Waltham, MA, December 14, 2009
– Telerik, a leading vendor of development tools and user interface components for .NET, announced today that RadControls for Silverlight 4 CTP is the first UI component suite to natively support Microsoft Silverlight 4 Beta and to provide support for the right mouse click feature introduced with the latest Microsoft Silverlight release. The Silverlight 4 Beta version delivers powerful capabilities to business application developers strengthening its position as the number one choice for building business applications on the Web.
“Telerik has been a pioneer in Silverlight development tools since 2007 and our RadControls for Silverlight development plans have always been tied closely with Microsoft’s release schedule,” said Svetozar Georgiev, Telerik CEO. “Silverlight 4 brings in great new features and RadControls for Silverlight will be implementing more of the platform’s new breakthrough functionalities with the Q1 2010 release.”
“With RadControls for Silverlight 4, Telerik provides developers with the tools needed to instantly build interactive rich Internet applications,” said Steve Sklepowich, director for Silverlight at Microsoft Corp. “Microsoft looks forward to seeing the unique ways in which the developer community will be able to use these controls to build powerful applications with Silverlight 4.”
RadControls ensure that developers can use RadControls for Silverlight 4 with the latest Silverlight version and start building their applications today. With the Silverlight 4 Beta release Microsoft announced support for conventional desktop interaction models through new features such as right-click context menu. RadControls for Silverlight 4 now benefit from this new addition and allow you to use RadContextMenu without enabling windowless mode.
RadControls for Silverlight feature 38 advanced user interface components for Silverlight among which a high-performing, loaded with features Silverlight Grid, animated, fully customizable Silverlight Charts and Gauges, a Map and a Scheduler components to provide developers with a powerful toolset for building line-of-business Silverlight applications.
RadControls for Silverlight 4 build is available for download under the users' accounts.