• .NET

    Downloaded a new version? What’s that?

    Some of you already noticed new versions of RadControls are available on the Telerik website and were able to download them to their machines. There is nothing to worry about – it is just the official Q2 2010 release coming out: we are in the final release phase and the official news are about to come in an hour or so.   In other words, having the VSExtensions added to your IDE not only eases the RadControls project creation/configuration/upgrade, but from time to time can give you an hour or two heads-up with the newly expected release.   If you just can’t wait for the new releases (like...
  • .NET

    Building BI Dashboards with Telerik RadControls for Silverlight and WPF Webinar Follow-up

    Despite the initial audio and connectivity issues, the Building BI Dashboards with RadControls for Silverlight and WPF Webinar proceeded well and we got to dive into some of the issues people face in these scenarios as well as how RadControls for Silverlight and RadControls for WPF can help answer those challenges.  This is very close to the presentation that I gave this past weekend at the New England BI Code Camp, except the webinar is a little more focused on Telerik controls.  :) In this presentation, we look at a fictional requirements list for a customer would look like and why Silverlight or WPF can...
  • .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

    Events in Task-It - Part 3

    Task-It Series This post is part of a series of blog posts and videos about the Task-It (task management) application that I have been building with Silverlight 4 and Telerik's RadControls for Silverlight 4. For a full index of these resources, please go here. One of the posts listed in the index provides a full source download for the application, and I will be referring to that source code in this post. Prior topics In my last 2 event-related posts I talked about passing information between components via events and using events in providing feedback to a user when time consuming operations are in progress. I also blogged recently...
    May 13, 2010
  • .NET

    Handling data load errors on the client in Task-It

    Task-It Series This post is part of a series of blog posts and videos about the Task-It (task management) application that I have been building with Silverlight 4 and Telerik's RadControls for Silverlight 4. For a full index of these resources, please go here. One of the posts listed in the index provides a full source download for the application, and I will be referring to that source code in this post. Leading up to displaying an error As I was preparing to write Part 3 of my mini-blog post series about Events in Task-It I realized that should give a little background...
    May 07, 2010