• .NET

    Structured Content Editing with RichTextBox for Silverlight/WPF

    Or How to Store Semantic Information In Documents Through Custom Annotations When we develop RadRichTextBox’s API, we always try to make it as extensible as possible. One of the most popular demands was the option to store “meta” information about parts of the document which is not directly visible by the user. The technique that most developers attempted to implement was to extend the document model and use custom document elements (Spans, Paragraphs, etc.). This approach, however, is not quite reliable, because RadDocument controls the lifecycle of all document elements while editing the content in RadRichTextBox and the document structure is only...
    March 06, 2012
  • .NET

    Filtering Custom Types with RadGridView for Silverlight / WPF

    If you want to filter a column that is data-bound to a custom type, you need to make sure that your custom type meets certain criteria. We will use the type Person as an example. public class Person {     private readonly string name;     private int age;     public string Name     {         get { return this.name; }     }     public int Age     {         get { return this.age; }         set { this.age = value;...
  • .NET

    What's New in the RichTextBox for Silverlight/WPF?

    The first release of 2012 is already a fact and even though this Q has been shorter due to the shift in the release dates which Todd Anglin blogged about, we managed to include some long-awaited improvements and new features. The first and most important change is that RadRichTextBox now supports multiple sections in the document. To see how it works, you can open the Silverlight demo, choose the Page Layout tab from the RibbonUI and click “Breaks”. Inserting a section break will split the current section into two, providing the option to format the two parts differently. Section breaks are extremely...
    March 05, 2012
  • .NET

    Introducing PDF Viewer for Silverlight/WPF

    The long-awaited 2012 Q1 with the first official version of RadPdfViewer is already a fact! This is also the first release of the control for WPF, so don’t forget to check it out in the demos if you have missed it: WPF and Silverlight. A big “Thank You” to all who tried using RadPdfViewer for Silverlight when it was still in a beta stage for providing such a valuable feedback on the control! We have come a long way with your help and hope that you will enjoy the improvements that the first official version brings out. For the past few months after...
    February 29, 2012
  • .NET

    Telerik Welcomes Jesse Liberty

    Today we are thrilled to welcome industry veteran Jesse Liberty to Telerik as our new XAML Evangelist.  Many of you know him as the host of Yet Another Podcast and author of Programming C#, Programming Reactive Extensions and LINQ, and Migrating to Windows Phone.  His experience spans a variety of roles, including Software Architect for PBS, Vice President of Information Technology at Citibank, and, most recently, Developer Community Evangelist for the Microsoft Windows Phone Team. As we continue to improve our XAML suites, our initiatives in the Windows 8 space will also continue to develop.  Jesse joins fellow Telerik XAML Evangelists, Evan...
    February 27, 2012