• .NET

    WCF RIA Services + RadControls for Silverlight Q3 SP1

    For anyone who has been paying attention, Microsoft has announced a fair number of changes and new things for us to play with over the past few weeks, suspiciously all surrounding the PDC conference in LA.  One of the biggest announcements was the Silverlight 4 beta, which I know we're all anxiously playing with, but the other was the (much needed) overhaul to .Net RIA Services, which has been re-branded as WCF Ria Services. So what's in a new name?  Well a host of improvements, but our friend Brad Abrams covered that more than well in his Welcome to WCF RIA Services...
    December 10, 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

    RadControls for WPF/Silverlight Q3 Beta 2 release is live!

    Hey everyone, start your morning off right by heading to your client account and downloading the new beta releases for RadControls for WPF and RadControls for Silverlight. Or you can start at Telerik Labs and work your way from there. :) In our RadControls for WPF suite, you now have access to exciting new controls like RadRibbonBar and first looks at the WPF versions of RadMenu and RadContextMenu.  Check out the browser based demo, or better yet download the beta bits and see it for yourself.  With RadControls for Silverlight, you get updates to RadTileView, RadOutlookBar, RadRibbonBar, and more- all based on community feedback...
    October 19, 2009
  • .NET

    Navigation for CoverFlow

    The Silverlight team decided to remove the ScrollBar control that used to be part of CoverFlow's control template. One of the reasons behind this decision is the easiness by which you can now, using Silverlight 3 element binding, create your own navigation. To learn more about all changes introduced by the beta version check my previous blog post here. This article explains in details how to create your own navigation using a range control, e.g. one that inherits from the RangeBase class. The first thing we need to do is to declare a CoverFlow control with some items in a straight-forward...
    October 06, 2009