Native. Fast. 100% Store compliant. Designed for touch.
RadControls for Windows 8 is a development toolset offering libraries for XAML and HTML developers. The controls are built from the ground up for Windows 8 and use advanced UI virtualization to guarantee your app’s uncompromising performance. The suite is designed in full compliance with the Windows Store UI requirements, which is critical for the acceptance of your app on the Windows store. The pricing model of RadControls is flexible allowing developers with different budgets to benefit from the productivity gains the suites have to offer.
RadControls for Windows 8 is available for purchase individually or as part of our Telerik DevCraft product bundles.
The suite is not a quick port from another platform, it is built from the ground up for Windows 8. Advanced UI virtualization ensures exceptional performance. The flagship Grid component is fast and fluid, capable to process hundreds of thousands of records, even on low-end Windows 8 devices. The Map control leverages Direct2D rendering to produce ultimate performance. Your app can render thousands of shapes even on slower devices without compromising the rich user experience.
Local Storage Made Easy
A major time saver that RadControls provides out of the box is the Data Storage functionality. It allows your app to store data while offline, without your having to create your own storage engine and data serialization architecture. The Telerik Data Storage for Windows 8 takes advantage of the SQLite database engine and provides developers with local relational database storage.
HTML or XAML
It only depends on your skills set. Pick the technology you are comfortable with. Telerik’s Windows 8 XAML and HTML libraries deliver the same user experience to end users no matter which library you use.
Designed for Touch
The controls are specifically designed for the Window 8 touch environment, thus enabling every single gesture and interaction with the touch screen. At the same time Telerik controls for Windows 8 are keyboard sensitive when a keyboard or pen is available.
App Certification Faster
RadControls adhere strictly to the Windows 8 design guidelines facilitating your app’s acceptance to the Windows store. The controls include the proper CSS and expose the same APIs for binding and setting control options as the stock Windows 8 XAML and WinJS controls provided by Microsoft.
Mock-up Your App with Drag and Drop
AppMock is a free application built by Telerik to help you quickly create prototypes of your Windows Store app. Pick up from the rich set of Windows 8 style tools and components and arrange the layout of your app with simple drag and drop. Download the app here
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Learning Resources and Reference Materials
- Jack of Tools
- Mobility Day 2012
- SuperEnalotto Tool
- Telerik Controls Examples (HTML)
I knew I could count on Telerik for quality Charts, Gauges and controls that I'd come to rely on for the Windows Phone apps. On Windows 8, I was worried I'd have to produce quite a few quality tools in the initial release in order to be on track to eventually be on par with the Windows Phone version. With the Telerik tools for Windows 8, I was up and running in no time.
The creator of Jack of Tools for WP and Windows 8
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