ASP.NET WebForms and MVC Roadmap 2020 - Your Vote Counts

ASP.NET Team Blog
10 December 2019
As always, we thank you for your continued support and for placing your faith in our ASP.NET products and web technologies.
We are in the process of finalizing our 2020 roadmap for ASP.NET WebForms and MVC. To create the best possible set of features/products in 2020, please take a moment to review the following and share your thoughts/opinions with us.

Note: Please remember to review the following blog posts for information on other DevExpress web development technologies:
Web Reporting
JavaScript (Angular, React, Vue, jQuery)
ASP.NET Core – coming soon

ASP.NET Gantt Control

We expect to officially launch our ASP.NET Gantt control in 2020. We hope to extend its capabilities with the following features:
  • Localization support
  • Touch device support
  • Integrated toolbar
  • Current Time Maker that indicates the current date and time within the Gantt region
  • Custom colors for Task nodes within the Gantt area
  • Customizable Context Menu
  • Customizable Task Details dialog (used to edit tasks)
  • Data validation support

ASP.NET Diagram Control

Like our Gantt control, we expect to officially release our ASP.NET Diagram control in 2020. New features will include:
  • Localization support
  • API to manage changes to the Diagram’s data model
  • Template-enabled custom shapes
  • Improved Diagram UI with an additional workspace inside the control
  • Improved user experience including mobile device support
  • Image shapes
  • Support for dash, dot, and other types of lines for shapes and connectors
  • Custom toolbar items
  • Auto-creation and shape connection once a connector is generated
  • Drawing- related performance enhancements
  • Context menu
  • Support for touch-first devices

ASP.NET RichEdit

We expect to add WYSIWYG client-side PDF export to our ASP.NET Rich Edit control in 2020.

And Much More…

As you know, we currently ship over 200 ASP.NET WebForms controls and MVC extensions. Throughout 2020, we expect to introduce new capabilities to our most important WebForms and MVC products (such as our Data Grid, Pivot Grid, etc). Help us prioritize our efforts – tell us what’s most important to you by answering the following two questions:

We will publish our official 2020 Roadmap in early January. Until then, feel free to post 2020-related comments below.


Considering Blazor for an upcoming web project? Be sure to review our Blazor 2020 Roadmap to learn more about our upcoming plans.

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