• .NET

    API changes introduced by the new CoverFlow control

    If you missed the buzz, the Telerik team plans to distribute a beta release introducing new controls that will be officially included in the Q3 2009 release scheduled for November 2009. For those of you that didn’t have the opportunity to get familiar with what the new CoverFlow offers, take a look at my previous blog post here.   One of the new pieces that will be part of the pack is the new CoverFlow control. It is important to note that from Q3 2009 all previous versions of the control will be replaced with this one, which is specifically built for...
    September 14, 2009
  • .NET

    Saving some lines of code when using RadWindow

    If you are using some of the predefined modal dialogs part of RadWindow: Alert, Prompt and Confirm you may find this article quite handy. As you know the calls to these methods are asynchronous, thus you cannot stop the current UI thread in order to get the user feedback from the windows synchronously. This introduces some issues such as the need to declare class member variables whenever they may not be necessary. Due to that there have been a few requests on our support website to create a generic parameter inside the static calls of the dialogs with the purpose of carrying...
  • .NET

    Cannot discover WCF services in your Silverlight application?

    If you try to add service reference in your Silverlight application and you simply cannot discover any services in the solution using the Add Service Reference tool here is the way how to solve it. Note that the issue occurs both in Silverlight 2 and Silverlight 3 Beta.     1. Uninstall your Silverlight tools for Visual Studio      2. Go to C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE or the place you have installed your Visual Studio environment.     3. Delete the file Microsoft.VisualStudio.ServicesProxy.dll      4. Install again Silverlight tools for Visual Studio and note that your file will be created again. There seems to be something wrong with the installer of Silverlight tools, which...