• Mobile

    Telerik RadControls for WP7 Support the Windows Phone Mango Release

    The next version of Windows Phone OS codename "Mango" was released last week. There are a lot of new features added - we can say that this is a major update of the OS. Here is the list of more important features targeting the developers (I'll skip the end-user features which you can see here, together with the full press release). Silverlight 4 New profiler and emulator for testing  Use of Silverlight + XNA together   Background processing  IE9 web browser control Live Tile enhancements: use of back of tiles and ability to update Live Tiles locally Additional sensors; direct camera access, compass & gyro...

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    Telerik WP7 suite future preview - Charts, Virtualizing Collection and Calendar

    We decided that for the MIX11 conference we will show some of the internal things that we are working on for Windows Phone 7. If you want to see the *new* controls in action - come visit our booth on MIX - we are exhibiting at "The Commons" hall. So what we are working on for our next release? For Q2 release (coming in ~July.2011) we will have the following new WP7 controls: Charting Line chart, Area chart, Bar chart, Pie chart See a video of how the charts are displayed in the emulator .

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    Using SterlingDB with Telerik RadJumpList to achieve maximum performance in LOB scenarios

    This is the last part of the series on building WP7 ToDo application with Telerik WP7 Control toolkit. Please refer to the "master" blog post for more details and links for the other part of the series. In this article I will show you how to implement a real life LOB scenario for WP7. In our latest Telerik WP7 ToDo application we have a lot of tasks which should be persisted on the device. We are using SterlingDB to persist and retrieve the data to/from the IsolatedStorage and RadJumpList to group and display the data. SterlingDB is an open source, well documented and high performance database – it is available on...

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    Implementing WP7 ToDo application part3 - adding richness and device features

    Add/Edit Task This is part 3 of the series on building WP7 ToDo application with Telerik WP7 Control toolkit. Please refer to the "master" blog post for more details and links for the other part of the series. The add/edit task screen is a standard form for adding and editing tasks. The more interesting things here are how the rich (voice, photo, location) fields for the tasks are specified. But first let’s see how to populate the “standard” fields. The design of the add/edit screen is specified below:  We basically have a form field for each of the Task class properties. For the string properties we have...

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    Implementing WP7 ToDo application part2 - building the home screen

    Building the Home Screen Panorama This is part 2 of the series on building WP7 ToDo application with Telerik WP7 Control toolkit. Please refer to the "master" blog post for more details about the application and links to the other part of the series. The home screen of the application consists from the following major components: Home Panorama Tasks List Projects List Let’s first examine the Panorama control. The requirements were that that the logo of the application and the “New Task” button should be always visible regardless to which item of the panorama the user has scrolled. To accomplish this we are using the Title property of the Panorama control...