• .NET Web

    How To: Quick Database Explorer With Telerik WPF Components

    Yesterday I've made small example application to demonstrate how to utilize our virtual collection with unknown data and I've decided to blog it. The idea was to have two RadListBox instances and a single RadGridView. The first RadListBox for the DbSet names from a given DbContext, the second RadListBox for the property names with ability to select only some of the properties and the actual data in RadGridView bound to virtual collection:
  • .NET

    WPF in the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) Industries

    For many developers, it’s easy to get so caught up in our day-to-day coding that we lose sight of the bigger picture. At a time when there are seemingly endless platforms from which to choose, each with its own unique offering, it is important to recognize which platform is best suited for your particular application scenario. With that in mind, this post begins a series of articles focused on WPF development and the different industries and scenarios in which that rich, high-performance, desktop technology is used.
    January 24, 2013
  • .NET Web

    How To: Merge assemblies into WPF application

    As you may know you cannot use ILMerge to merge assemblies with XAML (WPF application) however there is a little known trick you can use to achieve your goal in a bit different way.
  • .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...