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    First-class charting solution for Windows Phone 7... Delivering…

    As you might have already read Valio’s blog or have stopped by our booth at MIX11 and seen our WP7 demos, we are currently focused on delivering a highly performing charting solution to our users. As with every control or feature we are aiming high - exceptional performance, intuitive and easy-to-use model and pixel-perfectness are some of the major tasks we have setup. We have spent literally months of research, starting from high-level concepts, chart domain knowledge, architecture and ending with implementation details like logical trees, extremely fast home-grown property store and entirely custom layout system. Every single detail has been verified...
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    How To Create A Population Pyramid with RadChart for Silverlight

    A population pyramid, also called an age structure diagram as defined by Wikipedia is a graphical illustration that shows the distribution of various age groups in a human population (typically that of a country or region of the world). It typically consists of two back-to-back bar graphs, with the population plotted on the X axis and age on the Y axis, one showing the number of males and one showing females in a particular population in five-year age. Although there are different types of population pyramids this blog post will demonstrate how to create such pyramid using the RadChart’s Horizontal Bar type....
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    RadControls for Windows Phone 7 Q1 2011 Beta 2 released

    We are happy to announce the immediate availability of our RadControls for Windows Phone 7 Q1 2011 Beta 2 release . Along with numerous bug fixes and further polish of the suite we are also introducing several cool new features, namely: Complete design-time support for RadGauge: You will be able to select among several (many more to come for the official release) predefined Gauge templates through an intuitive User Interface directly in Visual Studio.
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    Grouping, sorting and filtering for Windows Phone 7 – what the options are?

    February 08, 2011 Share
    One of the most useful controls in Windows Phone 7 is the so called “JumpList” and its popup “Quick Jump Grid” UI – that is, according to the official Microsoft design guidelines, a “Way to help the user to scroll through long lists”. The First Look example of RadJumpList in our demo application Much like in Windows 7, the “quick jump grid” user experience enables you with fast navigation to a desired location within the associated list of items. In order to populate the jump grid with items, the underlying list should be grouped by some criteria. So, how do we...
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    RadControls for Windows Phone 7 Q1 2011 Beta released

    February 03, 2011 Share
    We are most excited to announce the immediate availability of our RadControls for Windows Phone 7 Q1 2011 Beta release. This is a major milestone for us and we managed to complete all the scheduled new controls and features as well as lots of bug fixes and polish over the entire suite. In case you still don't have a copy grab one from here. I cannot wait to share what’s new in this release: Gauge: The First Look example in our Demo application Gauges are a fundamental part of every data visualization application and that is why we focused our efforts on delivering industry leading solution...