Telerik blogs
  • Mobile

    From Soup to Nuts with RadControls for Metro (HTML5)

    Introduction Hello and welcome to one of our first blog posts on “Getting Started” with RadControls for Metro. In this “From Soup to Nuts” post, we are going to specifically target Metro Applications built using HTM5L/JS/CSS3 and RadControls for Metro. We will provide you with the necessary knowledge to get started building your first application.   Setting up Your Development Environment Before getting started, you will need to download the following items: The Windows 8 Release Preview can be downloaded from the Windows 8 Download Center. You will need to be running Windows 8 in order to build Metro Style Applications. On August 15th, the...
    August 07, 2012
  • Mobile

    Why Would you Want to Write Applications for Windows 8 Now?

    Introduction Last week, we had our first Windows 8 webinar titled, “Why build for Windows 8 and how RadControls for Metro can help.” One question that we attempted to answer is, “Why build for Windows 8 now?” “Why not wait until a future date when the platform is more stable?” These questions are valid from a consumer and an enterprise point-of-view and I’ll try to explain why we believe that you should start writing applications for Windows 8 today.   4 Solid Reasons to Start Building Today Reason #1: You are building for the next generation of the most popular operating system in...
  • Release

    Slides, Source Code and Video to the “RadControls for Metro - Windows 8” Webinar Now Available

    Introduction Hello everyone, We wanted to thank you all for attending the Windows 8 Webinar yesterday. As we promised in the webinar all of the materials are now available for you to download and explore on your own. If you have any questions then feel free to leave a comment below. We’d also suggest that you download the RadControls for Metro if you haven’t already. For those that couldn’t attend, What is RadControls for Metro? RadControls for Metro is the toolset for building Metro apps that run on tablets and large screens no matter if you are coming from the XAML or HTML/JavaScript...
  • Web

    XAMLflix presents RadNumericUpDown for Silverlight and WPF

    INTRODUCTION Hi everyone and thanks for coming back for another episode of XAMLFlix. In case you haven’t heard, XAMLFlix is a video series devoted to getting you up to speed quickly with our Telerik controls for Silverlight and WPF. In this episode, we will take a look at RadNumericUpDown. So, without further delay, let’s get started! WHAT IS RadNUMERICUPDOWN? Telerik’s RadNumericUpDown control provides a rich user experience by allowing the developer to define various ValueFormats as well as additionally customize them to meet their customer’s business requirements. Let’s take a look at two videos that will get you up to speed quickly. Getting Started...
  • Web

    XAMLflix Video Tutorial: RadDataPager for Silverlight and WPF

    Introduction Hello everyone and welcome back to XAMLFlix Tuesday! In this episode, we are going to take a look at the powerful RadDataPager for Silverlight and WPF. As you go through the video series, you will see just how easy this control is to work with and that it delivers a powerful punch. This will not only impress your client, but your boss! Let’s get started.    What is RadDataPager? RadDataPager provides the user with a navigation interface to page through any collection of data. The control provides paged data source to any data-bound controls. RadDataPager is extremely helpful when working with large collections of...