Words from the CTO
The Era of Intelligence
Bernardo Castilho, Chief Technology
These days when intelligence is discussed, you may hear
the following terms attached: human, artificial,
business, digital, or others. It seems we all try, in
our way, to comprehend or perceive intelligence at the
highest level. In our industry, business intelligence
(BI) is part of many conversations and BI tools are
becoming increasingly popular.
A key area where ComponentOne fits in with BI is with
our ActiveReports product. Self-service reporting is a
powerful business intelligence tool and ActiveReports 8
offers an add-on web-based ad-hoc reporting solution
that enables business users to easily create interactive
Data overload can happen easily but to transform our
data into useful information for business purposes, more
and more of us, developers, end-users and IT pros, are
looking for self-service BI. If you are in this position
as well and are looking to accelerate self-service BI in
2014, put ActiveReports 8 on your list of things to
check out in the new year. You'll be amazed how much
more effectively your BI comes together with
ActiveReports 8 than with other traditional reporting
Learn more about ActiveReports
Getting Started with ThemeRoller for Visual Studio |
Chris Bannon, Product Manager
ThemeRoller for Visual Studio makes designing
beautiful themes for ComponentOne ASP.NET controls easy.
Simply select a SmartTag on any ComponentOne control and
click "Create Theme".
ThemeRoller opens up inside Visual Studio and allows
you to customize a theme without any knowledge of CSS or
the controls. ThemeRoller for Visual Studio can be used
to apply application-wide themes to Studio for ASP.NET
Read the full article.
BlackbookHR Reinvents HR Software
Check out a new case study from BlackbookHR.
BlackbookHR set out to revolutionize the market
by creating a product designed for HR Executives
to analyze & monitor their workforce. To define
the user interface (UI) for Sense and to create
the stunning charts they needed that would
perform at the highest standard, BlackbookHR
turned to Wijmo's library of AngularJS
Geek Rap for INETA's Birthday
To celebrate INETA's 12th birthday, we've
launched the ComponentOne Dev Rap Roundup.
Watch as Russ Fustino, an INETA Lifetime
achievement awardee, performs a
birthday rap to all involved in the INETA
community, then coordinate with your User Group
create your own to win.
In this video, Russ Fustino, Head
of Developer Evangelism at ComponentOne, shows
and HTML5. Learn about responsive Web Design and
why it's important, how to get from the .NET to
HTML5, Ajax, jQuery, jQueryUI, Knockout, MVVM,
and how Wijmo and other third party controls can
make your life easier.
Watch the video.
Upcoming Webcasts: Free to Attend
ActiveReports 8 What's New: Join product manager
Bhupesh Malhotra as he goes over what's new in the
recently released ActiveReports 8. He'll cover new
features and give an overview of the new ActiveReports 8
Server and ad-hoc Report Designer ad-ons.
January 30, 1:00PM (ET)
Introducing Doc-To-Help: This webcast lays out
the essential features and technologies that Doc-To-Help uses to
encompass every aspect of your software documentation project. Topics
covered include customization and creation of the Table of Contents,
Context IDs, and the Index, as well as an overview of how the software
works, tips, tricks, and best practices.
February 5, 3:00PM (ET)
February 19, 3:00PM (ET)
ComponentOne supports and sponsors community and developer
events throughout the world, including conferences, code camps,
tech fests, and user group meetings. If you're attending one of
stop by to say hello!
Survey Center: Tell Us What You Think
Interested in winning BOSE
noise-cancelling headphones? All you have to do is take a
couple minutes to answer ten short questions so we better
understand why you chose our products, how you use them in your
applications, and how we can better help you moving forward. We
welcome your candid and honest feedback. As
thanks, all completed entries will be entered into a drawing for
a pair of BOSE noise-cancelling headphones.