Introducing Ikat

Ikat is a stand-alone translation tool that you can use in your web development projects. It's open source and free to use. Just download the project and start using it. [More]

HowTo: Drag and Drop with RadScheduler

We had a post on how to create advanced Calendars in your Essence Portal. A lot of the questions we got about this post was: how to enable Drag & Drop in such a Calendar? In this post we will show you how to do just that. [More]

HowTo: Use Essence for Public Webpages

In previous tutorials we explained how you can enable the Silver Essence Framework in Custom Pages and User Controls. This will not just enable the Essence Framework for you, it also handles the User Login. But did you know you can also access the Essence Framework, without forcing the visitor to login? [More]

Scrollable Table with fixed Header using CSS

Here's one a lot of you will have encountered and that has been the cause for some major headaches. The case? So, you have a list of data that you present in a table. But there are quite a lot of rows, so the user will have to scroll the page. But there is more on the page so the table should only take a specific height. Hence the rows should be scrollable but with a fixed header. Sounds familiar? Given you some headaches too? Well, here is a different approach with is easier and will give you the desired effect in no time! [More]

Drag & Drop with Code-behind

After the last video with the Javascript and Code-behind, I got (as to be expected) several questions if it was possible to do it also with a drag & drop interface. And since drag & drop is something you can do with Javascript, the answer is yes. So here's an example of an interface doing just that. [More]

The use of GetEntities: Silver Essence Search

Using the Essence Framework, you can easily get the same data from the Essence Portal into your own custom Pages and Controls. For this you don't need to write queries or make calls to a webservice. Here's how you can do this. [More]

Javascript and Code-behind

Javascript gives you endless posibilities to create beautiful visual effects in web-pages. But Javascript is executed client-side. While updating data on the Essence framework is done server-side. There is a simpe way though to do something server-side when a Javascript is executed. Here's how you could do this. [More]

Using CSS Grid

When designing Startpages or new Pages and Controls, one of the most challenging things is the layout of the design and make it as responsive as possible. A great way to this is using CSS Grids. [More]

How to Create a Calendar Page

When you configure a Portal, you can have a simple calendar view by configuring a list to have a Calendar Description, Start- and EndDate. To have more complex calendars, you can create your own pages and controls. [More]

Creating Basement Calls: Documentation & Sample Project

If you want to create your own Basement Call functions for the Silver Essence Platform, we have the documentation available. [More]