• Testing & ALM

    [Free eBook] Top 30 Agile Myths – True or False?

    August 08, 2012 Share
    In the 11 years since the Agile Manifesto was created, the adoption of agile concepts has continued to grow. The number of agile user groups, conferences, and books is a strong indication that more and more people are at least exploring the idea, if not working to improve their adoption and execution. This growth has been so significant that Gartner has declared that “agile is now mainstream”. Along with this growth in adoption and exploration of agile, the number of myths surrounding agile has grown as well. To help us go deeper and get a better understanding of the principles...
  • .NET Mobile

    Load on Demand and Drill Down, Two New Features to Make Your ASP.NET AJAX OrgChart More Interactive

    The organizational chart is one of the newest controls in Telerik’s ASP.NET AJAX suite and because of this we know how important it is not only to improve existing functionalities but to add new ones regularly. With Q2 2012 Telerik’s ASP.NET OrgChart control features’ collection was extended once again. I am happy to announce that two major capabilities were introduced which significantly improve the OrgChart’s performance and usability. Load on Demand Drill Down Load on Demand With Q1 2012 Node and Group collapsing came out. Load on demand continues the sequence in a logical way. Keeping the idea of different type of collapsing (Nodes/Groups), the...
  • .NET Mobile

    Using LiveTileHelper for WPDev to update a tile with a Background Agent

    In the end of 2011 we enhanced our suite with LiveTileHelper. This component can be very useful when creating Secondary tiles. It extends the StandardTileData with two additional properties: VisualElement and BackVisualElement. Since then we have received a lot of positive feedback about the LiveTileHelper and one of the frequently asked questions was "How to update the tile periodically when some of the data changes?". It is a good question and since it describes a very common scenario we decided to show you how to do it. To update the tile periodically, we are going to use a PeriodicTask. It inherits from ScheduledTask and ScheduledAction and allows...
  • .NET

    Tweet to Win a Ten Year Anniversary SWAG Pack and Ultimate Collection License

    In honor of celebrating Telerik’s ten year anniversary, the community team is giving out one ten year anniversary SWAG Pack and Ultimate Collection license every Friday during the month of July! Want in on this celebration? All you have to do is answer our Friday morning twitter question asked between 9-10am EST in July using hash tag #telerik10year to be entered each week. The winner will be randomly selected on each Friday in July at 3pm EST. Be sure to follow @Telerik so you don’t miss it! Wondering what a ten year anniversary SWAG Pack includes?  Well, it includes all sorts of cool limited...
  • .NET Mobile

    RadImageButton: A new control for Windows Phone in Q2 2012

    Today we are going to present one of the new additions to our Windows Phone Controls Suite: RadImageButton. This control inherits from the native Button, so it has all of its properties and events that you are familiar with. What RadImageButton actually does is to allow you to place an image or a set of images that change when the button gets tapped or disabled.   The RadImageButton can easily become a ToggleButton by setting its ButtonBehavior property to ToggleButton. Another cool feature is provided by the ButtonShape property. Changing its value to Ellipse will make the button similar to the buttons that are used in the ApplicationBar. Now...