Recently, you may have noticed something different in the Telerik Control Panel. In the past, Telerik Control Panel has been your go-to tool for the installation and update of DevTools, Kendo UI and testing tools. With this latest update of the Control Panel we’ve now added Test Studio, Sitefinity and TeamPulse into the mix. Each product family has now been split out into their own sections, giving you the ability to find what you are looking for – fast!
Figure 1- Control Panel launch screen
You will also be able to see a listing all the products available for installation by clicking the View all products button at the bottom of the screen.
Figure 2 - viewing all products available for installation
To obtain this latest update, simply open Telerik Control Panel on your desktop and have the application update itself once prompted. If you were a previous subscriber of the DevTools products, by default you will be brought directly into the DevTools section, this allows direct access to the tools that you need most. To see all products available for installation you can simply select the back arrow icon at any time to go to the new main screen pictured in Figure 1.
Figure 3- DevTools screen
Consistency is key with the new Control Panel. By retaining its familiar look and feel, the installation, update and removal experiences remain consistent across each of the new product sections. This allows you to be comfortable and productive with this new tool right out of the gate.
In this post we’ve reviewed the enhancements recently made to the Telerik Control Panel. This easy to use interface gives you quick access to install and update the products you need to do your job. To find out more about the features of this tool, be sure to read Optimizing Use of the Telerik Control Panel.
We also encourage you to submit your feedback on how we can improve this fabulous tool.
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