• .NET

    Task-It Webinar - Building a real-world application with RadControls for Silverlight 4

    Yesterday I held a live webinar on Building a real-world application with RadControls for Silverlight 4. Thank you to all of those that attended, but if you did not have a chance to catch it, you can watch a recorded version here: Building a real-world application with RadControls for Silverlight 4 I wasn't able to get too deep into the inner workings of the app because of time limitations, but over the upcoming weeks I will dig deeper in my blog posts, and potentially some videos. FYI, I just put up a new blog post where I provide a link to download the source...
    March 19, 2010
  • .NET Web

    New Feature: RadGridView for Silverlight and WPF now can export totals to Excel, ExcelML, Word and CSV

    I’m happy to inform you that with our latest internal build you will be able to export the grid totals in all supported formats: Check the attached demo application & enjoy! Download ...
  • .NET Web

    How To: Print your DataGrid (or any UIElement) on multiple pages with Silverlight 4

    In Silverlight 4 you can use PrintDocument to print easily any UIElement: …    var doc = new PrintDocument();    doc.DocumentName = YourDocumentName;    doc.PrintPage += (s, e) =>    {         e.PageVisual = YouUIElement;    };    doc.Print(); … and I’ve made an extension method that can be used to print any UIElement on multiple pages: public static void Print(this UIElement source, string documentName) { ...
  • .NET

    RadGridView for Silverlight and WCF RIA Services Part II: Basic Editing Support

    In my previous blog post I have demonstrated how to display master-details data in an asynchronous manner with RadGridView for Silverlight and WCF RIA Services. I have decided to refactor the sample project a little bit and add some very basic editing support. Here is the changes I have made to the sample project: I have recreated the ChinookService to support editing. I have encapsulated the details grid into a new user control called AlbumsControl. I have added a “Submit Changes” button below the details grid. I got rid of the IValueConverter that used to create the albums DomainDataSource and defined everything in...
    January 08, 2010
  • .NET

    Asynchronous Master-Details with RadGridView for Silverlight and WCF RIA Services

    Inspired by Brad Abrams’ marvelous series of blog posts, I have decided to create a simple project demonstrating how to harness the enormous power of RIA Services with Telerik RadGridView for Silverlight. I have decided to use the new Chinook database after reading this wonderful post by Tim Heuer explaining how to work with relational data in the RIA Services paradigm. Make sure you have this database installed on the default instance of your SQL Server 2008 Express or you will have to modify the connection string as needed. In one of my previous blog posts I have thoroughly explained How To Display Hierarchical Data with...
    January 07, 2010