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How to convert an Excel file to HTML and JSON with DHTMLX open-source tools

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Converting Excel to HTML Tool

While working on the latest releases of dhtmlxSpreadsheet, our development team created three new tools, which assisted us in converting Excel data into the JSON format (and vice versa) and generating HTML tables from Excel files. We didn’t think long and made these tools open-source and available to everyone. So, what are these three libraries …

Using DHTMLX Gantt Chart with Salesforce for Project Management Apps

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Salesforce Gantt chart

In this article, we’ll talk about what benefits you can get by using our JavaScript Gantt chart to create project management applications for Salesforce. We’ll focus on the list of the main features that can be implemented with dhtmlxGantt and try to explain the main reasons for choosing Salesforce. Why Choose Salesforce? First of all, …

dhtmlxSpreadsheet 3.1: Import and Export to Excel, Number Formatting, and More

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JavaScript Spreadsheet v3.1

We continue to gradually enhance our JavaScript components – and now it’s the turn of dhtmlxSpreadsheet to receive new powers and abilities. The JavaScript spreadsheet was completely updated 4 months ago. The recent minor v3.1 brings out several features, which are essential for conveniently working with data: Export of data from Spreadsheet to Excel Import …

dhtmlxRichText 1.1: API to Work with Text, Block Quotes, and Advanced Statistics

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A recently launched dhtmlxRichText, JavaScript rich text editor, receives its first minor update v1.1 with expanded functionality. We’ve provided developers with an easy and convenient way to work with content instantly via the editor’s API. The release also brings out a new toolbar block quote control for adding text quotes, an ability to serialize content …

Maintenance Release: Gantt 6.0.7, Scheduler 5.1.6, Pivot 1.3.3

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Maintenance release Gantt, Scheduler, Pivot

The work of our development team on our products continues vigorously at the beginning of the new year. In January we’ve released maintenance versions of three products: Gantt, Scheduler, and Pivot. Check the updates below: Pivot 1.3.3 (January 10, 2019) (Fixed) Issues with styles of cells in export data (Fixed) Incorrect styles of filters’ popups …

UI vs UX (and how they intertwine)

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The differences between UI and UX have been underlined in many articles, however, their interdependence has not been enough put to the forefront. Long story short: UI stands for User Interface, and it deals with visual, graphic and front-end design. UX stands for User Experience, and it deals with the well-running functionalities of a website, …

Maintenance Release: Scheduler 5.1.1, RichText 1.0.1 and Gantt 6.0.4

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And here comes the last portion of maintenance releases this year! Our dev team worked hard to ensure that everything is flawless in the recently updated Scheduling component v5.1, the newest JavaScript rich text editor v1.0 and our top-notch JavaScript Gantt 6.0. Find out what was improved by our developers in dhtmlxRichText 1.0.1: (Fixed) Incorrect …

Customer Spotlight: dhtmlxGantt for XB Software

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Customer spotlight

This time we’re happy to share a success story of building an MVP based on dhtmlxGantt and React.js framework by XB Software development team from Belarus. XB Software is a leading full-cycle custom web development company. They create comprehensive ERP solutions and reliable logistics systems. They render web and mobile app development, software testing and …

Video Tutorial: How to Create a JavaScript Gantt Chart with Node.js

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We’re glad to introduce a video tutorial describing how to initialize dhtmlxGantt with Node.js. In this video, we’ll show you how to easily: create a basic JavaScript Gantt chart on the page connect it to the Node.js backend populate the Gantt chart with data and send user changes back to the backend where you can …