• .NET Mobile

    How to set a custom height for RadButton and RadFormDecorated buttons in ASP.NET AJAX

    Lately we’ve been receiving one question quite often - is it possible to increase the RadButton and / or RadFormDecorator’s button default height. Usually people are trying to set the needed value to the Height property: <telerik:RadFormDecorator runat="server" DecoratedControls="All" /> <asp:Button runat="server" Text="RadForm Button" Height="40" /> <telerik:RadButton runat="server" Text="RadButton" Height="40"> </telerik:RadButton>   But the result is not pretty:      By default the RadButton as well as ASP Buttons and inputs of type=”button” decorated by the RadFormDecorator are visually built with sprite images that apply a specific gradient to the element. The sprite image has a specific height, which means you cannot just change the button’s height property because the sprite image will be either cut off or...
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    A Match Made in Http Heaven - ASP.NET Web Forms and WebAPI

    With the introduction of MVC 4 Microsoft has created a fantastic new way for developers to expose data via HTTP service.  WebAPI is extremely easy to configure when compared to WCF services, and can send content in a multitude of formats.  On top of that you can easily extend it at almost any level.  While WebAPI shipped with MVC 4, it can easily be used in Asp.Net AJAX as well!  In this blog we will take a look at setting up WebAPI in ASP.Net Web Forms Before We Get Started To follow along with this blog you will need to download and...
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    Telerik ASP.NET AJAX Ninjas, the Q1 2012 service pack is here!

    Telerik’s ASP.NET AJAX Q1 2012 SP1 is already available for download! Upgrade your projects now to leverage the newest improvements and get your issues fixed. I will try to summarize for you the most significant improvements in a minute.  Before that though I just want to tell you we are proud to see less open bugs in our PITS and logs. Yeah, we are almost running out of issues. No kidding, it’s a fact – we have components which don’t have a single reported issue opened like ListBox, AsyncUpload, TagCloud, XmlHttpPanel, TreeView. I hope you find the issues you reported addressed. Improvements You Shouldn’t...
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    Become a Visual Studio 11 Master Detective – A Look into the Page Inspector

    Last week I mentioned my top five Visual Studio 11 designer improvements for ASP.NET development which took a look at some new goodies for us ASP.NET devs in VS11. One of these items, the Page Inspector, did get a bit of a spotlight but I think a paragraph or two cannot contain the sheer awesomeness that is this tool. Now I can hear some of you asking “What is this Page Inspector, and what makes it so special?” Well, let me tell you :) The Page Inspector found in VS11 brings in some of the most useful features within our favorite modern browser’s...
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    Getting tired of seeing trial messages in your ASP.NET AJAX application?

    Are you are a licensed developer but you still sometimes get the trial message when you run a page with RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX?   Telerik.Web.UI 2012.X.XXX.XX trial version. Copyright Telerik © 2002-2012. To remove this message, please purchase a developer version. This error means that you are still using the trial version of Telerik.Web.UI.dll! There is a couple of different ways to check whether the Telerik.Web.UI.dll assembly is a trial or a purchased one: Bin folder: Open the bin folder of your project using Windows Explorer and right click on the Telerik.Web.UI.dll file -> choose Properties -> go to the Details tab. If...