• Mobile

    Announcing RadControls for WindowsPhone Q3.11 Service Pack1 release

    December 21, 2011 Share
    Today we are releasing a Service Pack 1 of Q3.2011 release for RadControls for WindowsPhone. The files are available for download here. Among the fixes and improvements, based on the feedback we've got in the last month, we had the time to add and the following new features to the product:  - LiveTileHelper - with this helper you can easily create and pin LiveTiles from your application to the device home screen. The key feature we are adding on top of the standard live tiles in the Silverlight framework is the ability to create dynamic and custom designed tiles. All you need...

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    Create beautiful and dynamic Live Tiles with Telerik LiveTileHelper

    December 21, 2011 Share
    Download the sample project here. In the quest of making Windows Phone developers life easier we decided to add a little addition to Telerik Windows Phone toolkit with the Service Pack that was announced today. One of the coolest things that were added in the Mango update of the Windows Phone OS was the support of secondary live tiles. With secondary live tiles you can add a link on the home screen of the device which can point to any Page inside your application. With the default support for live tiles that comes from the Silverlight framework you get a fixed template for the live tile...

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    Building Microsoft Exchange client for Windows Phone - part 3/3 - displaying the data in Metro UI

    November 09, 2011 Share
    [download the application complete source code from your Telerik account ] This is part 3 of the series on Building an Exchange Client For Windows Phone. See part1 and part2. In the previous part of the series you saw how to connect, authenticate and consume the Exchange server data. In this part I will show you how to build the login UI and how to display the appointments in the windows phone application. Building the Login UI and storing user password The UI itself is nothing special – we are just listing the fields that are needed. I want to stress out how important is the security when...

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    Building Microsoft Exchange client for Windows Phone - part 2/3 - Connecting to server and consuming data

    November 09, 2011 Share
    [download the application complete source code from your Telerik account ] This is part 2 of the series on Building an Exchange Client For Windows Phone. See part1. Microsoft has invested a lot into building managed API for accessing Exchange Web Services (EWS). This gives us the opportunity to do virtually everything from code, that an end user can do using the Microsoft Outlook client. The API allows us to add/edit/delete mail massages, appointments, contacts, tasks, etc. In this example we will show you how to access user appointments, but working with the rest of the assets can be done in the similar way. Setting...

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    Building Microsoft Exchange client for Windows Phone

    November 09, 2011 Share
    [download the application complete source code from your Telerik account ] Part 1 – Overview We’ve got a lot of positive feedback on our previous end to end example of building a WindowsPhone application with Telerik Windows Phone controls and we decided to create a new complete application with full source code available. This time we decided to cover a topic that is very consumer oriented, but at the same time there is very little info available on the internet. We will show you how to consume and display data from a Microsoft Exchange Server using the Exchange Web Services Managed API (EWS for short). In the latest...