• .NET Mobile

    Browser Zoom - Why Does It Break Your Page And How To Avoid It

    November 05, 2012 Share
    The current situation The major browsers offer the option to zoom the entire page rather than just increase the font size. This is an important accessibility feature, which is often used not only by people with vision impairments, but also by users that, for different reasons, need to see the page smaller or larger. Usually we zoom to increase the font size but, since the browser zooms the entire page, visual glitches could appear when the layout is based on background images and/or sprites. It will not ruin the page accessibility but will leave a feeling that the UI is not structured very well. And we don’t want...
  • .NET Mobile

    Filtering Options for Your Telerik ASP.NET AJAX PivotGrid

    RadPivotGrid’s development is gathering momentum and Q3 brings along a major improvement: our pivot grid control for Asp.Net Ajax already comes equipped with a powerful filtering mechanism. Let’s look straight into what this new feature offers. Filtering in RadPivotGrid supports three modes: report, label and value. 1. Report filters Report filters are applied on fields that do not participate in the grouping of the data but are still present in the underlying data source:   So, for example, let’s suppose that your data items grouped by RadPivotGrid feature a Category property with 100 unique values. Furthermore, your manager needs a report where the data should be grouped...
  • Web .NET

    A Sneak Peek at our ASP.NET AJAX RibbonBar development

    November 01, 2012 Share
    A few months ago, I blogged about Telerik’s ASP.NET RibbonBar control (or just ribbon for short) in general: why use it; a few words about the ribbon spec; improvements we have made and future plans we have for it. Now, few days after the 2012 Q3 release, I am blogging about our progress in this area, as well as bringing up some other lesser known features of the ribbon. What's old new in the Ribbon I did mention this in my previous post, but perhaps I did not emphasize it enough: apart from complying with the MS specs more, we introduced two major features for...
  • .NET Mobile

    A Brief Guide To Data Manipulation with Telerik’s mighty PivotGrid for ASP.NET AJAX

    Since we introduced the RadPivotGrid for ASP.NET AJAX in Q2 2012 we have been working hard to bring new functionalities and make our next grid control the best on the market. Now with the release of Q3 2012 we are happy to tell you that we are even closer to achieve desktop-like experience in the browser. The new Telerik’s PivotGrid ConfigurationPanel is a perfect showcase of what RadControls could do and how the web could encapsulate rich client-side interactions with heavy CPU intensive backend calculations. Let’s go through the details.
  • .NET Mobile

    Easily Generate QR Codes with Telerik’s ASP.NET AJAX Barcode Control

    October 30, 2012 Share
    A typical scenario is for someone to browse a website on his computer, and then to wish to open a link of the site on his cellphone. It would be easier for the person to open it, if it’s encoded as an image that the phone can directly read, because smartphones cannot understand human readable text, but most of them can read images, called QR codes. What are QR (Quick Response) codes and how are they used? The QR is a two-dimensional code. It looks like a matrix which consists of black square dots (modules) on a white background. Text information can...