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    Telerik Windows 8 UI Controls Release Candidate – Build Windows Store-Ready Apps at No Cost

    September 13, 2012 Share
    Today we are pleased to announce the Release Candidate of Telerik UI Controls for Windows 8 development. One of the highlights of the release is the addition of two new controls, Pagination  and HubTile, for both HTML and XAML environments. In addition, the suite gets improvements such as Design-time support for XAML and numerous performance enhancements. With this version of the suite (as well as with the previous Beta) you can build Windows store-ready apps at no cost. Hurry up, get your app to the store first; being first has huge advantages! There are already a number of certified apps on...
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    Accelerator 2.0

    September 05, 2012 Share
    Over the past year I have been a mentor at an accelerator called Haxlr8r. Haxlr8r, based just north of me in Shenzhen, China, is a unique accelerator since it is the only accelerator to focus exclusively on hardware startups. The targeted hyper-focus of the cohort paid dividends as everyone is in the same space and learned from each other and shared their experiences. That got me thinking, why not do the same for software!?!? Over the past few months,  I’ve been helping organize the first ever early-stage startup accelerator in Hong Kong. This accelerator is not like any of its kind. It is the only accelerator to...
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    Time to Cast Your Vote! Tell DevPro Connections and Windows IT Pro why Telerik is Your Choice

    September 04, 2012 Share
    It’s that time of year when DevPro Connections and Windows IT Pro opens up the polls to the community at large to share support for your favorite products and services.  Of course, we know that Telerik has a very loyal community – whether it is because our technology solved a particularly difficult challenge or our support team was always at the ready or maybe you just like our ninja style!  It could also be that you’re looking forward to our capabilities around Windows 8 (details to follow). Whatever the reason, we’re asking you – our loyal community – to once again give...
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    10x10 Shanghai Recap

    August 30, 2012 Share
    Last week I traveled up to Shanghai, China to speak at the 10x10 event: bringing in 10 tech “pioneers” to speak for 10 minutes each to a crowd of entrepreneurs. I put pioneers in quotes, since there were 9 pioneers plus me speaking. It was a great way to connect with the startup scene in China. The event was sponsored by Chinaccelerator, an early stage startup accelerator that has 10 companies in a cohort right now. I met with most of the 10 companies and was very impressed; most, but not all, were doing mobile or social media startups. People in the West understand that Facebook and...
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    Our Windows Phone Customers’ Apps that Rule the Marketplace

    August 20, 2012 Share
    All eyes are on the upcoming new Windows Phone device by Nokia in September as well as the release of Windows Phone 8, since they’ll open up new horizons for Windows Phone developers and their apps. Meanwhile, we follow with excitement the success of our customers’ apps. Our Showcase Gallery has more than 200 featured apps, many of which take top positions on the marketplace. So we decided to show them off. Check out which apps built with Telerik Windows Phone UI controls rule the marketplace.