• .NET Mobile

    Announcing RadControls for Windows Phone Q3 2012 SP1: Revamped DataForm, ListPicker enhancements and many more

    December 12, 2012 Share
    Q3 2012 SP1 comes as a milestone in the development of RadDataForm. This release introduces significant improvements and enhancements in the control making it entirely revamped. The changes are important because they are inspired by our real-life experience with the control while integrating it in our Tasks application for Windows Phone and other smaller projects. Since some significant breaking changes are introduced with the new RadDataForm upgrades, we strongly recommend anyone who uses the control to take a look at the Release Notes for further information. We are also going to update our online help regarding RadDataForm considering the new APIs.
  • .NET Mobile

    RadSlideView for Windows Phone: One Step Closer to the Native Photo Browsing Experience

    November 13, 2012 Share
    With our Q3 2012 release last month, we introduced a new functionality in RadSlideView: Filmstrip mode. This feature brings this control even closer to the native photo browsing experience of Windows Phone. As you might have noticed, with RadSlideView you can zoom-in an image and see more details, but when you zoom-out, you can't zoom any further than fitting the image to the available screen-size. Not anymore. The new mode allows you to see the adjacent images if you zoom out enough and quickly browse all images by pan and flick gestures. To leave this mode, simply zoom-in or tap some...
  • .NET Mobile

    Design Templates for Windows Phone: Keep Gettin' Better

    November 07, 2012 Share
    Four months ago, we released over 20 ready-to-use templates that provide implementation for common application development scenarios: Design Templates. We have good news for you: after our latest release the templates are over 50! The fresh additions include our newest controls demonstrated in various scenarios, allowing you to choose what suits you most. One of these new controls is RadDataForm. It is included in different form scenarios like: registration forms, sign in, check-out and multipurpose template for search and filter purposes.              The templates that include RadConversationView are a great example of how Design Templates not only use and configure RadControls so that you can...
  • .NET Mobile

    Introducing RadDataForm for Windows Phone

    October 20, 2012 Share
    Almost each Windows Phone app implements scenarios in which user input is gathered. These scenarios include designing and implementing Pages with editor controls positioned in a layout panel (mostly stack layouts) with labels above them to describe their purpose and buttons at the end of the page to confirm the input. The validation logic, as well as the synchronization between editors and the properties of the edited object is mostly done manually by handling events, checking input values and setting target properties. Here are a couple of screenshots from our Tasks app demonstrating similar scenarios:   The ‘Edit Task’ and ‘Edit Project’...
  • .NET Mobile

    RadControls for Windows Phone Q3 2012 comes with a new DataForm control

    October 17, 2012 Share
    With the last couple of releases RadControls for Windows Phone suite has become a mature toolset for developing native Windows Phone applications. We've been polishing and extending the product based on your feedback and the expertise we gathered while developing applications like Tasks, Design Templates and Picture Gallery. Thus, we shaped up the product to be exactly what each of you (developers) needs.  So here's what's inside our latest and greatest Q3 2012 release: DataForm A brand new control that makes it easier for you to create input and editor pages for your business entities. Providing flexible validation mechanism and extensive possibilities for customization RadDataForm is a really powerful tool...