• .NET

    GroupBox and Label Controls and Tooltip Themes in 2011.Q1 RadControls for Silverlight and RadControls for WPF

    These are controls that exist in one form or another in most of the other suites so we had some client requests to add them in our Silverlight / WPF suite too. In WPF you have GroupBox, Label and ToolTip in the presentation framework however we had no themes for them. In Silverlight there is only ToolTip. GroupBox and Label We have created GroupBox and Label in Telerik.Windows.Controls assembly. In WPF they extend the existing GroupBox and Label controls and only add themes. In Silverlight they extend HeaderedContentControl and ContentControl. How you can use them: <Grid x:Name="LayoutRoot" Background="#FF222222">     <telerik:GroupBox Header="Personal Information" Width="300" HorizontalAlignment="Center" VerticalAlignment="Center">         <Grid>             <Grid.ColumnDefinitions>                 <ColumnDefinition Width="Auto" MinWidth="80" />                 <ColumnDefinition Width="*" />...
    February 22, 2011
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    Hello Linux! RadControls for Silverlight Support the Preview of Moonlight 4.

    The preview of Moonlight 4, an open source Linux implementation of Microsoft Silverlight by Novell is already a fact. And so is Telerik RadControls for Silverlight support for it. Now Linux users gain access to the latest Silverlight content and also to the advantages of the latest features of Silverlight on all platforms. Telerik and Moonlight is a powerful development combination. The preview of Moonlight 4 and RadControls for Silverlight support for it, now gives developers the flexibility they need to extend rich media application development to Linux. And this is not the first time we cooperate with Novell. Back in...
    February 16, 2011
  • .NET

    Using RadControls to Build Windows Phone 7 Applications Webinar Follow-up

    After a long weekend of Windows Phone 7 related goodness (aka, sleepless nights of a-Ha! moments with the satisfaction of being several steps closer to being ready for the marketplace), we're back with another week, another Windows Phone 7 webinar in this current series, and some links and updated information as promised on the webinar last week. Last Week I had the fun job of presenting Using RadControls to Build Windows Phone 7 webinar last Thursday.  The recorded version is now available online at Telerik TV: Using RadControls to Build Windows Phone 7 on TelerikTV As well as soon on SilverlightShow.net at their Webinars...
    February 14, 2011
  • .NET

    Using Silverlight's easing functions when expanding/collapsing items in TreeView and PanelBar

    With the upcoming Q1 2011 Beta release, we’ve decided to sugarcoat RadTreeView and RadPanelBar even more. With the release of Silverlight 3, Microsoft introduced easing functions which are basically “custom mathematical formulas to your animations. For example, you may want an object to realistically bounce or behave as though it were on a spring.” Incorporating easing functions within RadTreeView or RadPanelBar can be done using Telerik’s AnimationManager:
    February 14, 2011
  • .NET

    TileView new feature: Maximized item docking

      With the Q1 2011 the RadTileView will support a couple of new features. One of them is the Windows 7 like docking for maximizing an item. To use this feature will be easy and intuitive. The first thing you'll have to do is turn it on using the IsDockingEnabled property, then drag an item to the desired maximize position(note that depending on the position a respective MaximizeArea will appear) and drop it there. Example Here I'll show you how to create a simple RadTileView with docking. First let's add a RadTileView, some DataTemplates and styles for the RadTileView and the RadTileViewItems: <Grid.Resources>     <DataTemplate x:Key="itemTemplate">         <StackPanel Orientation="Horizontal">             <TextBlock Text="Item" />             <TextBlock Text="{Binding...
    February 10, 2011