• .NET

    Telerik Zip Library–the newest member of the big RadControls family

    Have you ever wondered how to increase the responsiveness of your applications by compressing the data that you send over the internet? The Q2 2011 release of the RadControls for Silverlight and WPF comes with a new RadZipLibrary which allows you to easily compress data like images, docx or pdf files and send them over the wire. Thus, you will achieve fast and secure transactions. This is a list with short descriptions of the top-of-the-line features of Telerik’s Zip Library: Easy to use API – the Zip Library exposes flexible and easy to use API to provide you with full control over the compressed data Load or create ZIP...
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    The new RadRibbonView and why you should use it instead of the old RadRibbonBar

    With the Q2 release of the RadControls for Silverlight and WPF we are announcing the new RadRibbonView control. It is an easy-to-use implementation of the Microsoft Office 2010 “ribbon” UI, which will allow to codelessly organize all the functionality of your application into a single compact toolbar control. But all of you that are already familiar with our RadControls for Silverlight and WPF will say: “But what happened with the RadRibbonBar? Isn’t it the same and why we need a new one?” So in this blog post I will try to list the most significant improvements in the new control compared...
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    RadRibbonBar – new Office 2010 Backstage View

    February 14, 2011 Share
    With the Q1 2011 BETA release of RadControls for Silverlight and WPF we are announcing new ribbon control – the RadRibbonBackstage. The new RadRibbonBar Backstage functionality comes to replace the old Office 2007 Application menu with the new Office 2010 style. It is actually a collection of controls and most common actions that can be taken on the working area. Use Cases The new Backstage view might be used in cases where you want to achieve more native Office 2010 look and feel for your application. The user can have three types of items in the Backstage Navigation. The three types can be...
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    RadOutlookBar – minimization capabilities

    November 08, 2010 Share
    In this blog post we will go through a new feature of the RadOutlookBar – the minimization capabilities. With the upcoming release of the RadControls for Silverlight and WPF the RadOutlookBar will come with a couple of new properties: IsMinimizable – boolean property that allows you to choose whether the RadOutlookBar can be minimized or not IsMinimized - boolean property that allows you to choose whether the RadOutlookBar should be minimized or not MinimizedWidth – double property that represents the width that will be set to the RadOutlookBar, when it is minimized MinimizedWidthThreshold – double property that represents at what width...
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    RadRibbonWindow for Silverlight OOB

    November 08, 2010 Share
    With the upcoming release of RadControls for Silverlight Q3 2010 we are announcing a new ribbon control – RadRibbonWindow. It will give the same opportunities as RadRibbonWindow for WPF, in order to have specialized window that is pre-configured with a RadRibbonBar to emulate MS Office UI and so that you don’t have to spend time setting up this first layer of the UI. It also comes with a set of minimize, maximize and close buttons so that you don’t have to add these yourself. An application that will use the new RadRibbonWindow should be configured to run in out-of-browser mode and...