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    My Top 5 Visual Studio 11 Designer Improvements for ASP.NET 4.5 Development

    A couple of weeks ago Microsoft released a beta version of the latest iteration of our favorite IDE - Visual Studio. This latest version, Visual Studio 11, contains quite a lot of improvements over Visual Studio 2010. With this release we also get to see all of the latest additions to ASP.NET 4.5 and of course the integration with VS11! I've been tinkering with both ASP.NET 4.5 and VS11 quite a bit lately, and I wanted to give a quick list of my top favorite features in the new Visual Studio's Designer interface. Keep in mind that these are just...
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    RadOrgChart for ASP.NET AJAX levels up in Q1 2012

    Introduction One of the newest members to the RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX family, Telerik’s ASP.NET AJAX Organizational Chart control is still green and growing. In its first release we equipped it with the most crucial tools it needed to be successful in the outside world. In Q1 2012 RadOrgChart leveled up and added two other important tools to its belt: Drag-and-drop in both binding modes - simple and group-enabled; Expand/collapse behavior for nodes; Drag-and-drop Simple Binding When data-bound to simple hierarchical data the user can reorder nodes (people) in the hierarchy by being guided by nice visual clues depicting the availability and the result of the current drop...
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    Telerik’s ASP.NET AJAX Controls Support Visual Studio 11 Beta from Day One!

    Unless you missed it somehow, last week Microsoft released the public preview of Windows 8 along with the beta of Visual Studio 11. They are both available for download right now and we encourage you to check out the tiled future :). If you already did that and you are still wondering if it's possible to build normal ASP.NET AJAX web applications using the new Win and VS releases, then this blog post will be helpful to you! First of all, a new build of the Telerik's ASP.NET AJAX controls is available in your accounts, specifically targeting Visual Studio 11 beta! The features...
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    Native Binary Excel Export Made Its Way to Our ASP.NET TreeList

    Q1 2012 brings yet another popular export format to the already rich set of TreeList features. This time, we added support for the Microsoft Excel format. The exported files are based on the binary BIFF standard and hereby they are fully compatible with virtually all versions of Microsoft Excel and most of the XLS BIFF compatible software. Another benefit is that you will be able to access the output file using the widely popular OleDB Jet provider. Similar to the PDF export, you can apply custom styles in two different ways – using the built-in item styles (ItemStyle, HeaderStyle and the...
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    All Questions Answered – A Follow-up to the Q1 2012 What’s New Webinar

    The “What’s New in ASP.NET” webinar was last week, and during the event you guys kept a pretty steady flow of questions coming in – which I like! Unfortunately due to time constraints I was not able to cover all of the questions live. However, I wanted to follow up with a blog post with all of the questions answered in written form. So, below you’ll find all of the answers to said questions that were asked during the webinar. Keep in mind that your exact question might not be in here, but that’s because I aggregated similar questions and...