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Introducing Flexmonster Pivot for Elasticsearch

Today we are glad to announce that we have released a public beta version of Flexmonster Pivot Table & Charts that supports Elasticsearch data source. To put it simply, from now you can create insightful reports using Elasticsearch index directly in the browser. And, as always, Flexmonster requires minimum efforts to set up the configuration to do that. The whole process is truly time-saving. You can make it sure by personal experience.

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Overview of Pivot Table Components for OLAP

A pivot table is a popular feature many can find in Microsoft Excel and use to interactively analyze the large mass of facts. The robustness of this analysis type allows many to extract trends and patterns that are located inside the data.

The pivot table allows you to organize and summarize this information, focus only on the most relevant data and extract the most meaningful business analysis facts.

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Case study: GAtec in cooperation with Flexmonster

Keeping in touch with our clients is important for our team. Sharing how Flexmonster is successfully applied to meet the business needs of our customers inspires us, so we decided to start a case study series where we would share some of that insight with our readers.

Today we are proud to showcase our partnership with GAtec — one of the top information system solutions on the Brazilian agribusiness market. (more…)

Building Business Intelligence Platform? Embedded BI At Your Service

Powerful Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities are a great competitive advantage for almost any company.

The problem is that there is often a long and challenging road between wanting an effective BI platform and having an effective BI platform.

In the real world, companies often struggle with setting up a solution that would satisfy their analytical and reporting needs. In this article we will briefly cover some of the paths that can be taken to solve the above-named problem, concentrating specifically on what embedded BI offers in this regard. (more…)

New! 2.6 Release: the next wave of hot summer features. Surf’s up!

We hope you are having a great summer. Our team decided to fulfill your warm working days with a light breeze of new version features.

These version 2.6 features satisfy the most popular requests from end-users and also offer the new possibilities for developers.

Let’s dive in details! In new 2.6 You are able to: (more…)

Visualize your MongoDB business data with Pivot Table using a new JSON Compressor

Our team continues to work hard on the component's performance optimization which has always been crucial for our customers.

Therefore, in light of a new 2.6 version of Flexmonster release, we are happy to inform you about the new significant feature - Compressor for JSON data source which will boost the performance of your project when loading the JSON data from MongoDB or other NoSQL Database into Flexmonster Pivot Table.

Now creating fascinating reports has become faster yet not less top-notch.

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Opening the black box of Heat Map Visualization

As the world becomes a more competitive place to live in and amounts of data are constantly increasing, it’s crucial to keep up with the newest trends in data visualization to convey its meaning and make it easier for a human brain to perceive.

Whereas tables and charts have to be interpreted and understood, a Heat Map tends to be a self-explanatory kind of visual storytelling. It embodies a 2D visualization with color as a 3rd dimension. You can visualize your data through variations in coloring which correspond to variance across multiple variables. (more…)

Top 3 ways to include Flexmonster into your project

Today I’m going to tell you about the options to include Flexmonster JavaScript library in your project. Among possible ways, you can choose the one that suits you best. Well, let’s start. (more…)

What Data Source to Choose to Boost Your Pivot’s Performance

Flexmonster Pivot Table & Charts Component allows you to work with a large volume of data. It was designed to render big data in a fast and robust way. All companies from small businesses up to worldwide enterprises can benefit greatly from using Flexmonster. Our component easily renders 1 million unique rows and works with OLAP data cubes, which are the unique features distinguishing our component from others.

The most important criteria for choosing the optimal data source setup for Flexmonster is the amount of data you have - your data volume. If you have some hesitations about which combination of the data source and Flexmonster will work the best for you - take a look at useful shortcuts we propose you below:

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NEW! 2.5 Release: load more data & visualize it faster

We’ve made great progress since our last summer release. This time we deeply worked on memory that component uses in a browser. You often have this question "How much data Flexmonster component can handle?". Being a client-side tool, it mostly depends on browser memory. Thus, we have been working on optimizing the component’s memory usage, especially when dealing with large amounts of data.

Today we are ready to show the changes we’ve made and how you can affect your business using the latest 2.5 version of Pivot Table & Charts component.

Let’s see: (more…)

On the Dark side of UI

We had this one frequent request from our clients that we’ve decided to fulfill. It’s not a secret that the dark UI trend that has started in the 2016 and still follows us in the design world.

We are not going to convince you to go to the dark side (are we?) but we have a lot of clients, who prefer dark style in their applications. So, for those who use it or are going to use it, we’ve made the predefined Dark Theme that you can use right now by adding just one line of code.

Before you do it, we want to show the look & feel:

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Tremendous memory performance optimization in Flexmonster

Usually, significant improvements happen in major releases. However, this time we would like to shed some light on the extraordinary improvement that was done by our developers during several minor releases this winter. We are talking about the tremendous reduction of browser’s memory consumption by our component. (more…)