Welcome back to XAMLflix. This week we’re looking at RadSparkline for Silverlight and WPF.
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RadSparkline is an information graphic -- designed to be both lightweight and highly performant. To meet those goals, it does not provide many visual indicators such as an x or y axis, but it does handle anything from just a few data points to many thousands. As you’ll see in our second video, there are a number of features that enhance the utility of RadSparkline, and as you’ll see in the third video, you can bind RadSparkline to line-of-business class data.
We hope you’ve seen how easy it is to get started with RadSparkline. This lightweight responsive control can be exactly what is needed to help visualize data in a line-of-business application.
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Jesse Liberty has three decades of experience writing and delivering software projects. He is the author of 2 dozen books and has been a Distinguished Software Engineer for AT&T and a VP for Information Services for Citibank and a Software Architect for PBS. You can read more on his personal blog or follow him on twitter
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