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    BUILD Day 1: What wasn't said?

    Silence speaks volumes. While there is coverage ad nauseum about what Microsoft did say at today's opening keynote and following sessions, there is much less attention on what's not being said. True, there is another keynote scheduled for tomorrow, and presumably many additional topics will be covered (like tooling and ALM), but certain important topics are conspicuously absent from the Day 1 conversations. The Missing Topics Silverlight and WPF? It's clear after today that Metro style XAML apps are Microsoft's vision of the future, but what does that mean for the future of Silverlight and WPF? Of course, SL and...
    September 14, 2011
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    Top 10 Moments from BUILD Day 1 Keynote

    When a keynote is being streamed live to the interwebs, there's really little point in live blogging. Back when I first started Telerik Watch, live streaming events were very rare, so live blogs made more sense. That said, if you're like me, sometimes you don't have time to suffer through a 90 minute event just to catch the few bits of interesting news. What you really want is a summary that tells you everything you need to know to capture the overall jist and important news in a few short minutes. Thus, this post. Rather than bring you blow-by-blow typed updates as the...
    September 13, 2011
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    Easy Charting with JavaScript and HTML5

    One of the coolest things that HTML5 brings to the table is technology for doing rich visualizations directly in the browser. Think about it. For years, web developers have been forced to do one of three things if they want to present a rich visual element...
    September 09, 2011
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    Checklist: Deciding When to Develop with HTML5 and JavaScript

    If there is one truism in software development it is that there are no silver bullets. There is no "perfect" platform that should be used to tackle every software challenge. Not HTML5/JavaScript. Not XAML/.NET. Not Flash/AIR. Not anything yet invented. As long as different software projects have different requirements, there will...
    September 07, 2011
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    IE7 is the new IE6

    A couple of weeks ago we asked you to help us decide how to handle IE6 support in Kendo UI. As we set-out to build the premiere toolset for professional JavaScript and HTML5 development, we want to make sure we avoid introducing any unnecessary "hacks" in the...
    August 30, 2011