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    Telerik Welcomes Jesse Liberty

    February 27, 2012 Share
    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...
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    RadDiagram Architecture

    Telerik Q1.2012 XAML Controls are here!  And one of the most interesting new pieces there is the Diagramming control/framework. It is a product of joint venture between Telerik and our awesome partner - Orbifold. RadDiagram brings lots of new and exiting possibilities to both WPF and Silverlight worlds. In this post I'll show off what RadDiagram is and how you can best use it for number of different applications. Let's first take a look and play with it. Control or a Framework? The Control. RadDiagram is very extensible and flexible Control (part of the Telerik.Windows.Controls.Diagrams assembly). It mimics the intrinsic ItemsControl and has two major types of children: RadDiagramShape - an...
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    Telerik XAML controls Q1 2012 are here

    February 16, 2012 Share
    The latest Q1 2012 versions of RadControls for Silverlight and RadControls for WPF are available for download under the users’ accounts:  RadControls for Silverlight Download RadControls for WPF Download You can check the release notes and the latest demos at: RadControls for Silverlight Demos | Release Notes RadControls for WPF Demos | Release Notes There are 5 brand new controls that we included in this release: Diagrams Beta GanttView CTP TimeLine ListBox...
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    How to Write a WinRT XAML Metro App on DevProConnections

    February 06, 2012 Share
    Happy Monday, XAML lovers! For anyone who has been following along in the rumors space, things with Windows 8 are heating up and it looks like we may soon be seeing the "consumer preview", previously known as the Beta to us tech geeks. I for one welcome the proposed new Start button experience as well as anything else they manage to get into this next release (full disclosure, I was at Build and use that tablet almost as much as my work laptop... my iPad has become a glorified Kindle), especially if it has more developer goodness included. Getting...
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    Creating custom drag arrow in Silverlight

    January 23, 2012 Share
    Since Q3 2011 we have changed the default drag API used. It allows creating more complex scenario as well as building MVVM friendly drag behaviors. However, it does not support drag arrow which, although not very popular feature is still used. Thus, when arrow was required, we have suggesting using legacy execution mechanism. In this blog I will write how to create your own drag arrow using DragDropManager events. So, basically we will use AddDragInitialize, GiveFeedback and DragDropCompleted to create and control the arrow. We also use Popup to display it on the screen. The arrow itself is located in Arrow...