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    Using RadSlideView for Windows Phone to Load Items on Demand

    Download the demo project Download the Q1 2012 BETA   RadSlideView is one of the major and widely used controls in our RadControls for Windows Phone tools. For the Q1 2012 BETA release we completely revamped its architecture and API design to meet all the feedback and feature requests we gathered from our users. Instead of inheriting from RadLoopingList, the control now inherits from the abstract DataControlBase class and exposes properties and methods similar to the ones found in our RadDataBoundListBox. We believe this approach will have better adoption and will be more intuitive to you – our users. This re-design allowed us to improve performance...
    February 02, 2012
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    Adding the “Pinch-to-zoom” feature to your pictures with RadSlideView for Windows Phone

    We are most excited to announce the immediate availability of our Q3 2011 Service Pack 1 release of RadControls for Windows Phone. Together with all the bug fixes and improvements, we also managed to add several cool new features in our controls. LiveTileHelper, Date/Time pickers Step property, Radar charts and financial indicators as well as the much requested pinch-to-zoom functionality for RadSlideView showing pictures. The pinch-to-zoom gesture is well known and most of the users are familiar with it. More, people will expect it from any application that displays pictures in a gallery. Well, no need to implement your own gesture handling; it is all...
    December 22, 2011
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    Building Stock charts with RadChart for Windows Phone

    Download the demo Visualizing financial data with RadChart for Windows Phone, part of RadControls for Windows Phone, has never been easier. As of the Q3 2011 release, the control adds two of the most popular financial series – Candlestick and Stick (or OHLC as we call it) to its broad range of different visualizations. In this post I will explain how easy it is to setup a chart that visualizes some financial data. The more interesting topics covered are: Reading data from a file and creating view models Setting-up and styling a RadCartesianChart instance Adding chart interactivity  The view model The data points created by a CandleStickSeries...
    December 08, 2011
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    Building a Picture Browser app for Windows Phone using RadSlideView and RadDataBoundListBox

    One of the fresh new add-ons for the official Q3 2011 release of RadControls for Windows Phone is RadSlideView. The control provides smooth and slick user experience allowing for navigating a sequence of content items slide-by-slide. The control is also fully aware of orientation changes and the items are resized and re-arranged accordingly to the current orientation. In this post I want to demonstrate how easy it is to build a simple picture-browser application based on our RadDataBoundListBox and RadSlideView controls.   Download Demo What’s more interesting in the demo: Simulating Wrap Layout with RadDataBoundListBox Building a custom control to be used for image holder Using RadSlideView with SlideViewPictureSource  App architecture It is...
    November 28, 2011
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    RadControls for Windows Phone Q3 2011 – new SlideView, Auto-Complete plus more

    Q3 2011 release is a major milestone for our RadControls for Windows Phone suite. We at Telerik are always doing our best trying to deliver more than expected. And Q3 2011 is not an exception. Along with all the great new stuff that made it for the Q3 2011 BETA, we added three fresh new controls for the official release, believing that our users will love them. These are: RadSlideView- BETA The control provides smooth and slick user experience that allows a sequence of user-defined content items to be viewed slide by slide. It may enter two different view modes – full screen, displaying...
    November 16, 2011