• .NET

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

    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...
    November 28, 2011
  • .NET

    Introducing Telerik Patterns & Practices for Silverlight and WPF

    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...
    November 18, 2011
  • .NET

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

    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...
    November 16, 2011
  • .NET

    Telerik XAML Q3’11 Beta—A Walkthrough Part 3: RadChartingKit

    The original version of this post can be found on SilverlightShow.net.   In this third and last installment of Telerik XAML Q3’11 Beta—A Walkthrough we discuss RadChartingKit.  If you read Parts 1 and 2, you’ll know that in the upcoming mid-November release, in addition to RadBarCode and RadVirtualizingWrapPanel, our XAML team here at Telerik is including an exciting and brand-new control: RadChartingKit.  If you haven’t read Parts 1 and 2, you should.  All good news aside, we recommend you download the beta so you make the most of this and the other two articles. Introducing RadChartingKit For anyone who has read the XAML Beta...
    November 01, 2011
  • .NET Mobile

    Telerik XAML Q3’11 Beta—A Walkthrough Part 2: RadVirtualizingWrapPanel

    The original version of this post can be found on SilverlightShow.net.   Here begins the second of three parts, which comprise Telerik XAML Q3’11 Beta—A Walkthrough.  In case you missed it, with Telerik’s upcoming release in November you’ll have access to the official versions of RadBarCode, RadVirtualizingWrapPanel, and RadChartingKit—and a few sure-to-please extras.  To make the most of these articles, download the beta before getting started. For an introductory overview you can check out the official beta announcement on our Silverlight Team blog.  Introducing RadVirtualizingWrapPanel RadVirtualizingWrapPanel boosts the performance of your ListBox/ListView when binding to a large amount of data. The control generates only...
    November 01, 2011