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Toolbar customization: introducing new approach

As you already may know, in addition to pivot grid and charts our component is also bundled with handy Toolbar. It provides easy access to the most used features: connecting to data, opening saved reports, switching between different chart types, applying number and conditional formatting, exporting to Excel, etc.  (more…)

How to use ‘subquery’ parameter for faster data loading

In the new build 2.304, we want to present you a new feature which can be extremely useful for those of our client who works with MS Analysis Services or icCube.

From now you can restrict the amount of data to load from OLAP cube by using 'subquery' in the list of connection parameters. (more…)

Pivot table based on the data from SQL databases: how to achieve the best performance

   This blog post will be especially interesting for those integrators who use SQL databases in their projects. Recently we have started getting more and more similar requests such as:

  1. “We use SQL DB and we want to reduce the time of data loading inside the component.”
  2. “We have a lot of rows in our SQL DB, but due to browsers restrictions we can’t load them all...”
  3. “We have several user roles in our system with different permissions and we want to show the data from our SQL DB according to the levels of access.”

At first sight, those three situations are different, but as you will see, they can be solved in the same way. (more…)

Moving to JSON: converter for old XML reports

Starting from version 2.3 we have moved from XML to new JSON format for saving pivot reports. It means that all inputs and outputs are now in JSON format by default. Despite the fact that all XML reports are still backward compatible, we are receiving numerous questions about an easy way of migrating to the new format.

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NEW! Flexmonster 2.3 Release: Extended Opportunities for Your Reporting

Get ready to download the new version! Yes, Flexmonster 2.3 is released.

The new features that will help any integrator to use our сomponent even easier in their applications, better interface and possibilities for end-users to extend their reporting greatly - all this and more you will find in the new release.
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New Editions: What’s The Change and Which One to Choose?

Here they come - new editions that were introduced together with 2.3 release. This means that if you are a holder of the previous edition - Premium, Advanced, Site or Professional - it will be automatically replaced with a new one that fully matches your usage. This happens when you update to the 2.3 version. Such change of the edition does not require additional payments as it is done in terms of your maintenance. Thus, we want it to happen as smoothly as possible, so please follow the descriptions and instructions below. (more…)

Use Flexmonster Pivot Table with Any 3rd Party Visualization Tools in Upcoming 2.3 Version

The new 2.3 release greatly extends users’ possibilities and allows visualizing more complex data from our Pivot table with popular 3rd party visualization tools. (more…)

Improved UI Controls For Mobile Applications In Upcoming 2.3 Release

Our clients have a chance to use mobile version of web Pivot Table & Charts component for a long time. There is no news that Flexmonster pivot is a cross-platform component and allows clients to process massive amounts of data as good as a standalone desktop solution. Depending on a device controls adaptively render reports and ensure the usability of the Pivot Component.

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The Upcoming 2.3 Version Feature: Better Compatibility With Popular JS Frameworks

What's all this about:

It’s known that web based Flexmonster Pivot component integrates with any JavaScript frameworks. However, sometimes it was a challenge for our customers to integrate the pivot into the needed framework due to their huge variety. Surely, we helped in solving those issues but it took some time. Caring about customers’ time we came to minimizing the efforts when combining the Component with a js framework by creating a solution.

What we did: (more…)

The art of collecting, cleaning and storing small data. Part 2

Previously we listed few useful tips on collecting small data. Data cleaning is what typically goes next. Thus, today we are going to emphasise four crucial ideas which can help you save valuable time, avoid headaches and conduct qualitative data analysis. (more…)

The art of collecting, cleaning and storing small data. Part 1.


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In our last blog, we presented a data definition framework. Among all data categories from internal and external sources, human generated data may be crucial for a company. Also, even in the era of Big Data spreadsheets are still very commonly used in small companies and corporations. In other words, there are millions of people collecting and working with the small data type of data which can be easily fitted in an Excel spreadsheet. (more…)

What data do you have? A Data Definition Framework


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In the last blog, we discussed data visualisation mistakes everyone can make. Also, we all know that the quality of any data visualisation and data analysis is conditional on the quality of the data. During data analysis, a proper new finding can be revealed only if data is accurate and trustworthy. Thus, this time, we are going to look deeper at types of data with an eye to ordering and understanding your data assets better. (more…)