Telerik blogs
  • Web

    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
  • Web

    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
  • Release

    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
  • Desktop

    First Look at RadNumericBox for Windows 8–HTML

    Hello and welcome to the second part of our “Getting Started” with 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 control suite. We are going to look at RadNumericBox and the various ways of adding it to a page, binding the control declarative and even wiring up event handlers. Let’s get started. Setting up Your Development Environment. Before diving in, you will need to setup your development environment. I created a “From Soup to Nuts” post that contains this information here. After that is complete...
    August 21, 2012
  • Release

    RadControls for WPF Control Suites is ready for VS2012 RTM! Are you?

    IntroductionHere at Telerik, we live on the cutting edge. We were the first vendor to release controls for a variety of Microsoft technologies, including RadControls for Windows Phone and RadControls for Metro. We also pride ourselves for being compatible with the latest version of Microsoft’s IDE. We are happy to announce today that RadControls for WPF fully support Visual Studio 2012 RTM.To get started using the new controls log into your account and select the product you are interested in or use the new control panel to grab them all at once.Let’s Take a Quick Look at VS2012 RTM and our RadControlsOnce everything...
    August 15, 2012