• .NET Mobile

    How to Use Google Spellcheck with RadSpell

    Sometimes the default spellchecking algorithms in RadSpell are not providing the best possible suggestions for misspelled words. For example, the phonetic algorithm works best with English words, but is not very accurate with Russian. The edit distance algorithm is language independent, but will not recognize easy mistakes if the word spelling is not very similar to the original. Unfortunately, implementing your own custom algorithm for a specific language is not an easy task. The latest Q3 2009 release of the RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX features a new example for RadSpell, which shows how to use an existing service provided by...
    November 09, 2009
  • .NET Mobile

    New content providers for the RadEditor and RadFileExplorer controls

    The default content provider, that ships with the editor and file explorer controls will only work with files in the current web application. Naturally, there are scenarios where you wish to show files that are not physically in the application folder. The provider model allows you to do just that - you can either customize the existing provider (FileSystemContentProvider) or write a completely new one (FileBrowserContentProvider). We recently went through the forums and noted what custom providers are most frequently used with the RadEditor and RadFileExplorer controls. After that we created sample providers for those scenarios and posted them as support...
    October 30, 2009
  • .NET Mobile

    RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX - Now with more speed!

    The Q3 2009 release comes packed with goodies and we hope you'll enjoy the new additions to your toolbox. And it's fast too. For starters, a number of micro-optimizations on the client-side has resulted in less boilerplate code. But the big breakthrough comes on the server-side where you can expect improvements of up to 30%, depending on your scenario. So, how did we manage to do it? By deleting code, of course. Well, not just any code, but a reflection-intensive piece that was seeing a lot of use. Just don't spend too much time Reflecting. (Photo by http://www.flickr.com/photos/welshbaloney/) The code in question is crucial...
    October 15, 2009
  • .NET Mobile

    RadGrid for ASP.NET AJAX Performance Optimization

    For those of you who have missed the live webinar last week a recording is now available on Telerik TV. There are plenty of tips how to optimize your ASP.NET AJAX applications and especially those with RadGrid....
    October 07, 2009
  • .NET Mobile

    RadGrid for ASP.NET Ajax and DomainDataSource

    In July Microsoft released a preview of its upcoming Silverlight 3 RIA Services Framework which comes along with a new data source control – DomainDataSource. The DomainDataSource introduces a new way of accessing data by giving us a nice separation from the particular representation of our Data Model and more control over how the data is being retrieved or manipulated. This post will provide you with a quick walk-through on how to use the DomainDataSource with our RadGrid control. Install Microsoft .NET RIA Services July 2009 Preview As mentioned above the DomainDataSource control is part of the MS .NET RIA Services Framework, so...
    September 17, 2009