• .NET Mobile

    Location Awareness in about 2 minutes with Windows 8–HTML

    Introduction I was working on a mapping application for Windows 8 – HTML using the Bing SDK and needed to pass the latitude and longitude into it. I began searching for a straightforward way to get the location and had to read through pages of documentation before finally finding it. Here it is in case you want to use it in your own apps. Default.html Just replace the <body> tag as shown below: 1: <body> 2: Latitude: <div id="latitude"></div><br /> 3: Longitude: <div id="longitude"></div><br /> 4: Accuracy:...
    September 24, 2012
  • .NET Mobile

    Pizza Ordering Made Easy with Telerik RadControls for Metro - HTML

    IntroductionWe all love pizza. I know that I do and several have speculated how it will be ordered in the future. Don’t take my word for it, check out the video below:Ordering Pizza in the Future: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNJl9EEcsoEWhile it may seem strange that in the year 2015 people are using Windows 98 to order pizza, it may be more realistic to say they will be using Windows 8 instead. So, let’s build a Windows 8 HTML app using several new controls that are part of Telerik’s Windows 8 UI Controls that we have not seen yet. They include: RadDropDownList, RadSlider and RadGauge. Before We...
    September 19, 2012
  • .NET Mobile

    Create an Appointment Tracking App with RadDatePicker & RadTimePicker.

    We all have a variety of uses for collecting Date and Time information from a user. For example, tracking the time a patient arrives and departs from a hospital, to when a car was returned at a local car rental location to tracking expense reports. One of the controls that you may have found missing with Windows 8 XAML applications is the Date/Time Picker control. While the control exists for Windows 8 HTML Applications, it is very limited in its initial state. That is one of the reasons that Telerik has decided to make a more robust Date/Time Picker control and...
    September 05, 2012
  • .NET Mobile

    Windows 8 Apps With HTML5 Published in Visual Studio Magazine (September 2012)

    I have a new cover story article published in print and online in Visual Studio Magazine today called, “Windows 8 Apps With HTML5”. If you're an experienced Web developer, you'll love the new Windows Store options to use HTML5/JavaScript/CSS3 to build an application that works in the Windows 8 UI. Here's a step-by-step guide to getting started. See below for more information and a link to the online article in case you don’t get a print copy. Article Introduction We now know that Windows 8 is coming on Oct. 26. That presents developers with a decision to make for building new Metro-style...
    September 04, 2012
  • .NET Mobile

    First Look at RadComboBox and RadAutoComplete for Windows 8 - HTML

    Introduction Hello and welcome to our “First Look” of Telerik’s Windows 8 UI Controls. In this post, we are going to specifically target Windows 8 Applications built using HTM5/JS/CSS3 and our new Windows 8 control suite. Have you ever wanted to create a Metro Application that had a more powerful ComboBox with functionality such as auto-complete or placeholder text? What about an AutoCompleteBox with the same functionality, but found that control completely missing? Maybe you are writing an application that needs the user to select from a list of World Countries, but don’t know where to start. In this blog post,...
    August 28, 2012