• .NET Mobile

    Stay Tuned - See What’s Coming to Telerik’s ASP.NET AJAX Next Version

    Some of you, who’ve read one of my previous blog posts, already have an idea what’s coming to Telerik’s ASP.NET AJAX Q2 2012. Now I am happy to tell you that we have the full list of all new controls and interesting features published and accessible through our public roadmap. The page has a brand new design and is easy to find it through the site navigation (Yeeey). Take your time to check it out here. Then don’t forget to share your feedback or ask questions by leaving a comment below. You know it’s valuable.  What’s next? Wait for the beta, which...
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    Take your ASP.NET Controls to the Gym

    There’s a ton of cool stuff coming out with ASP.NET 4.5 and Visual Studio 11. If you haven’t had a chance yet, take a look at my top five list of Visual Studio 11 Designer improvements for ASP.NET 4.5 development, as well as my deeper dive into the VS11 Page Inspector tool. Today however, I want to jump a bit more into code since, so far I haven’t covered too much of that! One of the new ASP.NET 4.5 improvements I’m excited about is the ability to have strongly typed controls. That’s right, you heard me, strongly typed! Why am I so...
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    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...