• .NET

    Get a sneak peek at our Q3’12 WinForms Planning

    The second major installment of RadControls for WinForms in 2012 brought to life three new controls to the suite; it boasted a fine-tuned theming mechanism and introduced various accessibility tweaks making it even easier for you to deliver your apps’ experience to visually impaired people. It is now time to look towards the next major release, expected in mid-October.   Let’s take a look at the highlights of Q3 2012 Roadmap for WinForms: RadPivotGrid (Beta). Being a CTP in Q2 2012 SP1, RadPivotGrid will be further improved to reach the Beta phase in Q3. The features that you can currently use –...
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    Telerik WinForms are Now Visual Studio 2012 RTM Ready!

    Visual Studio 2012 Visual Studio 2012 RTM is already a fact! We waited for it in great anticipation, just like you probably did. If you were with us in the recent years, you may have noticed that we always strive to ride the wave of the latest technologies, providing to you top-notch solutions on which you can rely for your applications. With the release of Visual Studio 2012 the situation is no different. I am proud to announce the full compatibility between the official version of Visual Studio 2012 and the RadControls for WinForms suite from day one. Toolbox, design-time support, form...
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    RadControls for WinForms Q2 2012 SP1 is Out Featuring PivotGrid CTP

    Just a few weeks after our successful Q2 2012 release which introduced the highly anticipated RadAutoCompleteBox and RadChartView, it is time for a service pack. RadControls for WinForms Service Pack 1 is out and available for download. As always, we packed the latest update with a bunch of hot fixes and improvements throughout the whole suite. However, this time there is some exciting news! With this service pack, I would like to officially introduce the first public version of RadPivotGrid for WinForms! This early version comes in the form of Community Technology Preview and supports all the basic features – grouping,...
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    Get some interactivity from your charts with RadChartView for WinForms

    I guess you are following us closely, so you are aware of the great RadChartView control introduced in Q2 2012 which aims to replace the old RadChart implementation. Today, I would like to introduce two cool RadChartView features and demonstrate how you can engage them. Namely, these features are Trackball and Selection. Trackball So, what is Trackball? Trackball displays a vertical line across the chart plot area and also displays little visual indicators (circles by default) at points where the trackball line crosses the visualization of a series object. For example when the trackball line crosses a line series line segment, a...
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    Put some CSS magic to your RadControls for WinForms

    We keep a close track of the latest trends and we know how popular HTML5 and CSS are these days. That is why while implementeing our new theme engine, which we presented in our previous blog, we added a small, but powerful styling feature  and in this blog we want to tell you more about it.   Until now there were two ways to create new themes for RadControls. The first one is to use the Visual Style Builder tool (http://www.telerik.com/products/winforms/tools.aspx) and to create or modify an existing theme. The other way is a bit tricky as you should edit an XML...