• .NET

    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 implementing 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...
  • .NET

    The new theming engine for WinForms: Speed, give me what I need

    We suppose you have already read the Q2 2012 Announcement blog for WinForms and have noticed the three new great controls that we developed for you – RadChartView, RadAutoCompleteBox and RadTextBoxControl. We also feel, however, that one of the big new things about Q2 2012 may remain unnoticed in the bunch of innovations. Therefore, we decided to dedicate a separate blog post to it. This improvement concerns one of the most important things for each and every application – performance. Namely, in our latest release we introduced a new and improved theming engine. It minimizes the startup time for your application and...
  • .NET

    RadControls for WinForms Q2 2012 Now Available

    It’s yet another super exciting moment here at Telerik. We are once again ready to present you the next version of Windows Forms, now available for immediate download with the powerful Q2 2012 release of RadControls for WinForms. The second major edition of our toolbox for 2012 is packed with three brand-new controls, a slew of essential enhancements to the theming mechanism performance and memory usage, as well as various accessibility improvements. Top new features across the Telerik’s WinForms suite include: RadChartView - New lively chart control The brand new ChartView control coming out-of-the-box facilitates data visualization, achieving stunning visual effects. On the...
  • .NET

    Let’s liven up these WinForms charts with RadChartView

    As Q2 is just around the corner we would like to give you a glimpse of the newest member of our suite – RadChartView. The new chart control comes to address some of the limitations and deficiencies that we have identified in the RadChart implementation over the years - it allows you to visualize interactive, rich, animated charts and enables the end users to analyze complex data. RadChartView will be shipped with a set of pre-defined palettes and what is more, you will be able to edit the style in Visual Style Builder which will enable you to achieve endless custom...
  • .NET

    The Telerik WinForms Suite Boasts RadAutoCompleteBox

    Q2 2012 is coming close, so we decided that it’s time to gear you up for all the great goodies that are on their way. Today, we are going to show off one highly requested control in our Public Issue Tracker. As we are the first component vendor to introduce such a control in our WinForms suite and there are no established standards, we had some doubts about the name of the control. However, this is now out of question and here it is: RadAutoCompleteBox. So, what exactly is RadAutoCompleteBox? RadAutoCompleteBox allows you to easily fill-in tokens of text in a...