• .NET

    Two steps installation

    1st click, 2nd click and you are ready to go. These are the steps required to install any Telerik product as of the Q1 2011 release. The idea behind this change is to provide better user experience during installation. To achieve this we have minimized the steps that you have to perform when installing any Telerik product while at the same time we have left the same flexibility to customize what is installed. Let me introduce the new installation workflow: Step 1 On the first dialog you can read the license agreement of the product if you click the Read License Agreement button. By continuing...
  • Company News

    The RadControls for Windows Phone Showcase Series – part 1

    I cannot hide my excitement form the fact that even though RadControls for Windows Phone are still in a CTP stage, there are already a bunch of apps on the Windows Phone Marketplace, that are built with the suite. The application I’m showing you today is called HealthCaddy – your buddy if you are tracking health data points such as blood glucose, blood pressure and weight readings daily as part of your health and fitness goals. The main reading entry screen displays a quick snapshot of four most recent entries. Double-tap the graph and you’ll get to a full-screen version of the...
    January 06, 2011
  • .NET

    Jump-start using Telerik RadControls

    Or the quickest way to acquire and start utilizing RadControls Okay, I’m throwing it out: With Visual Studio 2010 on your machine and a Telerik account, you can set up a project utilizing the latest RadControls in less than two minutes. Here is how: Start Visual Studio 2010 Launch the Extension Manager and navigate to the Online Gallery tab Search for Telerik VSExtensions Install the VSExtensions you’re interested in. For the time being there are four of them: WebUI ( RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX ), Silverlight ( RadControls for Silverlight ), WPF ( RadControls for WPF ) and WinForms ( RadControls for WinForms ). VSExtensions for ASP.NET MVC are in production and will be published...
  • .NET

    Visual Studio Extensions Q2 2010 Highlights

    At Telerik we take great pride in having the most comprehensible component suites on the market. We always strive to make our components easier and more pleasant to work with. When we first released the Visual Studio Extensions, we made a commitment to make being successful with our components as easy as possible. Here are some of my favorite new features: Keeping up to date In the past we offered a possibility to upgrade your existing projects using the latest versions available through our website. In addition to that functionality, we now let you check for new versions whenever you are...
  • .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...