Custom Grid Drawing in Charting for JavaScript

In this blog post we will look in short at the steps to build this JavaScript area chart with custom grid:

The line chart uses DateTimeSeries for the data and a standard GridType for the major grid lines. The auxiliary grid lines among them are made with custom drawing: we will discuss in details the code for that.

The sample uses MindFusion Charting library for JavaScript, which also supports TypeScript.

You can see the sample online at

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List View Timelines in Scheduling for WinForms

In this blog post we will build a simple scheduler with several timelines. We are using MindFusion Scheduling library for WinForms and Visual Studio with .NET6.0

I. Project Setup and General Settings

We create a new empty WinForms project in Visual Studio. We choose .NET6.0. Then we open the Form Editor. From the Visual Studio top menu bar we click “Project -> Manage NuGet Packages…”. In the Browse tab we search for “MindFusion.Scheduling”. You can install either the Scheduling package or the whole MindFusion.Pack.Winforms, if you plan to use more MindFusion controls.

Installing the Scheduler Control from NuGet
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One-way Links in Diagramming for JavaScript

In this blog post we demonstrate how you can use the JavaScript Diagram library to allow users to draw an org chart or one-way graph. By default, users are allowed to draw links between any two nodes and the count of links is unlimited. We will use event and properties, available in JS Diagram to allow users to:
– draw only one link between two nodes
– draw links only in one direction.

This behavior mirrors the hierarchy of an organization: in general , each employee, represented by a node, should have only one direct boss.

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