• .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
  • .NET

    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...
  • .NET

    Telerik XAML controls Q1 2012 are here

    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...
    February 16, 2012
  • .NET

    How to Write a WinRT XAML Metro App on DevProConnections

    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...
    February 06, 2012