For JavaScript/HTML5 developers

More powerful features for HTML5/JavaScript Gantt charts with VSW 3.2

Our standard edition of the Visual Scheduling Widget (VSW SE for short) for HTML5/JavaScript Gantt charts has evolved excellently in the last few weeks. Driven by the requirements of our customers...

What is an activities and a resources view in an HTML5 Gantt Chart?

When you start the development of an HTML5/JavaScript Gantt chart using our Visual Scheduling Widget (VSW for short), or at latest when you discover the VSW option viewType, you will ask...

Visual Scheduling Widget for HTML5 Gantt charts - new features

For about half a year, we are offering the powerful and easy to use Visual Scheduling Widget in a standard edition (VSW SE for short). This jQuery UI widget gives developers maximum flexibility to...

Update of the Model for Resource Planning HTML5 Gantt Charts

A few months ago, I presented our Model for Resource Planning HTML5 Gantt Charts in a two-part blog post. Now that we have successfully realized many more projects in the meanwhile it is time to give...

Generalized model for HTML5 Gantt charts for resource planning, part #2

During the last years we gained a lot of experience in developing HTML5 Gantt charts. It boiled down to a generalized model for resource planning, that is now basis of our Visual Scheduling Widget....

Generalized model for HTML5 Gantt charts for resource planning, part #1

Some time ago, I reported on the way NETRONIC helps its customers develop web applications for scheduling or resource planning by offering custom tailored, interactive HTML5 Gantt charts. Since then,...

3 different ways of visualizing capacity load in planning boards

Resource load plays a key role when it comes to order planning. Planners have to ask themselves whether a certain resource has enough capacity on a certain day to work off a task. Usually, the...

NAV Project planning: HTML5/JavaScript Gantt chart for ISV solution

Resource planning for pest controllers Pest controlling has more and more become a highly complex service business, no longer being a mere matter of setting traps or placing baits but meanwhile also...

HTML5 Gantt Charts for You

No need to spend much words on stating the obvious: the way of how enterprise software applications are built is changing quickly, and HTML5/ JavaScript have become state-of-art in a cloud- and...

For .NET developers

Gantt chart Tip: How to visualize rest times with VARCHART XGantt

Whether an operation needs a rest time after processing and how long this will be is an important information for the production planner and hence should be visualized in his planning table. In the...

Gantt Chart Tips&Tricks: How to design a stylish tooltip

Gantt charts visualize tasks, resources or capacities along a timeline and so provide an optimum overview for planners. When designing them, one should keep in mind to directly show information that...

VARCHART XGantt .NET Best Practice: Swap Tasks Via Table Interactively

VARCHART XGantt is a powerful Gantt control (.NET and ActiveX edition) enabling you to create intelligent Gantt charts with little effort. Recently, one of our customers contacted us having a quite...

From Awful to Awesome Progress Visualization in Gantt Charts

First of all, I have to clarify that this blog post is not(!) about progress bars as we all know well from installing software or from downloading files. But this post is about the visualization of...

Three Steps to Add a Comfortable Sorting Option to Grouped Gantt Charts

Most people are used to a comfortable sorting option, like, e.g. in the Windows Explorer: Clicking the table header of a column will sort the files in in ascending or descending order, this being...

New in XGantt #2: Enhanced Snap Tools Ease Dragging in Gantt Control

Two weeks ago, I started my series of blogs about the new version (5.1) of VARCHART XGantt by describing the new graphical features of our Gantt chart control. The release notes of this new version...

New in XGantt #1: Striking Graphical Features for Vivid Gantt Charts

A new version (5.1) of VARCHART XGantt, our Gantt control for creating powerful Gantt charts, has been released recently. You can find the complete release notes here.  We’ve come up with so much new...

Developer Trick: Duration in Tooltip of .NET Gantt Chart Control

This blog post addresses software developers building visual scheduling applications or considering to develop a graphical planning board with our .NET Gantt chart control VARCHART XGantt. It shows...

Visual Production Scheduling with Multiple Resources

Naturally, a the complexity of production planning increases with the number of resources used. If only one machine is needed for finishing off an order, planning will be easy: Bringing forward an...

10 Graphical Functions a Production Planning Table Should Offer

When it comes to production planning, graphical planning tables provide valuable assistance as to visualizing complex contexts and bringing transparency to production planning data. However,...