Monthly Archives: August 2013

Using Bootstrap With LESS CSS – Tutorial

As I mentioned in my article on how to optimize Bootstrap this post will explain the basic syntax and features that the LESS language has to offer which you’ll need to extend, edit or minify Bootstrap. Hopefully this tutorial will help you understand the basics of using Bootstrap with LESS.  What Is LESS? LESS is a dynamic stylesheet language which gives you more options and freedom when writing CSS. It helps you keep styles better organized, cascade styles more naturally and correct, …

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Assemble Documents and Acquire Online Signatures with GroupDocs!

The Web 2.0 era has brought consumers and organizations closer. Consumers are active in community forums, blogs or other information-sharing platforms to discuss their tastes and preferences. Closer relationships with their customers has helped organizations understand buyer’s behavior and devise new products faster. Growing Internet penetration ensures that organizations who share, collaborate and reach out to their customers have a competitive edge. Managing documents effectively is important for businesses to increase the transaction cycle. Every aspect of document management, from …

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GroupDocs Apps Suite: Online Document Management and Collaboration Made Easy

Businesses relish the economic opportunities SaaS and cloud based platforms offer. Organizations worldwide are reacting to a shift in the document management space. Lawmakers in various countries stresses the need to save documents and files online, rather than the traditional way: paper. Different verticals such as pharmaceuticals, IT, and banking have started implementing and harnessing the benefits from online document management. There are many advantages: digital file storing and sharing is safe and secure, protects unauthorized use through security layers, …

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Using Bootstrap CSS Framework in Your Project

null is the most popular and widely used CSS framework and there is a good reason for its popularity. It gives developers well styled CSS for the elements used most in the modern web. Things like buttons, form controls, navigation and much, much more. Since it’s written in LESS it keeps the CSS of bigger projects such as GroupDocs well organized so it is easy to follow and maintain your CSS code. Bootstrap is mix of CSS style templates and JavaScript …

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GroupDocs Apps v2.9 – Features and Fixes

The GroupDocs team is constantly working to improve the functionality of our online document management apps. Today we introduce a set of new features and bug fixes. Let’s take a closer look: GroupDocs Annotation Features implemented Major [ANNOTATION-266] Icon and color customization Bugs Fixed Critical [ANNOTATION-251] Annotation 1/2. Only point annotation works. [ANNOTATION-263] Annotations cannot be created. Major [ANNOTATION-249] Annotation 2. Cannot delete reply. [ANNOTATION-252] Annotation v.2. Annotations can’t be created for images. [ANNOTATION-253] Text selection works incorrectly. [ANNOTATION-254] The book …

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How to Build an ASP.NET WebForms HTML5 Document Viewer Using Web Services

Customers who integrate our HTML5 document viewer into their website can plug it into other websites too. This article shows how to build an ASP.NET WebForms HTML5 document viewer using the .NET version of the GroupDocs.Viewer. Requirements IIS 7 or later. Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Part A: Creating A GroupDocs.Viewer Web Service Follow the steps given below to create a GroupDocs online document viewer service: 1. Open Visual Studio 2012 and create a new ASP.NET Web Forms Project: 2. Add a New …

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Annotate, Sign and Convert Documents Online Using GroupDocs’ Document Management Solutions

Fast changing trends in technology require professionals and organizations to adapt and stay abreast. Organizations with a large number of employees focus on productivity to generate revenues, whereas professionals and consultants look for utility and cost. In the 90s there were limited options for document management, except for Microsoft Word – an editing software. Now, things have changed and there are many alternatives available. However, certain apps have compelling features and fit your requirements but may not provide other features. …

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Using Web Icon Fonts – Best Practices

Here at GroupDocs we take front end and web development in general very seriously. We constantly strive to improve our products and because of that, we try to keep up with the latest trends and best practices, not always an easy thing. But that doesn’t apply only to our front end department of course. Each and every one of us is trying to improve his skills and is eager to try different techniques that could result in better and more …

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