ITSBITS Inc. needed to build a new Windows 8 application that
would provide dynamic response to large, fast-changing data sets.
At the same time, the company had to respond to a fast time to
market as well as the Microsoft approval process for inclusion in
the Windows 8 Store. By utilizing custom controls provided by
ComponentOne and its Studio for WinRT XAML product, ITSBITS
was able to meet these challenges and even lay the groundwork
for deploying its application across more devices and platforms.
Video Case Study: Watch how Michael Stark, owner & developer at StarkNetwork.com used ComponentOne FlexGrid, Date Time Editors, and Calendar control to build a POS application for his clients.
Stewart set out to review multiple control vendor offerings for the Silverlight
platform. He specifically wanted to share his experience with fellow developers on
his love for Silverlight and the grids, charts, and other controls inside ComponentOne OLAP for Silverlight.
After hours of testing our code and the ComponentOne control, we were satisfied... this was more like it. The control is a bit easier to use than that of the competitor proved to be - see the code lines below - and if you feed it a different set of data and let it re-graph, it is dynamic. The graph changes with it as you’d expect.
Bit-Wizards designed the EPARS retirement finance tool for TSA Consulting Group, which lets employees of school systems across the country manage their retirement accounts. Users can manage funds and generate reports through the EPARS web interface.
Schoolwires realized an overall efficiency gain having one library and estimate they saved hundreds of hours given Wijmo reduced the effort of building, maintaining and customizing, and the complexities involved in the system.
Rusty Johnson, CTO of SharpCloud, described how using ComponentOne FlexGrid for Silverlight, a powerful, full-featured third-party grid control, provides SharpCloud users a way to get their data in and out effectively. “ComponentOne FlexGrid is brilliant,” said Johnson.
Farrokh Tabatabai, Ph.D. from LifeLink Foundation, Inc., Tampa, Florida uses ComponentOne Studio Enterprise components and has created an application to view information collectively with ComponentOne FlexGrid.
The extensive programmatic control you get with ActiveReports allows ICS a fine degree of control over the chart object so they could really customize the look.
Since the days of Microsoft Visual Basic® 6 and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), Jogninder S. Nahil of StarPrint Limited has been marketing add-ins to print, preview, and export the source code in a color-coded professional style. At a very early stage in StarPrint Limited’s development, they made a decision to use ready out-of-the-box print/preview components because the cost of development and maintenance of such controls is high. They opted to focus their resources on developing products ready to market rather than developing print/preview controls.
By using the Microsoft tools and ComponentOne controls, customers can complete design and testing tasks in a streamlined environment. ComponentOne states that customers can cut development time from days to minutes while building more compelling user interfaces.
With a year’s worth of backlogged case management reports, the Automobile Insurers Bureau was faced with an outsourced development project failure and was without an automated Case Management system. The company turned to ComponentOne Studio for WinForms, a suite of 60+ .NET controls and ComponentOne Doc-To-Help, a Help-authoring solution to create a new automated system in six weeks; the same project that the outsourced party wasn’t able to accomplish in ten months.
Tom Sullivan from LogixPower, a non-profit organization located in San Diego, California uses ComponentOne Studio for ASP .NET and has enhanced an existing online application to view and create classroom events including quizzes, tests, special assignments, and other events using ComponentOne Calendar (C1Calendar) and ComponentOne Scheduler (C1Schedule).
With an important trade show only two months away, automated microanalysis solution provider ASPEX Corporation had only a short time to add rich reporting and graphing functionality to its Perception MQA (Metal Quality Analyzer) software. The company used ComponentOne Studio for WinForms 2008—a suite of more than 60 .NET Framework components—to quickly and easily add the desired functionality in only six weeks, meeting its deadline and saving roughly 75 percent in software development costs.
By using the Visual Studio development system together with GrapeCity components, Precision.BI is able to deliver rich applications with limited development resources.
There is great satisfaction in giving back to the community and Brisinger Group, a provider of software and Web site solutions, has found a way to harness their developers’ talents to assist nonprofit organizations. Together with ComponentOne, they are now able to offer nonprofit organizations solutions to their Web site and internet tool needs.
Point North Consulting is a business process and computer consulting practice with a presence in Florida (Orlando), Colorado (Denver), and Southern California. Among their clients’ diversified needs is the requirement for complete and well-written printable user reference guides as well as compatible online Help systems.
A la mode, inc. provides real estate software applications for real estate professionals. Their products provide solutions for writing appraisals, accepting loan applications, managing inspection orders, and selling homes.
HD Dimensions was challenged with the objective of creating a simple yet easy to use professional looking help system. They needed to provide users with critical information and easy access on step-by-step processes for enterprise management systems, and therefore enable them to perform necessary tasks and operations. HD Dimensions updated, re-organized and re-formatted the source word documents, and added advanced searching and indexing capabilities by way of Doc-To-Help.
ALSTOM Transportation Inc. subway car technicians, swamped with the manual tasks necessary to track and search for electrical wires, longed for a fast and easy alternative. As a result, the developers at ALSTOM designed an application that addressed this need with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2 and ComponentOne’s suite of tools for the Microsoft .NET Framework, Componentone Studio for .NET 2005.
Bair Software developed a crime fighting application known as Automated Tactical Analysis of Crime (ATAC), and with the help of ComponentOne Studio Enterprise ActiveX components, the software allows law enforcement officials to identify, analyze and solve criminal activity. Previously analysts or investigators typically read every police report and attempted to match crimes on series of similarities via memory. In a typical department, this process could take 1-2 hours of reading per day. Once a series of similarities is identified it takes an additional 4-8 hours of analysis. With ATAC analysts are able to reduce the search time to minutes and the analysis to seconds.
Miracle Software, a company who provides data analysis business
technologies, developed Polaris.NET, a powerful and robust application that supports data-driven business activities by providing universal access to any data source. ComponentOne True DBGrid for .NET was a great fit for Miracle Software because it enabled them to rapidly create data analysis functionality easily.
Applied PC Systems, a company who provides business-planning software, developed Strategy Map, a refreshing alternative to current balanced scorecard and strategy map software. This program is great for keeping track of business plan objectives and initiatives as well as defining each step for goals with the utilization of a Strategy Map. It was created with ComponentOne Studio for .NET and has been made available to thousands of users who otherwise could not afford it. Additionally, it provides the users with a free quality version that has no “nag” screens.
Hospitals and Biomed departments needed an application that enabled them as part of their daily work to easily locate and keep track of their assets, work orders for technicians, maintenance orders, requests and more. ComponentOne Reports for .NET was a great fit for this Four Rivers Software project because it enabled them to rapidly create reports on the fly and allow the user to modify report properties. Previously reports were created in-house then given to the hospitals and Biomed departments.
Contract analytical chemistry laboratories perform analysis services for pharmaceutical companies, research labs, and universities. These laboratories analyze samples and inform the customer what quantities of specified elements, usually carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen, exist in the sample. To provide accurate and fast results, Seton Software Development, Inc. developed comprehensive and improved reporting functionality with ComponentOne Preview™ for .NET and ComponentOne VSVIEW® 8 Classic Edition.
Exam Engine, created by Platte Canyon Multimedia Software Corporation, enables users to easily create database-driven SCORM-conformant exams without any programming in ASP.NET. Users can easily pull questions randomly by objective, email results to a manager, easily update questions and objectives, plus much more.
Cocoon Technologies Software AG needed to develop Help files and user documentation for new software in JavaHelp and printed manual formats. They selected ComponentOne Doc-To-Help because they needed to concentrate most of their efforts on the information development and content writing process, along with the need to quickly and productively implement their Help systems without spending too much time learning and setting up a Help authoring tool.
When the association of past and present crew members of the Great Ship Nimitz wanted to update its static Web site, it turned to Web developers Mrozek and Associates. Mrozek built them a new Web site with Visual Basic .NET and ASP.NET, as well as ComponentOne PayPal e-commerce controls. The site went live in only six weeks, with real-time credit-card processing.
Problem Solving Enterprises needed to design a Web application for an insurance company client that would educate consumers about variable annuity retirement options and to help them decide upon an investment allocation plan. So they developed a financial and retirement planning Web application utilizing ComponentOne® Studio Enterprise controls. Studio Enterprise allowed them to quickly develop the site at a low cost.
Computers have become an integral part of the education system. Quick and trouble-free access to new user accounts for students and staff members is now more critical than ever, especially when accessing a user account for the first time. Ongoing maintenance to user account information and the constant creation of new user accounts created a serious issue for School District 67. To provide a streamlined and efficient user account maintenance process, School District 67 implemented a custom solution utilizing ComponentOne® Studio for ActiveX controls including True DataControl™ 8, True DBList™ Pro 8, and True DBInput™ Pro 8. The solution provided a trouble-free standardized account creation process, and the ability to add/update accounts, either one-at-a-time or in bulk, quickly, efficiently and error-free.
It’s no secret that the health industry requires change to effectively manage the growing needs of providers, payers, and most importantly patients. To meet these needs and offer cutting edge technology that offer real solutions, Hands On Technology chose ComponentOne FlexGrid™ for Mobile Devices to implement a mobile physical therapy documentation solution. With the initial release of their product, TheraWriter.PT, clinics across the United States are able to utilize this technology to reduce their time-consuming documentation efforts.
In the real estate industry, building and property data is typically collected and stored in file folders, drawing tubes and loose collections of spreadsheets and PDF documents. The time it takes to search through volumes of disparate data to find useful information directly impacts productivity. To remedy this problem, Vertaco decided to provide a streamlined solution for end users to catalog, manage, maintain and report on any aspect of a property or building facility.
Useful Engineering needed to develop an application for a manufacturing company that would eliminate stacks of paper, inconsistent data and hard to use Excel spreadsheets, as well as reduce the time it takes to find and navigate through critical information. They created this application by utilizing ComponentOne VSFlexGrid™ Pro to pull together related pieces of data (engineering and financial), and the items associated with each including parts coupled with price quotes, parts coupled with sales orders, and part specifications. As a result of this application, what used to typically take over an hour to find is now found in less than several minutes.