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    I know what you’re thinking, and you’re wrong.

    September 15, 2011 Share
    A blog by Doug Seven, Executive Vice President at Telerik. (Original post here) Its day 2 of the Microsoft Build conference, and if you’ve been keeping up with the hype you are probably thinking that you need to throw away that WPF or Silverlight app you’re building and start fresh with HTML5 or this new XAML that is the future. If that is what you are thinking, you are wrong. Everything you are doing today you should keep doing. The world didn’t end for you, and your job is not at risk (at least not because of this!). As a .NET...
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    Hot Interviews Straight from the BUILD Venue

    September 14, 2011 Share
    Straight from the BUILD Venue, we’ve got Richard Campbell from DotNetRocks in an open-air studio, interviewing industry influencers. First on the hot chair is Miguel Carrasco reflecting on day 1 of //build/ 2011. See how a UX guy feels about Silverlight, WPF and HTML 5.     Next is Jason Zander, Corporate Vice President of Visual Studio. Follow this page for...
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    The countdown to BUILD!

    September 08, 2011 Share
    Next week is the much-anticipated BUILD developer conference about the future of development on the Windows platform, and the public unveiling of Windows 8. Microsoft says that Windows 95 changed the PC and Windows 8 will “change everything.” Clearly, the hyperbole and hype are already running high. The conference has been under such secrecy that we have been told all phone conversations at Microsoft are being recorded to prevent leaks. Something big is going to happen and Telerik is excited to be part of it. We will have a big crew attending the event eager to watch the events...
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    The New Kindle: Android Tablet Killer

    September 08, 2011 Share
    I have argued before that the Android tablet market is a mess and can’t compete with the iPad. I said that the Android manufacturers were developing a tabletized laptop while Apple was developing an “experience” centered around their integrated services.  I made the claim that only Amazon can really take on the iPad with its integrated experience and books, music, video service as well as its own AppStore. Last week it was leaked that Amazon is nearly done with a 7 inch Kindle branded Android tablet. It should sell for about $249 and hit the markets in October or November....
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    Exciting WP7 Marketplace Statistics Revealed

    September 07, 2011 Share
    Telerik RadControls for WP7 is the most widely used commercial UI suite on the marketplace. Says who? Says Justin Angel. The man kindled the WP7 dev world with exciting Marketplace statistics. He has downloaded all Windows Phone 7 XAP’s using the Windows Phone 7 marketplace API’s and has answered a bunch of questions that preoccupy a lot of Windows Phone devotees’ minds. Justin found out that 97% of the apps on the Marketplace are not obfuscated and that the Silverlight platform accounts for 90% of the WP7 apps compared to 10% for XNA. There is a very interesting piece of information about...