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Support Diverse Cell Types in Your Spreadsheet Apps

2月 27, 2024
Enhance the flexibility and insights derived from your data with dedicated cell types for numbers, dates, formulas, and more.

Using varied cell types in spreadsheets enhances organization, efficiency, and clarity. Text-based cells streamline labeling and categorization, while numeric cells enable calculations and analysis. Date and time cells simplify the tracking of schedules and deadlines. Formulas automate complex computations, and logical cells support conditional formatting and decision-making processes. This diversity in cell types optimizes data representation and manipulation, making your spreadsheets more powerful and versatile tools.

Several JavaScript spreadsheet controls offer support for different cell types, including:

  • Telerik Spreadsheet for jQuery offers a variety of cell types including numeric, text, date, and boolean, along with the ability to define custom cell types and formatting.
  • SpreadJS by MESCIUS supports pre-defined cell types such as text, number, date, and formula, as well as custom cell types with user-defined formatting and validation rules.
  • Jspreadsheet Pro provides a range of built-in cell types including numeric, text, date, time, formula, and hyperlink, plus user-defined cell types with custom formatting and validation.
  • Syncfusion Spreadsheet includes various cell types such as general, number, currency, percentage, date, time, and formula, as well as custom cell types with tailored behavior.

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

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Bolster Authentication Security in Your .NET Apps

2月 26, 2024
Rebex products add support for combined password and keyboard-interactive authentication, adding another level of security.

Rebex designs and develops high-quality software components for .NET developers. Its core products are libraries that enable developers to integrate various functionalities like secure file transfer protocols (SFTP, FTP), email communication (IMAP, POP3, SMTP), and network communication (SSH, Telnet) into their applications. Rebex products are used by thousands of developers at more than 10,000 ISVs, corporations, and educational, governmental and non-profit organizations around the world.

The latest releases from Rebex add support for both password and keyboard-interactive authentication. By adding a layer of interaction beyond just a password, keyboard-interactive authentication helps to reduce the risk of unauthorized access. The following Rebex products have been updated:

Rebex products are licensed per developer and are available as a Perpetual License with a 1 Year Support Contract which includes priority support and all software updates. See our Rebex licensing page for full details.

Effortlessly Compare MSI Files and Identify Changes

2月 26, 2024
Master Packager v24.2.8811 streamlines MSI deployments by adding side-by-side comparisons that pinpoint version differences at a glance.

Master Packager is an application packaging tool for creating and modifying Microsoft Windows Installer files such as MSI and MST, as well as for repackaging other installations to MSI format. With this tool, it is possible to fully automate repackaging which will increase quality and reduce human errors as capturing, building and applying templates can be fully automated.

Master Packager v24.2.8811 introduces the ability to compare two Microsoft Installer (MSI) files. This functionality facilitates the detection of additions, deletions, and modifications between installer packages, such as in file structure, properties, components, registry entries, embedded files, and so on. MSI comparisons streamline software development and deployment by enhancing version control, ensuring update compatibility, and facilitating efficient troubleshooting, leading to more stable and consistent installations.

To see a full list of what's new in v24.2.8811, see our release notes.

Master Packager is licensed per user and is available as a perpetual license with 1 year of maintenance. See our Master Packager licensing page for full details.

For more information, see our Master Packager product page.

Add Cross-Platform Printing to Your .NET Apps

2月 26, 2024
IronPrint for .NET offers developers a robust printing solution with easy integration and support for Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android.

IronPrint for .NET is designed to simplify and streamline the integration of printing functionalities into your applications. It prioritizes accuracy, ease of use, and speed, allowing developers to efficiently generate high-quality printed outputs from various data sources within their software. IronPrint for .NET empowers developers with comprehensive control over the printing process. It allows for both silent printing (Windows only) and printing with a user-friendly dialog box. It offers granular customization options including paper size, orientation, DPI, number of copies, printer selection, margin adjustments, and grayscale printing. IronPrint for .NET provides valuable functionalities for retrieving printer information, including a list of available printers on various platforms (Windows, iOS, and Android). This rich feature set empowers developers to create applications that cater to diverse printing needs and user preferences.

IronPrint for .NET is licensed based on the number of developers, organization locations and projects, and is available as a Perpetual license with one free year of product updates and support services. See our IronPrint for .NET licensing page for full details.

IronPDF for .NET is available to buy in the following products:

Modernize Your XML with DTD to XSD Conversion

2月 26, 2024
Transforming Document Type Definition to XML Schema offers improved validation, namespace support, and compatibility.

DTD to XSD conversion is the process of translating the structure and validation rules defined in a Document Type Definition (DTD) into an XML Schema Definition (XSD). Both define the structure of XML documents, DTD is an older method for defining the legal building blocks of an XML document, whereas XSD offers richer capabilities and stricter validation. Conversion involves mapping DTD elements, attributes, and constraints to their equivalent XSD counterparts, handling differences like content models and data types. XSD offers several advantages over DTD, including support for data types, namespaces, and greater extensibility, which allows for more precise and comprehensive definitions of XML document structures.

Several structured document tools allow you to convert DTD to XSD, including:

For an in-depth analysis of features and price, visit our comparison of structured document tools.

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