• .NET

    Let’s build a board game with RadGridView for WinForms

    You probably know RadGridView for WinForms. It became a must for every serious business application for its great and widely used features – load-on-demand hierarchy, self-referencing hierarchy, grouping, sorting, filtering, exporting capabilities and many others. There is one more cool feature that will greatly improve the user experience of your application – our built-in drag and drop mechanism. This is the core feature of the application that we would like to introduce today, namely Telerik Checkers.   As the name implies, Telerik Checkers is an implementation of the standard Checkers game and follows most of its rules. The drag and drop restrictions and customizations are possible thanks to the...
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    TechEd 2011: What to expect from RadControls from WinForms

    TechEd 2011 is at full swing and we are sure that you want to know more about the latest innovations that we, the WinForms team, are preparing for you. As the WinForms Roadmap suggests, we are currently working on the RadListView control, and we have created a new built-for-the-purpose reference application that features the new component - Telerik MovieLab. We will be showcasing the new application together with MSAA support, so come to booth #409 and see what's new: RadListView will support the features of the standard ListView control, plus many more. One of the key features that you will be able to notice immediately...
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    Roadmap: ListView and PropertyGrid controls Coming to RadControls for WinForms in Q2 2011

    With the release of RadControls for WinForms Q1 2011 SP1, we officially completed the Q1 2011 release, and it is time to pave our way towards Q2 2011. The first thing we did, of course, was to schedule the tasks for the release and we think that it is time to share our plans for Q2 2011. Among all the goodies that the new release will feature, the most important are two new controls: Property Grid. This powerful control will provide a sophisticated Visual Studio-style property grid, and will allow for theming and customizations. Developers will be able to easily create...
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    RadControls for WinForms Q1 2011 Service Pack 1 is Out

    Q1 2011 proved to be a successful release for RadControls for WinForms. With the introduction of the revamped RadTreeView and the new control RadWizard the Telerik WinForms suite continues on being the ultimate Windows Forms suite. Despite the fact that the new features are mature enough, they needed only a small finishing touch – a touch that your feedback made possible. It is our pleasure to announce the first Service Pack of Q1 2011 which finalized the recently introduced features and even added a few more. Among the highlights of the release are: •    RadListControl  now supports binding to business objects containing sub...
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    Make Your Telerik WinForms-enabled Applications Start Instantly

    RadControls for WinForms is a very well structured package of controls, with an excellent balance between performance and features. Still, firing up an application built with Telerik Windows Forms may take a few seconds – time that end-users prefer to get rid of, if possible. So, here is a nice trick which makes your RadControls-enabled application run instantly on the client. This solution is common for large applications such as the Open Office suite. The idea here is to load some application resources (in our case - the  whole application) when the Windows starts. When the end-user starts the application,...