• .NET

    Benefits from Telerik and Visual Studio Online Gallery in VS2010

    With the VSIX deployment in Visual Studio 2010 the world become a better place for developers – we are now able to add small tools to our IDEs and customize them the way we want with just a few megs of download from the Online Gallery. If we don’t use the tool for some time and we don’t want it to eat some of our PC resources we can just disable it through the Extension Manager. If we don’t like a tool we can simply remove it. The VSIX deployment guarantees that a tool is uninstallable, as the deployment is...
  • .NET

    RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX CDN Support and Visual Studio Extensions

    You've probably already heard about the CDN support of RadScriptManager and RadStyleSheetManager (part of the RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX suite).   Removing the need to manually edit the web.config file, the Project Management Wizard (started through the Telerik -> RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX > Convert to Telerik Project/Configure WebSite menu) now allows you to define if you want to enable or disable CDN support for each of the controls globally (website wide).   In a manner, similar to the global skin, CDN support can be enabled/disabled at control level, overriding the global setting in the web.config file. All you need is use the CDNSettings property...
    December 09, 2009
  • .NET

    The Telerik Menu

    The Telerik Visual Studio Extensions are now included in the RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX and RadControls for Silverlight installers in order to make the development of applications with Telerik RadControls faster and easier. The main entry point for the Visual Studio Extensions is the Telerik menu. It is context sensitive and changes its state depending on the projects you are working on. 1) Create New Telerik Project menu item This state can be observed when no solution is opened or the currently selected project is not suitable for use with RadControls. Using the Create New Telerik Project menu item you can create a new Telerik Project with...
    November 13, 2009
  • .NET

    Upgrade Wizard: auto-upgrades and more

    Developers (yours truly included) often hate it when there is a need to deal with an external tool to accomplish a simple task. The upgrade process of RadControls seems such a task – you need to start a browser, open the Telerik website, login to your account, navigate to the Downloads section, download the installer and run it. Even more - if you want to keep updated you need to either check your RSS reader or e-mail, or refresh the Downloads page when you’re eagerly waiting for a new version.   One of the new features in the RadControls for ASP.NET...
    October 26, 2009
  • .NET

    Visual Studio 2010: Code snippets for “RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX”

    To enable support for Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 you will need to select “Complete” when installing RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX Q2 2009 SP1     One cool new feature of Visual Studio 2010 is that snippets now work in the HTML editor. Code snippets for C# and VB have been supported in previous versions of Visual Studio, however the new HTML Snippets feature gives you the same productivity boost when writing markup or ASP.NET server control declarations in the HTML Editor.   The following procedure describe how to use RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX code snippets:   In Visual Studio 2010, on the File menu, point to New...
    August 27, 2009