NMath integration with Essential Chart

Guest post by Andy Gray, CenterSpace Software When building numerical applications, you'll inevitably be faced with the challenge of taking raw data and computed results and presenting information in a way that makes business sense to the end user. NMath 5.1 added some new visualization features ... [More]

Windows Phone 7—moving from a Blackberry

A long-time Blackberry user, I started using a Nokia E72 a few years back. I really loved the keyboard on the Blackberry, but travelling with it was difficult. Switching between networks, for devices using BlackBerry® Enterprise Server, takes more effort than switching out a SIM card. The Nokia E72 ... [More]

Silverlight Angst Remains

Following BUILD, there is still some angst surrounding Silverlight and the role it will play moving forward. This is understandable after hearing that Silverlight does not run inside the Metro-UI IE browser. There are good reasons why supporting Silverlight under the Metro-UI browser is not a great ... [More]

Essential Studio 2011 Volume 4 is here!

Essential Studio 2011 Volume 4 gives developers the ability to target all mobile platforms (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry) with a single code base. It provides a cross-platform ASP.NET MVC chart control that leverages HTML 5 and adds a PDF Viewer to the MVC suite. Key features include: ... [More]

What we owe to Steve Jobs

As you are all probably aware by now, Steve Jobs died a couple of weeks ago due to health reasons. This is really sad news for anyone connected to computers, enjoying his modern user-interfaces, modern-day typography, smart phones, printers, handheld music players, and the Toy Story movie series. O... [More]