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Using DHTMLX Gantt Chart with ASP.NET and REST API

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Today, we’ll talk about creating a Gantt chart application with ASP.NET and REST API on the server side. We will make use of ASP.NET MVC 5 web platform and Web API 2 Controller for REST API to create a Gantt application. To organize communication with the database, we will use the Entity Framework. We will …

Lead and Lag, or What Do You Need to Know about Auto Scheduling in Gantt

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The importance of automating the behavior of a project schedule increases manifold as the project’s complexity grows. By saying “complex”, we don’t necessarily mean the overall quantity of tasks that your project consists of. The relationships between these tasks are also significant. For example, in some cases, the dependent activity shouldn’t strictly start after its …

Suite Roadmap 2016-2017: What to Expect in Future Updates

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Hello everybody! We’d like to keep dhtmlxSuite users informed about what is going to be released in future updates, what improvements and integrations we are working on now. One the one hand, dhtmlxSuite library seems to be full-featured and powerful enough to meet the requirements of business application development, on the other hand, the modern …

Accessibility in Your Web Applications

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Following up our recent update of dhtmlxGantt and its new features, we’d like to provide you quite useful information about the necessity of accessibility support in your web applications. Adaptability and flexibility of modern technologies give an opportunity to eliminate or at least significantly reduce the disadvantages that various types of disabilities can cause. The …

Customer Spotlight: dhxMVP to Build Modern Single Page Applications

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Eduardo Almeida has already shared his experience with our library, and today we are happy to present another important contribution. Read the blog post to learn what is dhxMVP and how it can help you in web development. If you have any questions, you may leave them in the comments section below the article. “What …

dhtmlxGantt 4.1: Full Accessibility Support and Performance Improvements

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Let’s begin the Autumn days with a new Gantt version 4.1 that brings us some cool and significant updates: Keyboard Navigation WAI-ARIA support High-contrast themes Updated Auto Scheduling and Critical Path calculations Performance improvements for worktime calculation and timescale rendering Now let’s describe each of them. Accessibility Starting from the version 4.1, dhtmlxGantt becomes more …

What Is Critical Path Method and Why It’s Important

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When developers are looking for an appropriate js gantt chart for their project management application, they have a list of “must-have” features that should be included. This article will be useful for developers who need to understand the necessity of the critical path calculation feature in their software, project managers and all the people who …

Support Updates: DHTMLX CDN and New Snippet Tool

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We are happy to introduce 2 significant enhancements that will definitely improve collaboration between our support team and the users of DHTMLX libraries. Our updates will bring to you: Easy installation of our libraries by using DHTMLX CDN Enhanced communication with our support team using snippets Now let’s elaborate on each improvement. Why to use …

Custom Item in dhtmlxForm by the Example of CKEditor Integration

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Using of DHTMLX UI components goes beyond the standard functionality described in docs. We’d like to share a simple way of adding a custom item in dhtmlxForm control. For more informative demonstration, we’ll integrate CKEditor, a popular WYSIWYG Editor, with our Form. Download a ready demo Each item requires a number of basic functions that …

Maintenance Release: dhtmlxSuite 5.0.2 is Out! [PRO]

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Due to your reports and efforts of the development team, we are able to provide you another portion of fixes. dhtmlxSuite 5.0.2 comes with the following improvements: [Accordion] – dnd for multimode when open/close button pressed (fixed) [Calendar] – today date calculation for some cases (fixed) [Cell] Check if user unloaded menu/toolbar/status bar manually (added) …