Control to support blogs in window forms application

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  1. Vimal
    Vimal avatar
    5 posts
    Member since:
    Apr 2012

    Posted 05 Nov 2014 Link to this post


    Need to develop Blog type of window application using telerik controls (either winforms control or WPF control)

    It should have following options
    1.Information sharing between users and groups
    2.Like or Share
    3.Reply or comments

  2. Dess
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    Posted 07 Nov 2014 Link to this post

    Hello Vimal,

    Thank you for writing.

    You can construct a blog type WinForms application by using RadListView with custom items for example. Thus, you are allowed to construct the item's structure according to your requirement resembling a conversation with replies. Each item can contain the desired "Like" or "Share" button below the its text. You can refer to our ListView >> Custom items help article. Additionally, our Demo application >> ListView >> Custom items example demonstrates a sample solution.

    Another approach is to use a RadTreeView with custom nodes as well. It would be easier to implement the replies/comments structure as each comment can be a separate node and each reply to a specific comment can be displayed as a child node. Please refer to our Demo application >> TreeView >> Custom nodes example showing a sample approach. TreeView >> Custom Nodes help article is quite useful on this topic.

    I hope this information helps. Should you have further questions, I would be glad to help.


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