• .NET Mobile

    Celebrate the 1st birthday of VS 2010

    Who can believe that an year has already passed since the first release of Visual Studio 2010? Lots of new installments accompanied the initial year of VS 2010 adoption (see Somasegar's blog post for more details) which made the MS developer community excited and happier like never before! And now, during the MIX 2011 conference which currently takes place in Las Vegas (Telerik is attending it, I encourage you to visit our booth to see a quick demo of the new WP7 control), there is a bunch of other thrilling goodies announced: First Preview of IE 10 ASP.NET MVC 3 tools update that delivers...
  • .NET

    How To: Run an installer as administrator with logging enabled

    Tired of enabling installer packages with User Account Control turned on? Miss the right-click & Run as Administrator command on MSI files? Want to easily run each installer with logging enabled? At least I was. Here is a quick way to add a Run As Administrator With Log command to msi files (inspired by David Ebbo’s post ): All we need is modify the MSI.Package class definition in the registry. The first step is to add a “runas” shell entry. This allows the command to automatically be run as administrator. The next step is defining a command to be executed. This is the...
  • .NET Mobile

    Q2 2011 Telerik AJAX and MVC Roadmaps

    A couple of weeks after the official Q1 2011 bits were out, there were people who started to ask: "Hey, what about your future plans for web development? I am impatient to know what you guys will be cooking for the summer release..". Well, with no further delay I am presenting you our AJAX and MVC Q2 2011 plans to feed your curiosity :) Telerik AJAX controls Q2 2011 Roadmap http://www.telerik.com/products/aspnet-ajax/whats-new/roadmap.aspx Focal points: Two new controls - image editor and web alert 4 new skins (Transparent + 3 Office2010 variations) Mobile and accessibility improvements HTML5 file API support for AsyncUpload, HTML5 input types rendering...
  • .NET Mobile

    FireFox 4 supported by Telerik AJAX and MVC components

    Right after the official launch of the new major version of the FireFox browser (you can download it from here) I asked our web teams to test the Telerik AJAX and MVC components against the latest version of FireFox. And guess what? Both suites support FireFox 4 and no modifications are needed! This is an acknowledgement that you can develop sites with our Q1 2011 AJAX and MVC bundles and be content when running them in FireFox 4. Pretty convenient, yeah?
  • .NET

    Two steps installation

    1st click, 2nd click and you are ready to go. These are the steps required to install any Telerik product as of the Q1 2011 release. The idea behind this change is to provide better user experience during installation. To achieve this we have minimized the steps that you have to perform when installing any Telerik product while at the same time we have left the same flexibility to customize what is installed. Let me introduce the new installation workflow: Step 1 On the first dialog you can read the license agreement of the product if you click the Read License Agreement button. By continuing...