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    Win $500 for your Silverlight application

    September 03, 2009 Share
    If you have a Silverlight application built with RadControls for Silverlight and you don’t mind winning a $500 Amazon gift certificate, check out our Silverlight contest. The rules are very simple: Have or build an application, using RadControls for Silverlight (trial version including) Describe the project challenges, both technical and non-technical List the incorporated controls and most useful features Describe the technical aspects of the integration Submit your screenshots and description to Telerik The top 3 contestants that are chosen by the community will each receive one...
  • .NET

    RadScheduler for Silverlight learning series, part 1: Getting started with RIA Services

    September 01, 2009 Share
    One of the newest (and arguably greatest) controls to be added to the RadControls for Silverlight suite recently has been RadScheduler.  With it, you can take care of everything from scheduling your day to planning what track you want to attend at events.  This versatile control allows you a lot of freedom to customize how you interact with it and just what you can do with appointments, which is what this series is going to be all about.  I won't spoil the future installments just yet (although they'll include using RadDragAndDrop in RadScheduler, albeit in a different way than this...
  • .NET

    Watch out the flow is coming! – Telerik CoverFlow for Silverlight 3

    If you think the light from the Silverlight 3 release has already gone dim, then you should wait to see the new blast that the Telerik team has prepared just to make sure that once again everybody is looking in the same direction. In this article I will introduce one of the new controls that are already extending the enormous capabilities of Silverlight 3.         One of the buzz words that came up with Silverlight 3 is the Plane Projection that allows you to render UI element in a plane projection. We have been passionately waiting for this and...
  • .NET

    Mark working hours and days in different colors with RadScheduler for Silverlight

    We received a couple of questions on how some of the days and hours in the different views of RadScheduler can be customized. The answer of this question is in the attached application illustrating how working hours and days can be  marked in orange.  The solution includes 3 easy steps : Create a custom theme using the default RadScheduler' theme. Create a ValueConverter returning the right color depending on the hour/day. Find the style applied to every hour(timeslot) and apply the converter to the Background property. To create a custom theme you can follow the steps...
  • .NET

    Drag and drop items onto RadScheduler for Silverlight

    We all are aware that users tend to look for the easiest and most rational way to do something. That is why developers always strive to create their products' interface as intuitive as possible. Speaking in this context, dragging and dropping helps us improve user experience significantly and make end users happier. In this blog post I will explain how we can use RadDragAndDrop to enable users drag items from a certain control and drop them over RadScheduler, while notifying about that. Of course, the described scenario could be extended to act in many different scenarios. Let us say we will drag items from a listbox to...