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    A XAMLFlix Video Tutorial: RadAutoCompleteBox for WPF and Silverlight

    November 27, 2012 Share
    Introduction As you may know, XAMLflix is a video series designed to get you up to speed quickly and easily with our Telerik controls for WPF and Silverlight. In this episode, we examine the RadAutoCompleteBox, looking at both single and multiple selection, as well as how you can tune the control to match the appearance of your project using themes. What Is RadAutoCompleteBox? RadAutoCompleteBox allows the user to type in one or more letters and see a list of potential matching values. The more the user types, the more the selection field is narrowed. The user can, at any time, select one of...

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    Windows 8: Longitude, Latitude, Altitude and Scatter Diagrams

    November 27, 2012 Share
    In this posting, we’ll look at how to track location coordinates in Windows 8 and how to plot changes in position using Telerik chart controls.  Specifically, we’ll chart changes in altitude (e.g., of a toy helicopter) over time, as shown in figure 1. Figure 1 In Figure 1 we see the current altitude (at 12 minutes) is 15 meters. This is reflected in the scatter diagram and is also reflected in the simulated location information that we’re using to simulate the flight of our simulated helicopter. Setting Up In order to get this to work, we need to be able to obtain the values...

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    Creating a Windows 8 Application From Scratch

    November 14, 2012 Share
    Phil Japikse, Michael Crump and I set out to create three related applications from scratch.  That is, a Windows 8 version written in XAML with C# (me), a Windows 8 version written in JavaScript (Phil) and a Windows 8 Phone version (Michael).  The idea behind the application was summed up in an email by Phil, paraphrased here: The main goal of the application is to show off our controls The business purpose of the application is to allow Telerik Evangelists to gather information from conference attendees   The design will allow us to: Enter demographic information for raffle registration Enter demographic information for...

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    Creating A Great Windows 8 Tile With XAML RadControls for Windows 8

    November 05, 2012 Share
    Our new RadControls for Windows 8 offers a number of controls to make your application look and perform better.  One of the key features is the new set of HubTiles.  These are easy to work with, and greatly simplify the job of creating a terrific tile for your application.  Remember, Microsoft’s advice is “Invest in a Great Tile.”  Now that’s easy to do. To see how to create great tiles, we’ll create a small application that hosts two tiles: one an image with “peek” text that appears halfway and then all the way over the image, and the second a flipping...

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    Slides, Source Code and Video to the "UI Suite for Windows 8" Webinar Now Available

    October 26, 2012 Share
    We want to thank you all for attending the Windows 8 Webinar yesterday. As promised, all of the materials are now available for you to download and explore on your own. If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment below. We also suggest that you download the UI Suite for Windows 8 if you haven’t already done so. For Those Who Couldn’t Attend, What is the UI Suite for Windows 8? The UI Suite for Windows 8 is a toolset for building Windows Store applications that run on tablets and large screens, whether you are writing your...