The GanttControl fully exercises the power of the Silverlight platform and extends you very rich and customizable visualization and interactive capabilities with great graphics and animation. Written natively for Silverlight, the control is light weight and high performing. Unlike ASP.NET and other web based solutions, it's very rich! But, it also provides the cross platform support with support for varying browsers (IE, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Google Chrome, etc, you name it!) and many operating systems.
Easily bind a database table or for that matter any list with the GanttControl. Mapping your data source fields to the control's is easily done declaratively in XAML. Binding to ADO.NET data services based data sources is fully supported. Or even persist data in XML files. You can even consume data from Microsoft Project XML files. Easily Indent and Outdent tasks to change their parent-child relationship.
Easily visualize activities that are part of the critical path to help you determine which activities could cause delays in your project completion. A rich interactive UI based on standards like Microsoft Project, is also fully customizable via properties and custom templates. Custom adorners support helps you render anything you want on the task bars via templates.