• .NET Mobile

    RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX – Custom Skins and Transparency!

    August 17, 2010 Share
    At the end of my previous blog post I mentioned that with Q2 2010 release we are starting to pay more attention to custom skinning of our controls. Along with the visual improvements we will be releasing additional scenario-specific and optimized themes. Here you can see screenshots of the custom skins for RadSlider - the first control we started to play with.   You can try or download the skins from our online demos. There is also a skinning tutorial which will guide you through the process of creating custom skin. Transparency! Following our hot Silverlight Transparent theme model, we are now considering the design of...
  • .NET Mobile

    RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX Dynamic Data update

    This is just another update of RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX control integration with DynamicData. What's updated: New BinaryImage FieldTemplate - uses RadBinaryImage in view mode and RadAsyncUpload in edit mode. Updated RadGrid support for Dynamic Data - implements IDataBoundControl interface You can download latest bits from...
  • .NET Mobile

    Q2 2010 ASP.NET AJAX Visual Improvements

    As our second official release for the year is out, I would like to share with you the regular portion of visual updates for the ASP.NET AJAX suite. In Q2 2010 we continued to improve cross-control consistency. Polishing the overall look & feel and introducing subtle, but value-adding visual features were of major importance among all UX related tasks.   Rounded corners, shadows, consistent buttons, icons ... let's see what you are getting with Q2 2010: RadFileExplorer The FileExplorer control has undergone thorough appearance review. Here is a list of the visual improvements: Wrapper – border color is changed to fit the skin-specific...
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    RadAsyncUpload Q2 Improvements

    The Q2 release is finally here and I am excited to talk about some of the changes in one of the newer controls in the RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX Suite – the RadAsyncUpload. If you browse the live demos, you may not notice any differences immediately, but that’s simply because most of the changes are under the hood. Let’s have a look… First the most important new feature, seen above – Multiple file selection! RadAsyncUpload now allows users to select multiple files at once in the File Selection dialog which is very handy in scenarios where uploading a large number of...
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    ASP.NET 4.0 Routing for RadDataPager for ASP.NET AJAX

    With Q2 2010 release of RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX we introduce built-in support for ASP.NET routing for RadGrid and RadDataPager controls. By setting a few properties you can enable nice SEO friendly urls. Below are the steps that you need to perform to enable routing for RadDataPager in ASP.NET 4.0 Create Global.asax file Describe how the route will be rewritten Set AllowSEOPaging="true" and AllowRouting="true" for RadDataPager. Have in mind that routing can be enabled only in context of SEO paging, i.e. AllowSEOPaging must be set to “true” to enable routing. Set RouteName="RadDataPagerRoutingExample" and RoutePageIndexParameterName="dataPager" depending on the settings in Global.asax. Voila! You have implemented routing in 4 simple steps....