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Let Users Focus on Specific Sections of Chart Data

April 9, 2024
Zooming offers chart developers a way to enhance data analysis allowing users to examine trends, outliers, or details within the chosen data subset.

Zooming functionality in a chart component empowers users to delve deeper into complex datasets. By allowing for magnified views of specific areas, users can identify trends, outliers, and patterns that might be obscured in a broader, more generalized view. This interactivity fosters a richer understanding of the data and facilitates more informed decision-making for end users.

Several Vue.js chart controls support zooming including:

  • DevExtreme Chart (part of DevExtreme Complete by DevExpress) empowers developers with interactive chart zooming for in-depth data exploration.
  • Highcharts Core by Highsoft offers chart zooming through user interaction or programmatic control for in-depth data exploration.
  • Kendo UI for Vue Chart (part of Kendo UI by Telerik) facilitates chart exploration through intuitive zooming capabilities.
  • Wijmo FlexChart and FinancialChart (part of Wijmo by MESCIUS) enables developers to integrate customizable chart zooming for detailed data analysis.

For an in-depth analysis of features and price, visit our comparison of Vue.js Charts.

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Transform JSON Documents to XML with XSLT

April 9, 2024
Oxygen XML Developer 26.1 allows you to use XSLT to seamlessly convert JSON into a format compatible with your existing tools and pipelines.

Oxygen XML Developer empowers developers to write, validate, and debug XML efficiently. This comprehensive suite goes beyond basic editing, offering intelligent functionalities for XML source code, schema design, and XSLT/XQuery development. Streamline your workflows with real-time validation, content assist, and intuitive XML-specific views. As well as XML, Oxygen XML Developer allows you to manage and edit JSON, YAML, WSDL, and more with dedicated editors, seamless conversions, and a robust toolkit.

The Oxygen XML Developer 26.1 release allows you to leverage the familiar power of XSLT stylesheets to seamlessly transform JSON documents into XML. This eliminates the need for complex workarounds and opens up new possibilities for integrating JSON data into your existing XML workflows. By creating and linking custom transformation scenarios to your JSON files, Oxygen XML Developer streamlines the entire process, saving you time and effort.

To see a full list of what's new in version 26.1, see our release notes.

Oxygen XML Developer is licensed per Named or Floating user and is available as a Timed or Perpetual License with support and maintenance subscription. See our Oxygen XML Developer licensing page for full details.

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Improve Build Stability with .NET Test Retry Policies

April 9, 2024
TeamCity On-Premises 2024.03 minimizes wasted development time by automatically retrying failed tests, reducing false positives.

TeamCity On-Premises by JetBrains is a self-hosted solution for Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD). It automates the software build, testing, and deployment process, allowing development teams to identify and fix bugs early, and deliver high-quality software faster. TeamCity On-Premises provides features like on-the-fly build progress reporting, pre-tested commits, and configuration as code for increased development efficiency and control.

The TeamCity On-Premises 2024.03 release adds new .NET test retry policies to help mitigate transient test failures. These are tests that intermittently pass or fail, often due to external factors outside the control of your test code. By retrying failed tests, you can improve the overall stability of your builds and ensure they only fail due to genuine issues.

To see a full list of what's new in version 2024.03, see our release notes.

TeamCity On-Premises is licensed per server and per build agent, and is available as a commercial perpetual license. See our TeamCity On-Premises licensing page for full details.

For more information, visit our TeamCity On-Premises product page.

Build Cross-Platform Reporting Apps with Avalonia UI

April 9, 2024
FastReport Avalonia is a powerful new reporting library that simplifies report generation within cross-platform Avalonia UI applications.

FastReport Avalonia empowers developers to design and generate informative reports within their Avalonia UI applications. This powerful tool offers a familiar visual editor for crafting reports like invoices and financial statements. It seamlessly integrates data processing and exports reports to various formats, including PDF and Excel. Notably, FastReport Avalonia maintains consistent functionality across multiple operating systems, ensuring a unified user experience for your application.

As the latest innovation from Fast Reports, FastReport Avalonia simplifies cross-platform report generation. This versatile component integrates effortlessly within your Avalonia UI application. Developers can create and export reports in various formats across Windows, macOS, and Linux, all from a single codebase. FastReport Avalonia boasts broad compatibility, supporting x64, x86, and even arm64 processor architectures, alongside .NET 6 and later versions. This flexibility empowers developers to leverage a single reporting solution across diverse development environments.

FastReport Avalonia is licensed per named user and is available as a Single Named, Team and Site License. See our FastReport Avalonia licensing page for full details.

Learn more on our FastReport Avalonia product page.

Offer an Intuitive Way to Select Options Using Images

April 9, 2024
Image comboboxes provide a clearer way to identify options, leading to faster, more accurate user selection and improved user experience.

An image combobox is a custom UI component that combines a traditional dropdown menu with the ability to display an image alongside each item. Image comboboxes can enhance user experience by providing a more intuitive way to identify and select options, especially for items that benefit from visual representation. This approach can be particularly useful for non-text-based data or for catering to users who prefer visual cues.

Several JavaScript Data Editor controls support image combobox functionality including:

  • DevExtreme Complete Data Editors (part of DevExtreme Complete by DevExpress) facilitates image combobox creation for intuitive data selection with visuals.
  • Wijmo Input and Editors (part of Wijmo by MESCIUS) empowers developers to build image comboboxes, enhancing user experience.
  • Kendo UI for jQuery Data Editors (part of Kendo UI by Telerik) offers image combobox functionality for clear and efficient item selection.
  • jQWidgets Data Editors (part of jQWidgets) enables the creation of image comboboxes for improved user interaction with visual cues.

For an in-depth analysis of features and price, visit our comparison of JavaScript Data Editors.

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