• .NET

    Expression Descriptors in Q3 2010 for WPF & Silverlight

    Another four months have gone by and another awesome release of RadControls has arrived! One of the exciting new features in this release are the so-called 'Expression Descriptors'. Previously, whenever our clients wanted to filter data but needed even more control than our good old FilterDescriptor could provide, they had to subclass it and override some of its methods. Even though that approach works, it is tedious and cumbersome. And, as much as LINQ Expressions rock, having to manually generate expression trees by hand... yuck! The new FilterDescriptor<T> allows you to directly plug a predicate that determines which items are filtered. You...
    November 11, 2010
  • Company News

    Bookvar goes open source

    It is a great pleasure for me to share an exciting news with you. As of today we are opening the source code of Bookvar mind mapping tool. You can find the source on Codeplex right next to other open source initiatives of ours, like Telerik MVC Extensions and CAB Enabling Kit for WinForms. A few caveats about the source code There are a few things that you need to know about the source code: Most of the code was written when we were quite new to WPF and we were pioneering all those concepts. Looking back at that time I realize there are things that...
  • .NET

    Introducing Cell Copy & Paste in RadGridView for WPF+Silverlight

    Our upcoming 2010 Q2 version packs a lot of goodies. One of them is the totally revamped Clipboard support in RadGridView for WPF and Silverlight. Made possible by cell selection which will also be introduced in Q2, the new and improved Clipboard capability is both robust, easy to use and very extensible. By default, users can both copy and paste cells. However, the RadGridView has two additional properties - ClipboardCopyMode and ClipboardPasteMode, which provide thorough control over Clipboard operations. You will be able to choose whether users can copy cells, column headers and/or column footers, or control how pasting works - skip...
  • Company News

    Q2’10 Pre-Release Series: the XAML Suites Add New Controls, RichTextBox for Silverlight, New Transparent Theme and more

    The spotlight of the Q2 2010 release for RadControls for Silverlight falls on the officially introduced RadRichTextBox for Silverlight, allowing you to bring true MS Word-like content editing experience to your end-users. The new control offers rich text editing and formatting capabilities as well as out-of-browser support and printing. As one of the most demanded features from the Telerik developer community during the preview release, import and export of Html, Docx, and Xaml are already included in the control.  The Q2 2010 release stays faithful to Telerik’s tradition of releasing the same controls for RadControls for Silverlight and WPF, allowing for...
  • .NET

    Q2 2010 Beta of Telerik XAML controls is here

    I am proud to announce the immediate availability of our Q2 2010 Preview (Beta, version 2010.2 609) release. It contains the new controls, features and tools we plan to officially announce in July. This Beta version of RadControls for Silverlight contains only natively built assemblies on Silverlight 4 as our major new controls and features will be built only on Silverlight 4 from now on. We also included assemblies built against WPF 4 in this Beta release and they are available under the Beta download files along with the installation of our WPF 3.5 controls. RadControls for Silverlight - Download Trial Version and over...