Telerik blogs
  • Release

    New Feature: Export styling and formatting in RadGridView for Silverlight/WFP

    I’m pleased to announce that with our upcoming service pack for Silverlight/WPF (middle of April) you will have the ability to style and format easily your data just before export: Enjoy!...
  • Release

    RadControls for Silverlight Q1 2009 is here!

    RadGridView is no longer beta: RadChart joined the party: And the very first version of RadEditor is out: Stay tuned – more detailed info will come!...
  • Desktop WPF

    Easy programmatic UI customization for WPF and Silverlight

    I’m pleased to announce that with Q1 2009 release of RadControls for WPF / Silverlight you will be able to manipulate the controls very easily with two powerful extension methods: ParentOfType<> and ChildrenOfType<>. Here are several small demos for RadGridView: 1) Get all grid rows:      var rows = RadGridView1.ChildrenOfType<GridViewRow>(); 2) Get all grid cells:      var cells= RadGridView1.ChildrenOfType<GridViewCell>(); 3) Get all grid header cells:      var headerCells = RadGridView1.ChildrenOfType<GridViewHeaderCell>(); 4) Get (and show) new row:      var newRow = RadGridView1.ChildrenOfType<GridViewNewRow>().First();     ...
    February 03, 2009
  • Desktop WPF

    WPF How To: Endless scrolling of 2mil. records using BackgroundWorker and LINQ to SQL

    I’ve made small demo how to create easily endless scrolling of almost 2 mil. records (exact count is 1770607) using RadGridView for WPF. When you reach the bottom of the vertical scrollbar, more data will be retrieved on-the-fly from the data-base server: For asynchronous data loading you can use BackgroundWorker: BackgroundWorker worker = new BackgroundWorker(); worker.DoWork += new DoWorkEventHandler(worker_DoWork); worker.RunWorkerCompleted += new RunWorkerCompletedEventHandler(worker_RunWorkerCompleted); worker.RunWorkerAsync(); … void worker_DoWork(object sender, DoWorkEventArgs e) { NorthwindDataContext context = new NorthwindDataContext(); queryable = from o in context.Orders from od in context.Order_Details ...
    February 02, 2009
  • Web

    HTTP Compression for your Silverlight ADO.NET DataServices

    I’m happy to announce that with Q1 2009 release of RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX (Telerik.Web.UI) you will be able to compress the response from ADO.NET DataServices (formerly "Project Astoria") in Silverlight web applications with simple web.config registration: web.config … <httpModules>   <addname="RadCompression" type="Telerik.Web.UI.RadCompression" /> </httpModules> … Here is the result for Northwind Customers with ATOM and JSON response type: ATOM : Bytes Received: 11,623 (uncompressed 92,848) JSON  : Bytes Received:   9,237 (uncompressed 39,460) I’ve made small Silverlight application to illustrate the new...
    January 27, 2009