• .NET Mobile

    Easily Add Industry-standard Barcodes to Your ASP.NET AJAX Application with RadBarcode

    Barcodes are everywhere. They are printed on retail products for easier identification. They are used for encoding numbers and keys for all kinds of tickets for concerts, shows and movies. They are even used to track your luggage with a baggage tag in the airport. Most of these uses are out of our industry, but barcodes are getting more and more popularity on the web as well. What is more, they are easy to use, because they are scalable with smartphones.  A common scenario is when you show a barcode with some data in your site, and your clients are...
    June 28, 2012
  • .NET Mobile

    Your Questions Answered - Q & A From the Q2 2012 What's New Webinar

    So last week I hosted the "What's New in Q2 2012 for ASP.NET AJAX and MVC" webinar. Throughout the entire show you, the attendees, had full access to asking me questions - and boy did you ask questions! I managed to summarize the questions in to the most common ones, or group certain ones in to a more generic question to cover multiple questions at the same time. Below you will find all of these aggregated questions, with some hopefully decent answers from yours truly ;) As always, if you do not see your exact question chances are it is...
  • .NET Mobile

    Changes in RadInput in Q2 2012 version of RadControls

    As you already know we have introduced new rendering model for RadInput in Q3 2011. It was later set as default mode in Q1 2012. The initial idea behind this change was to remove 2 of the input elements from the output HTML of the control and use a span that to overlay the visible one in order to show the formatted value. With this approach we really have fewer elements on the page and in the same time we could show, validate and submit different values. We also removed the table in order to provide better styling potential and boost...
  • .NET Mobile

    Chart Your Data Now in New Generation Apps Flavor

    Having a chart control in your arsenal is of great value because it visualizes significant information in an easily digestible manner. This is of great use for numerous scenarios - showing statistical data, displaying revenue and flow of numerical data, implementing reports, assembling analytics solutions, for pure scientific purposes or just for fun. A chart can be displayed in many different manners, e.g as shown below:   Implementing a chart solution, however, is a pretty time-consuming task and that is why we at Telerik decided to provide this powerful data visualization tool out of the box for our customers. With the new HtmlChart...
  • .NET Mobile

    Meet Telerik’s ASP.NET AJAX ODataDataSource Control

    It has been a while since we introduced the initial version of the OData binding API for our controls. Despite providing robust OData binding, the old API had one major drawback – it was tedious to configure. A lot of markup was required and there was no design time in order to make developers life easier. Well, this is no longer! I am glad to announce that with Q2 2012 we are shipping our newly baked ODataDataSource control which is intended to replace the old API and provide more robust and straightforward way to consume OData services. Visual OData Binding  Its goal...