ESSENTIAL STUDIO 2014 VOLUME 3

  • Deploy Predictive Analytics solutions within .NET applications.
  • Brand new suite of controls for LightSwitch HTML client.
  • 5 new controls for Windows Forms
  • Powerful visualization and reporting frameworks for Xamarin.Forms

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Predictive Analytics

This is the most exciting new product included in this release. Essential Predictive Analytics is a .NET execution engine that can execute PMML models and provide real-time results from within your .NET applications without any third-party dependencies.

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Model using R, SAS, and SPSS

Easily develop powerful models to predict the future based on past data using R, SAS, or SPSS. The developed model can then be serialized in Predictive Model Markup Language format and deployed using .NET.

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No deployment fees

Essential Predictive Analytics is included with Syncfusion Essential Studio. As with the rest of Essential Studio, there are absolutely no runtime fees or royalties whether you deliver to a small group of users or to millions around the planet.

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Deploy anywhere

Our predictive analytics solution can be deployed in any environment in which a .NET runtime is present. You can even deploy to the Microsoft HDInsight Hadoop platform and evaluate millions of data points.

JavaScript

The JavaScript suite has received significant updates for displaying and editing data, especially for the Chart, Grid, and Schedule controls. Diagram control connectors can be edited, and diagrams can be localized for any region and exported as an image. Gantt control updates include schedule modes, segment spacing, and drag-and-drop connector line editing. In addition, tooltips are now supported for OLAP Grid, OLAP Client users can dynamically change chart types, and bubble legends are available for the Maps control.

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Chart Control

Column, bar, pie, doughnut, stacked column, and stacked bar chart types can all be displayed as 3-D charts.

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New radial menu

The RadialMenu control provides a circular context menu that presents menu items around a center button.

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Report Viewer control

View, print, and export reports in JavaScript and draw data from SSRS to update reports easily within the control.

LightSwitch HTML

Essential Studio for LightSwitch HTML client provides more than 15 control extensions for creating data-driven line-of-business applications easily in the LightSwitch environment. This studio includes a rich selection of controls including a data grid, chart, maps, tree maps, gauges, text boxes, date picker, time picker, and much more.

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Chart control

The Chart control extension for LighSwitch HTML is a visually stunning charting component that is also easy to use. It includes all the common chart types ranging from line charts to specialized financial charts. The Chart control’s rich feature set includes data binding, multiple axes, trackball support, drill-down operations, and zooming.

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ReportViewer control

The ReportViewer extension is a visualization control for viewing Microsoft SSRS RDL and RDLC files on a web page.It is powered by HTML 5 and JavaScript. It supports binding dataSources and parameters to the reports, and has support for exporting, paging, zooming, and printing the report.

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DataGrid control

The DataGrid control for LightSwitch is a feature-rich control that includes built-in support for data binding, editing, filtering, grouping, paging, frozen rows and columns, foreign key columns, summary rows and caption summaries for individual groups, and detail templates. By enabling the adaptive grid feature, the grid can be used on desktops, tablets, and phones.

ASP.NET MVC

Essential Studio for ASP.NET MVC updates include a new ReportViewer control, which enables users to print, view, and export MVC reports in HTML 5. OLAP Client features have also been revised to include filtered tree views.

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Chart control

Column, bar, pie, doughnut, stacked column, and stacked bar chart types can all be displayed as 3-D charts.

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New radial menu

The RadialMenu control provides a circular context menu that presents menu items around a center button.

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ReportViewer control

View, print, and export reports in ASP.NET MVC and draw data from SSRS to update reports easily within the control.

ASP.NET

Essential Studio for ASP.NET updates include a new ReportViewer control, which enables users to print, view, and export reports in HTML 5. OLAP Client features have also been revised to include filtered tree views.

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Chart control

Column, bar, pie, doughnut, stacked column, and stacked bar chart types can all be displayed as 3-D charts.

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New ColorPicker control

The ColorPicker control provides a rich visual interface for color selection. Users can select a color from professionally designed palettes, or they can create a custom color. The active color can be changed to the color under the pointer by simply clicking.

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ReportViewer control

View, print, and export reports in ASP.NET and draw data from SSRS to update reports easily within the control.

WPF

The Grid and Maps controls include several new options for customization and styling. OLAP Grid users can drill through grid items for detailed information, and OLAP Client menus can be docked to the sides of the screen for a better view of the grid or chart.

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DataGrid control

QTP automation support has been added to the DataGrid control so that it can be recognized by QuickTest Professional.

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Maps control

An interactive legend will change as users interact with control elements, providing additional feedback to the user and eliminating the need for sprawling legends.

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Chart control

Start and end angles can be used to customize the beginning and end of a pie or doughnut chart.

Windows Forms

Five new controls have been added for Windows Forms: BulletGraph, MultiSelectionComboBox, PivotChart, ToggleButton, and TreeNavigator. Several features have also been added to various controls in Windows Forms, including interactive legend support for the Maps control.

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PivotChart control

The PivotChart control is now available for Windows Forms, and includes a variety of options for data charts, buttons, grouping, sorting, filtering, and editing.

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New BulletGraph control

The bullet graph is similar to the commonly used bar chart but can convey much more information within the same space. Customizable color coding and bar settings make visually tracking variable data easier than ever.

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MultiSelectionComboBox control

The MultiSelectionComboBox control provides a list of suggestions based on what a user types in a text box.

WinRT

Syncfusion controls for WinRT include several user-friendly additions for the Maps and OLAP controls, and an innovative Ribbon control makes it easy to create custom applications for touchscreen devices.

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Ribbon control

The Ribbon control includes tabs, buttons, menus, and drop-down features for building ribbon layouts in a Windows-style UI.

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Overview control

The Overview control allows users to zoom in and pan across a diagram.

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Maps control

Bing Maps and OpenStreetMap services can be used to import map images. Users can also zoom in on map selections.

Xamarin

This is an all new suite of controls for Xamarin.Forms that contains six controls, including charts, gauges, tree maps, and file-format manipulation components. User interface elements like the charts and gauges can be configured in a common view using C# or XAML, and will be rendered as native controls on the deployment platforms without any additional work.

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Chart control

The Chart control for Xamarin.Forms is a visually stunning charting component that is also easy to use. It includes all the common chart types ranging from line charts to financial charts.

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Gauge control

The Gauge control for Xamarin.Forms lets you visualize numeric values over a circular scale. The appearance of the gauge can be fully customized to seamlessly integrate with your applications.

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XlsIO

Essential XlsIO for Xamarin is a .NET PCL library that can be used to create and modify Microsoft Excel worksheets from within Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android, and Xamarin.Forms applications.

Other updates

Other Essential Studio platforms, including Silverlight and Windows Phone, have also been updated. Some of the highlights include the introduction of visual style options for the DataGrid control in Silverlight, WPF, and WinRT, and new universal Schedule and RichTextEditor controls for Windows Phone.

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DataGrid control

Nine new visual styles have been added to the DataGrid control to allow users to easily customize the appearance of a grid in Silverlight, WPF, and WinRT.

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Universal Schedule control

Use the Schedule control for universal Windows app to map and schedule appointments and to edit, delete, or customize entries. Color, layout, and localization options are also included.

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Universal RichTextEditor control

The RichTextEditor control supports viewing and editing rich-text content such as images, tables, and lists from .doc, .docx, .rtf, and .txt files within your universal Windows apps.