• .NET

    RadControls for Windows Phone 7 Q1 2011 SP1 released

    We are happy to announce the immediate availability of the first service pack for our RadControls for Windows Phone 7 tools. This is mainly a maintenance release with lots of bug fixes (more than 30), performance improvements and several small new features over the existing controls. We decided that we'd wait with the fresh new features and components that are being cooked in our labs until the first beta rather than ship them half-baked in an official release. Our toolkit is now even more stable and we are aiming high to make it as bug free as possible. A complete list...
  • .NET

    First-class charting solution for Windows Phone 7... Delivering…

    As you might have already read Valio’s blog or have stopped by our booth at MIX11 and seen our WP7 demos, we are currently focused on delivering a highly performing charting solution to our users. As with every control or feature we are aiming high - exceptional performance, intuitive and easy-to-use model and pixel-perfectness are some of the major tasks we have setup. We have spent literally months of research, starting from high-level concepts, chart domain knowledge, architecture and ending with implementation details like logical trees, extremely fast home-grown property store and entirely custom layout system. Every single detail has been verified...
  • .NET Mobile

    Gauges design-time gallery for Windows Phone

    The Beta 2 release of our Windows Phone controls is here, it brings a bag of improvements to the existing controls and one of these improvements is a design-time gallery for the gauges. The need for a design-time gallery arose when we were creating the examples in our QSF application. It turned out that creating a full gauge design was more tedious than it looked at first. The gauges have a lot of functionality to tweak and this directly translates to a lot of XAML. After the first two or three implemented designs we thought "Oh my, we have to do something about writing...
  • .NET

    RadControls for Windows Phone 7 Q1 2011 Beta 2 released

    We are happy to announce the immediate availability of our RadControls for Windows Phone 7 Q1 2011 Beta 2 release . Along with numerous bug fixes and further polish of the suite we are also introducing several cool new features, namely: Complete design-time support for RadGauge: You will be able to select among several (many more to come for the official release) predefined Gauge templates through an intuitive User Interface directly in Visual Studio.
  • .NET

    Grouping, sorting and filtering for Windows Phone 7 – what the options are?

    February 08, 2011 Share
    One of the most useful controls in Windows Phone 7 is the so called “JumpList” and its popup “Quick Jump Grid” UI – that is, according to the official Microsoft design guidelines, a “Way to help the user to scroll through long lists”. The First Look example of RadJumpList in our demo application Much like in Windows 7, the “quick jump grid” user experience enables you with fast navigation to a desired location within the associated list of items. In order to populate the jump grid with items, the underlying list should be grouped by some criteria. So, how do we...