• .NET Mobile

    Codeless OData Binding for Telerik's Scheduler Control ASP.NET AJAX

    February 27, 2012 Share
    In the previous series of OData binding related posts we introduced OData support for our Grid, ListView and navigation controls. Well, it is time for a new control to utilize such binding. I am happy to announce that forth from Q2 2012 one can easily bind the Telerik's ASP.NET Ajax Scheduler to OData exposed feed using simple markup. Why OData One may ask why OData when it is possible to expose AppointmentData objects via simple ASMX/WCF service and have the Scheduler directly bound? Well, the OData binding gives you the freedom to bind against any JSON structure, as long as the core scheduler Data...
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    OData Binding for Navigation Controls (ASP.NET AJAX)

    November 25, 2011 Share
    Nowadays, it is more and more common for web developers to utilize RESTfull like services in their projects. There is nothing surprising in that, since in the nature of REST is to provide uniform interface to access the data. One may ask, what uniform means at all? Well simply said, all operations have the same meaning across all the resources they can act on. OData in turn, is a protocol that exposes your data to the web in a simple, RESTlike manner. A consumer can query the data via set of URL parameters and receive a response in the JSON format, which is native...
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    RadAsyncUpload for ASP.NET AJAX Revisited

    November 24, 2011 Share
    File API and Drag and Drop RadAsyncUpload has undergone significant changes since it's initial release back in Q1 2010. With the advent of the HTML 5 FileAPI and the updates to the XMLHttpRequest object, it is now easier than ever to utilize AJAX mechanisms when uploading files, a practice that was hardly possible prior to that. As you may have expected, RadAsyncUpload is not lagging behind these concepts and since Q2 2011 it utilizes a FileAPI module, which is now the default one under FireFox 4.0+, Safari 5+ and Google Chrome and will be used by default in the upcoming IE10. The File API module provides all functionalities provided by the other modules (multiple...