Indeed the items that you listed can be the main reasons you would prefer to use Kendo UI vs our ASP.NET AJAX controls. The other major advantage of Kendo UI is that it is cross-platform client-side framework which does not have any dependency on server framework of any type. Therefore, applications developed with Kendo UI can be run outside the .NET framework scope, for instance on PHP, Ruby, etc. platforms.
Note that our AJAX components also incorporate HTML5 features
and mobile support
, and our AJAX grid exposes client-side binding
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