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    Silverlight: Silverlight 5 is out. What does this mean to me?

    December 13, 2011 Share
    Microsoft's long awaited release of Silverlight 5 happened on Friday. Silverlight 5.0 ships with a ton of new features, including new media and graphic improvements as well as extending the trust model to the browser (a big deal for some Line of Business applications). This release happened without any fanfare but that hardly diminishes its value. Some of the great things in the release are listed here. While Microsoft did not announce that there was going to be a Silverlight 6, they did announce they would extend support for Silverlight 5 for ten years until 10 Dec 2021, as long...
  • .NET

    Building Stock charts with RadChart for Windows Phone

    December 08, 2011 Share
    Download the demo Visualizing financial data with RadChart for Windows Phone, part of RadControls for Windows Phone, has never been easier. As of the Q3 2011 release, the control adds two of the most popular financial series – Candlestick and Stick (or OHLC as we call it) to its broad range of different visualizations. In this post I will explain how easy it is to setup a chart that visualizes some financial data. The more interesting topics covered are: Reading data from a file and creating view models Setting-up and styling a RadCartesianChart instance Adding chart interactivity  The view model The data points created by a CandleStickSeries...
  • .NET

    Building a Picture Browser app for Windows Phone using RadSlideView and RadDataBoundListBox

    November 28, 2011 Share
    One of the fresh new add-ons for the official Q3 2011 release of RadControls for Windows Phone is RadSlideView. The control provides smooth and slick user experience allowing for navigating a sequence of content items slide-by-slide. The control is also fully aware of orientation changes and the items are resized and re-arranged accordingly to the current orientation. In this post I want to demonstrate how easy it is to build a simple picture-browser application based on our RadDataBoundListBox and RadSlideView controls.   Download Demo What’s more interesting in the demo: Simulating Wrap Layout with RadDataBoundListBox Building a custom control to be used for image holder Using RadSlideView with SlideViewPictureSource  App architecture It is...
  • .NET

    Introducing Telerik Patterns & Practices for Silverlight and WPF

    November 18, 2011 Share
    If you’re like me and you enjoy reading developer controls documentation (who doesn’t?), you may have noticed a new addition to the online documentation today for both RadControls for Silverlight and RadControls for WPF. It’s my pleasure to introduce you to a new effort we are launching alongside the Q3 2011 release – Telerik Patterns & Practices: Our first series for Telerik P&P is in direct response to a customer request, specifically for advice on how to handle an Event-to-Command scenario within their Silverlight application. Since there are more than a few ways to handle that we figured it would be...
  • .NET

    RadControls for Windows Phone Q3 2011 – new SlideView, Auto-Complete plus more

    November 16, 2011 Share
    Q3 2011 release is a major milestone for our RadControls for Windows Phone suite. We at Telerik are always doing our best trying to deliver more than expected. And Q3 2011 is not an exception. Along with all the great new stuff that made it for the Q3 2011 BETA, we added three fresh new controls for the official release, believing that our users will love them. These are: RadSlideView- BETA The control provides smooth and slick user experience that allows a sequence of user-defined content items to be viewed slide by slide. It may enter two different view modes – full screen, displaying...