• .NET

    Introducing Breadcrumb for Silverlight

    I’m happy to announce that with the Q2 2011 Beta we are releasing a new rad control – RadBreadcrumb. With the Q2 Beta the RadBreadcrumb will be available only for Silverlight and we will include a WPF version for the official Q2 2011 release.  The Breadcrumb control is a lot like the TreeView – you have a hierarchy through which you can freely navigate, but unlike the TreeView the breadcrumb is showing only the currently selected path in the hierarchy and have a couple of additional features like history and text mode. In this blog post I’ll try to explain you the...
  • .NET

    Breadcrumb hierarchy navigation for RadGridView

    May 31, 2010 Share
    For my first blog post I’m going to present a little pet project inspired by requests from some of our customers. And so, without further ado: The Breadcrumb is a simple control that analyzes the type of the collection found in the RadGridView’s ItemsSource property and automatically resolves data hierarchies. Usage is pretty straight-forward. Place the control anywhere you like and then connect it to the RadGridView, all in XAML. Example: <bread:Breadcrumb Grid.Row="0" Margin="5" SourceGridView="{Binding ElementName=radGrid}"/> The logic behind the type analysis algorithm is simple: represent every collection as a generic IEnumerable<> and get the type of the generic argument. So if you have an array of...