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Add Date Time Pickers to Your .NET MAUI Apps

January 15, 2024
Syncfusion Essential Studio .NET MAUI 2023 Volume 4 simplifies user input with a new Date Time Picker component.

Syncfusion Essential Studio .NET MAUI, available as part of Syncfusion Essential Studio Enterprise, empowers developers with a comprehensive suite of native UI controls, data visualization tools, and performance optimizations for building modern, cross-platform mobile and desktop applications. This professional-grade toolkit leverages the power of C# and XAML, enabling rapid development of stunning and responsive experiences across diverse platforms.

The Syncfusion Essential Studio .NET MAUI 2023 Volume 4 (24.1.41) release adds a new Date Time Picker component. This lets users effortlessly select dates, times, or both, and boasts impressive features like different picker modes (inline, popup, and relative), extensive date and time formatting options, minimum and maximum date restrictions, and granular customization of headers, columns, footers, and selection views. This versatile tool helps you build intuitive and visually appealing UIs for capturing date and time data with ease.

To see a full list of what's new in version 2023 Volume 4 (24.1.41), see our release notes.

Syncfusion Essential Studio .NET MAUI is available as part of Syncfusion Essential Studio Enterprise which is licensed per developer starting with a Team License of up to five developers. It is available as a 12 Month Timed Subscription License which includes support and maintenance. See our Syncfusion Essential Studio Enterprise licensing page for full details.

For more information, visit our Syncfusion Essential Studio .NET MAUI product page.

Quickly Collect User Feedback with Ratings

January 15, 2024
Rating controls allow you to collect structured, numerical data from users that can be easily analyzed and compared.

Rating controls are interactive tools used to measure user satisfaction with content, services, or specific features. They allow users to visually convey their opinions through scales, stars, or other predefined metrics. These systems often display average ratings alongside individual selections, providing valuable insights for improvement and personalized user experiences. Rating controls serve as a bridge between users and creators, fostering dialogue and informing data-driven decisions.

Several Blazor data editor collections provide rating controls including:

  • Syncfusion Essential Studio for Blazor Data Editors (part of Syncfusion Essential Studio Enterprise) offers a precise rating component that supports half stars, custom shapes, and grid integration for interactive reviews.
  • Infragistics Ultimate UI for Blazor Data Editors (part of Infragistics Ignite UI) provides a rating control with support for hover hints, real-time editing, and diverse emoji/icon options.
  • jQWidgets Blazor Data Editors (part of jQWidgets) offers a lightweight and user-friendly rating control which you can customize with stars, hearts, or your own icons.
  • Smart HTML Elements Blazor Data Editors (part of Smart HTML Elements) provides fully customizable ratings with complete control over styles, animations, and behavior.
  • Blazorise Data Editors (part of Blazorise) offers a rating control that supports star or custom icons, ideal for collecting user feedback or building quick review systems in your Blazor applications.

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Add Easy Image Editing to Your Blazor App

January 9, 2024
Syncfusion Essential Studio Blazor 2023 Volume 4 adds a new production-ready image editor component for image manipulation and annotation.

Syncfusion Essential Studio for Blazor (available as part of Syncfusion Essential Studio Enterprise) is a comprehensive UI component library designed to accelerate the development of high-performance, modern web applications using the Blazor framework. It boasts over 85+ responsive, lightweight, and modular components spanning various categories like data visualization, data editing, document processing, and interactive UI elements. This rich repertoire empowers developers to rapidly build user-friendly, feature-rich web interfaces, all with the advantage of seamless integration with both server-side and client-side Blazor applications.

Version 2023 Volume 4 (24.1.41) introduces the production-ready Blazor Image Editor component which allows you to crop, rotate, flip, zoom, and apply filters to your images. You can also add annotations like text, freehand drawings, shapes, and even other images. The Image Editor is designed for ease of use, with a drag-and-drop interface and a customizable toolbar that lets you tailor the editing experience to your specific needs. Additionally, it supports exporting images in various formats, including PNG, JPEG, and SVG, ensuring compatibility with your chosen workflow. The Blazor Image Editor is a valuable asset for any developer looking to add rich image editing capabilities to their Blazor applications.

To see a full list of what's new in version 2023 Volume 4 (24.1.41), see our release notes.

Syncfusion Essential Studio Blazor is available as part of Syncfusion Essential Studio Enterprise which is licensed per developer starting with a Team License of up to five developers. It is available as a 12 Month Timed Subscription License which includes support and maintenance. See our Syncfusion Essential Studio Enterprise licensing page for full details.

For more information, visit our Syncfusion Essential Studio Blazor product page.

Select and Input Colors in Vue Apps

December 4, 2023
Color pickers empower users to choose and apply colors seamlessly across designs and user interfaces.

A color picker is a graphical tool that allows users to select colors from a palette or by adjusting different color parameters. Color pickers are commonly found in graphics software, web development tools, and design applications. They are used to ensure accurate and visually appealing color choices in various creative and technical projects. Color pickers provide an intuitive way to select precise colors, commonly by using sliders for RGB values or hex codes.

Several Vue.js data editor collections provide color pickers including:

  • DevExtreme Complete Data Editors (part of DevExtreme Complete by DevExpress) offers a user-friendly interface for selecting colors, including predefined color palettes.
  • Wijmo Input and Editors (part of Wijmo by MESCIUS) provides a comprehensive color selection experience with features like color sliders and color swatches.
  • Kendo UI for Vue Data Editors (part of Kendo UI by Telerik) delivers a customizable color picker solution with options for popup placement, palette customization, and accessibility support.
  • jQWidgets Data Editors (part of jQWidgets) features a versatile color selection mechanism with support for various color formats and color presets.
  • Syncfusion Essential Studio Data Editors (part of Syncfusion Essential Studio Enterprise) offers a rich set of color selection capabilities, including color sliders and color eyedroppers.

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

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Enhance Data Input Accuracy in WPF Apps

November 30, 2023
Masked text boxes restrict user input to a predefined format, ensuring consistent and error-free information entry.

A masked text box is a data editor that requires the user to input data in a specific format. This control is particularly useful in forms where consistency and accuracy of data are critical, such as phone numbers or social security numbers. The mask ensures that the input conforms to a predefined pattern, reducing errors and streamlining data entry processes.

Several WPF data editor components provide masked input text boxes including:

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