• Elements of a Pivot Grid - XamPivotGridGrouping 3

    XamPivotGridGrouping 3 – Elements of a Pivot Grid

    In my last blog, we built out a GroupingFlatDataSource which we can use to supply the data to our XamPivotGridGrouping control. Before we start to look at exactly how to go about that, let’s review the requirements of our project, and then take a look at the control itself, and the accompanying XamDataSelectorGrouping control, by examining some of the key elements…
    • Thu, Apr 25 2013
  • Using FlatDataSourceGrouping - XamPivotGridGrouping Series - Post 2

    XamPivotGridGrouping 2 - Providing the Data

    As I mentioned in my last post, we are going to make use of the XamPivotGridGrouping control to create a new WPF Football Statistics Analysis application.  We'll use the XamPivotGridGrouping to showcase our data and summarize it based on a variety of different data points.  To do this, we're going to need a data source. 

    Just like the XamPivotGrid, the XamPivotGridGrouping…

    • Thu, Apr 18 2013
  • A New Twist to Pivoting Data - The XamPivotGridGrouping Control

    Pivoting can be a very useful mechanism for summarizing data.  Among other functions, pivoting data can allow you to sort, count, total or give the average of various data points.   Pivoting data allows users to recognize patterns in that data, and can provide a way to visualize complex modeling schemas.

    Traditionally, pivoting data has meant using a spreadsheet program such as Excel, and learning how to create a Pivot…

    • Wed, Apr 10 2013
  • Principles of Design - Android Style

    I recently attended a lecture at the SXSW conference given by Rachel Garb & Helena Roeber.  Rachel Garb leads interaction design for Android apps at Google and Helena Roeber led Android’s UX research from 2007 through 2012.  The purpose of their lecture was to explain the current “Principles of Design” that the Android teams are expected to use when creating their applications. 

    The idea behind them…

    • Mon, Apr 1 2013