React Grid.
DevExtreme ASP.NET MVC Controls – Improvements & New Features in Data Sources (coming soon in v17.2)
Mehul Harry (DevExpress)  -  10/13/2017

DevExtreme ASP.NET MVC Controls – Improvements & New Features in Data Sources (coming soon in v17.2)

The DevExtreme ASP.NET MVC Controls provide a powerful data layer to help you read and write data with our controls. The data layer is invisible but serves an important role for your apps. In fact, we've got a great documentation data layer topic that I recommend reading
New Funnel Chart Widget (Coming soon in v17.2)
Oliver Sturm (DevExpress)  -  10/12/2017

New Funnel Chart Widget (Coming soon in v17.2)

A Funnel Chart is a type of chart often used to visualize a value at different stages of a process and to assess value changes throughout those stages. Funnels are useful to identify potential issues in processes.
Use DevExtreme ASP.NET MVC Controls easily in ASP.NET Core 2.0
Mehul Harry (DevExpress)  -  10/02/2017

Use DevExtreme ASP.NET MVC Controls easily in ASP.NET Core 2.0

In August 2017 Microsoft released the ASP.NET Core 2.0 framework. This major update packs a lot of new features as their announcement blog post makes clear
DevExtreme MVC Client-Side Validation: [Required] Attribute Changes (17.1.6)
Mehul Harry (DevExpress)  -  09/18/2017

DevExtreme MVC Client-Side Validation: [Required] Attribute Changes (17.1.6)

We received some feedback from our customers about an issue with how the DevExtreme MVC CheckBox Control handles client-side validation.
DevExtreme on GitHub: Pre-Releases, Sprints, & Upcoming Demos
Mehul Harry (DevExpress)  -  09/11/2017

DevExtreme on GitHub: Pre-Releases, Sprints, & Upcoming Demos

Back in March 2017, we began to publicly host our DevExtreme source code on GitHub. One of the benefits of GitHub source hosting is that we can provide developers with 'pre-release' builds easily.
Oliver Sturm (DevExpress)  -  09/01/2017

Announcing a DevExtreme Project Generator

Getting started is the hardest part.
Oliver Sturm (DevExpress)  -  08/25/2017

Localizing DevExtreme

We often hear questions around topics of localization and globalization for our DevExtreme widgets. This is not surprising, since we’re talking about a complex topic area — more complex than many developers realize, especially at the beginning of new projects!
Oliver Sturm (DevExpress)  -  08/22/2017

ClojureScript for the DevExtreme React Grid

I had a question recently about ClojureScript and how easy it would be to use the DevExtreme React Grid with that language and environment. ClojureScript is a functional language, which is a concept that works very well with React.
Oliver Sturm (DevExpress)  -  08/17/2017

DevExtreme React Grid Remote Data Loading - Package and Fiddle

In a recent post, I described a plugin for the purpose of loading data from a remote service.
Oliver Sturm (DevExpress)  -  08/17/2017

MongoDB and DevExtreme News - Data Servers Made Easy

Several months ago, I announced the library devextreme-query-mongodb, which can be used to query MongoDB with parameters in the format supported by our DevExtreme UI widgets. You can find the original announcement here, and the library has its home on github here.