• .NET

    Silverlight Recruiting Application #7 - Utilizing INotifyDataErrorInfo

    As you may recall from my previous blog post, we're revamping this application and bring it to the latest and greatest that is available in Silverlight today.  Coincidentally, Q2 2010 SP1 just came out today (check your accounts!) and I figured the best first place to start would be with something I removed previously- validation. Since I redid the model for this application, I completely scrapped all of the previous validation because I knew I could now take advantage of using INotifyDataErrorInfo, which gives us a slightly more graceful way to handle asynchronous validation in our application.  I would explain all...
    August 12, 2010
  • .NET

    Return of the Silverlight Recruiting Application

    It has been a while since I've had a nice, lengthy, code-a-riffic post on here so I wanted to start this off right.  By the title of this post I've already given up part of the surprise- I'm revisiting the Silverlight Recruiting Application and bringing it up to date.  For those of you that don't remember (or haven't seen this series), the concept behind this application was around a real world internal use here at Telerik.  More specifically, we keep growing and therefore our HR demands have grown, requiring something more robust than a very organized use of Excel and...
    August 10, 2010
  • .NET

    Building BI Dashboards with Telerik RadControls for Silverlight and WPF Webinar Follow-up

    Despite the initial audio and connectivity issues, the Building BI Dashboards with RadControls for Silverlight and WPF Webinar proceeded well and we got to dive into some of the issues people face in these scenarios as well as how RadControls for Silverlight and RadControls for WPF can help answer those challenges.  This is very close to the presentation that I gave this past weekend at the New England BI Code Camp, except the webinar is a little more focused on Telerik controls.  :) In this presentation, we look at a fictional requirements list for a customer would look like and why Silverlight or WPF can...
  • .NET

    Using RadRibbonWindow with RadRibbonBar for WPF

    As you can expect, we have received a lot of great feedback from the community regarding RadRibbonBar.  One thing that people always asked about, however, was how to better integrate the RadRibbonBar into the actual window itself.  This way, rather than having the Window title and RadRibbonBar title both displaying, it would provide for a more seamless user experience.  Well, we listened. :) With our latest release, we have included the RadRibbonWindow to the RadControls for WPF library, allowing you to take the old window + RadRibbon combination and create something a little more visually compelling. First we want to add the...
  • .NET

    Silverlight Recruiting Application Wrap-up and Source Code

    Hey everyone, it is the day you've all been waiting for.  So what makes April 8th so special?  Today on the live webinar I added the last module to the Silverlight Recruiting Application, both in the code-behind and in the MVVM/Prism versions.  Here is a quick look at the end result: Pretty neat, right? :) To get some of the pre-requisites out of the way, to play with this you will need... Visual Studio 2008 Silverlight 3 WCF RIA Services Beta for VS2008 (last version release for 2k8) Ideally you'll all have downloaded the Q1 2010 release, but if not I included the...