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DirectX Scatter Chart Performance Fixed!
Posted by Andrew on 26 July 2015 06:46 PM

Just a quick update from our weekend warriors working hard to make SciChart the best High Performance WPF charting platform:

You may have seen we mentioned that DirectX Scatter chart performance is worse than software.

For backgroundĀ information, see

  • Enabling Software vs. Hardware Rendering Plugins
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Insane WPF Scatter Chart performance with Parallel Rendering
Posted by Andrew on 23 July 2015 09:42 PM

Today one of our first ever customers (dan danna naah!) contacted us after 3-years and asked about our Scatter Chart performance. They are still using v1.x of SciChart and wanted to know if it was possible with the latest version to draw a million points in a scatter chart at interactive framerates, and what performance improvements we had achieved over the years.

This was a chance for us to show off, I thought!!
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Using the VerticalSliceModifier
Posted by Andrew on 15 July 2015 07:12 PM

New documentation is now available for using the VerticalSliceModifier.

Please see the article Adding draggable RolloverModifier style lines with the VerticalSliceModifierĀ over at our knowledgebase!

If you have any feedback, let us
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.NET OutOfMemoryException on AnyCPU? Read this!
Posted by Andrew on 17 July 2014 02:57 PM

Recently a member of the Forums reported receiving an OutOfMemoryException in SciChart when appending 40,000,000 points to a DataSeries.

With .NET4.5, AnyCPU, plenty of RAM and a 64-bit operating system this shouldn’t happen, right? This caught us out too so its worth an article to our user-base.

.NET 4.5 AnyCPU != AnyCPU

In .NET4.5, there is a new project
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WPF x:Name Memory Leak / How to Clear Memory in SciChart
Posted by Andrew on 29 May 2014 07:36 PM

Today a customer of SciChart asked us how to clear memory in SciChart. They were experiencing a memory leak, after adding 30,000,000 points to a SciChartSurface then removing the chart from its parent Grid, the memory usage in Task Manager just wouldn’t go down.

We take Memory leaks very seriously so devoted some time to diagnosing the problem. We found something in the WPF framework which really shocked us. Take a look at the following video, we think you’ll be surprised
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Create MultiPane Stock Charts with SciChartGroup
Posted by Andrew on 25 April 2014 06:19 PM

The following is a preview of SciChartGroup – a hidden feature in SciChart, which is being promoted to first-class citizen as of SciChart v3.0. In the upcoming SciChart v3.0 release there will be an example showing you how to create multi-pane stock charts using SciChartGroup and SciStockChart so you can create awesome WPF trading systems using SciChart.

Of course, being SciChart based its fast! We append over 10 years of daily EUR USD data plus the MACD, RSI and Volume in child
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