• .NET

    Bringing User Experience to the next level in RadGridView for WinForms

    In the upcoming Q3 2010, we bring the extensibility of RadGridView to the next level. We will add the ability to create and replace the row type for all rows stored in the rows collection which will give our customers almost unlimited control over the customization and design of the control. The new feature gives developers the opportunity to extend the default behavior of all descends of the GridViewRowInfo class. Here is how it works: Let’s say that you want to create an expandable filter row which has extended user-friendly UI for filtering: In Q3 2010 this will be possible with a few simple...
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    SP1 of RadControls for WinForms Q2 2010 Released, Featuring Conversion Wizards

    Yesterday we released the first of series of Service Packs, following our outstanding Q2 2010 release. The first drop is for RadControls for WinForms, and features a fair amount of bug fixes. A noteworthy feature made it in Q2 2010 SP1 - and this is the ability to quickly switch from [now obsolete] RadPanelBar, RadTabStrip, RadComboBox, and RadListBox controls to their new counterparts: RadPageView and RadDropDownList and RadListControl. The idea is simple, and the transition process is quick, transparent and painless. Simply download and install RadControls for WinForms Q2 2010 SP1 and upgrade your application to use the latest version. Once you...
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    New goodies in RadGridView for WinForms: Drag and drop with RadGridViewDragDropService

    One of the new goodies that came with RadGridView Q2 2010 is the brand new drag and drop API, which offers a very flexible way to create custom drag and drop scenarios with ease. Each instance of RadGridView is associated with RadGridViewDragDropService that handles user drag and drop operations. It gives you out-of-the-box reordering of columns and movement of items between the group panel and the columns header. The service is also responsible for rows reordering in unbound mode when grouping and sorting features are not applied. In many cases, developers need to implement complex custom scenarios that are not covered by our products by default....
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    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...
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    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...