• .NET

    What's new in Q3.2012 RadDiagram for XAML

    [Original post on the Orbifold's blog] Whenever we plan a new release we try to navigate between several stakeholders; the customer requests (features, ideas, bugs), demands by our own Telerik teams (not the least,Telerik JustTrace), the ever changing landscape of technology (should I mention Windows 8 and JavaScript?) and, finally, our own aspirations and visions. Trying to find a compromise between these poles and tailoring it to time and resources is both exciting and difficult, as every project manager knows I guess. Despite the fact that we so often impose ourselves quite a challenge I'm always impressed near release time that...
  • .NET

    Control Implicit Styles or “Where is My ComboBox.xaml” of RadControls for Silverlight and WPF

    It is gone… Merged in Telerik.Windows.Controls.Input.xaml. But you can still extract it, just read on. A while back ago we have released the styles for all our controls and themes of the RadControls for Silverlight and WPF suites as ResourceDictionary xaml files containing implicit styles. Currently they could be merged in the App.xaml files of your application and would apply globally. Of course there is more information available in the help sections: Implicit styles Silverlight Implicit styles WPF Some of the benefits are that the styles are no longer hidden in a dll’s resources but rather exposed in your application. And so it is easier to re-style some of the controls or...
  • .NET

    Where did my RadChart go? (Silverlight/WPF)

    Many of you have probably noticed that RadChart is missing from the online demos for WPF and Silverlight. What’s going on? Don’t worry. We are publishing this blog post as a list of FAQ (frequently asked questions) which should cover most of your concerns. Q. Is RadChart for WPF/Silverlight gone for good? Definitely not. The RadChart control (Telerik.Windows.Controls.Charting.dll) is still shipping with all installers and zip files. Q. Why is then RadChart missing from the online demos? The answer to this question is two-fold. First of all beginning with Q1 2012 we have released our RadChartView control for Silverlight and WPF. This control is designed...
  • .NET Mobile

    XAMLflix Video Tutorial: RadImageEditor for Silverlight and WPF

    Introduction Welcome back everyone to this week’s installment of XAMLFlix for Silverlight and WPF. We are going to quickly get you up to speed with RadImageEditor. If you are not familiar with XAMLFlix, then don’t worry – it is simply Telerik’s way to teach you how to use new and existing controls in short 10-minute videos. Let’s go ahead and get started. What is RadImageEditor? RadImageEditor is used to process images in Silverlight/WPF applications with no dependencies on external APIs. It supports various image processing tools and effects like resize, contrast, brightness, hue and saturation adjustments. Silverlight effects are used to execute heavy operations...
  • .NET

    Telerik XAML Controls Q1 2012 SP1

    The Q1 2012 Service Packs for Telerik XAML controls (Silverlight, WPF and Windows Phone) have been released.  You will find many improvements and fixes in the service packs, which you can download now under Your Account.  Be sure to check the updated Silverlight and WPF Trials This new service pack brings a number of improvements and fixes.  You now have the option to disable the Telerik StyleManager and to style controls using implicit styles (i.e., Style without the x:Key attribute). There are a number of advantages to using implicit styles, including: Custom themes are easier Basing styles on themes is easier Assemblies are smaller Improved Blend support For more on using...