• .NET

    API changes introduced by the new CoverFlow control

    September 14, 2009 Share
    If you missed the buzz, the Telerik team plans to distribute a beta release introducing new controls that will be officially included in the Q3 2009 release scheduled for November 2009. For those of you that didn’t have the opportunity to get familiar with what the new CoverFlow offers, take a look at my previous blog post here.   One of the new pieces that will be part of the pack is the new CoverFlow control. It is important to note that from Q3 2009 all previous versions of the control will be replaced with this one, which is specifically built for...
  • .NET

    RadScheduler for Silverlight learning series, part 3: Add, Edit, and Delete Appointments

    September 08, 2009 Share
    If you've been along for the ride so far with this series, you already know that we've hooked a SQL database up to RIA Services using an ADO.Net Entity Data Model and a DomainDataService data context.  If you've missed it, check out the prior two posts (or search RadScheduler for Silverlight learning series in the Telerik Blogs site).  Now that we're here, we have three more events to handle and we've got a fully-functional RadScheduler for Silverlight hooked up to RIA services. First up, the two easy events- AppointmentAdded and AppointmentDeleted. AppointmentAdded Event This event is pretty straightforward and does not require very...
  • .NET

    Drop-Down Menu Button with Telerik ContextMenu for Silverlight

    September 07, 2009 Share
    Sometimes, when a button is clicked we want to display a drop-down menu with options. This is handy interface, usually present in toolbars, but sometimes - as standalone buttons, like the Save As button in the the VS2008 Save As dialog. Sometimes the drop-down buttons consist of two parts – action and menu, and are called split buttons. In this post I will demonstrate how to achieve the drop-down menu button part. If you need a split button, just add another button and keep track of what was the last clicked menu item. Note, that with Q3 2009 we will...
  • Company News

    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...