Telerik blogs
  • Desktop WPF

    Where did my RadChart go? (Silverlight/WPF)

    Many of you have probably noticed that RadChart is missing from the online demos for WPF and Silverlight. What’s going on? Don’t worry. We are publishing this blog post as a list of FAQ (frequently asked questions) which should cover most of your concerns. Q. Is RadChart for WPF/Silverlight gone for good? Definitely not. The RadChart control (Telerik.Windows.Controls.Charting.dll) is still shipping with all installers and zip files. Q. Why is then RadChart missing from the online demos? The answer to this question is two-fold. First of all beginning with Q1 2012 we have released our RadChartView control for Silverlight and WPF. This control is designed...
  • Release

    Meet RadPivotMap and RadTreeMap (SL/WPF)

    With the Q2 2011 release the Data Visualization team at Telerik released a beta version of two new controls: RadPivotMap and RadTreeMap. These two controls represent Telerik’s offering for treemap type visualizations. Probably the first question that comes to mind is why have we shipped two separate controls for what seems to be the job for one? This question is what this blog post is about. Keep reading.     When we started our work on Telerik’s tree mapping product we took a step back and researched how these kinds of visualizations are used. We did an extensive research on what kinds of data...
    August 03, 2011
  • Release

    Surprise New Control for XAML—Guess What It Is and WIN!

    Next week our Q2 Release will bring you fellow XAML ninjas 6 new controls + 1 new theme, Metro UI….but you probably already knew that. What you didn’t know is that…. something else has sprouted up since our last announcement…of course. ;-) Since we’re big fans of surprises we figured this positively pivotal event warrants a guessing game—one that will have you considering what our .NET Ninjas have up their sleeves…. besides the .NET Ninja T-shirt and 5 Ninja stress balls that will go to whomever manages to guess correctly. Hint 1: It’s a Data Visualization Control Hint 2: We may have already...
  • People

    Speaking at NT Conference in Slovenia

    Tomorrow I will be delivering a lecture at the NT Conference in beautiful Slovenia. My talk will be about one of my favorite topics as of late:   Proper usage of data visualization in your dashboard and business applications “Many dashboards and business apps we see every day suffer from poor design causing them to fail their primary purpose: to convey a lot of information in a small amount of space in a manner that is clear and immediate. If you attend this lecture you will learn how to avoid the most common mistakes in data visualization and will gain valuable insight on how to...
  • Desktop WPF

    Ignite your DataViz with Telerik Sparklines for Silverlight/WPF

    More and more customers are building dashboards and other rich line of business applications for Silverlight and WPF are discovering the potential of these platforms for data visualization. Not only are UI frameworks constantly evolving but there are new advancements in the field of dataViz itself which make the whole ecosystem even more interesting. Keeping up with with the industry trends Telerik is expanding it’s product portfolio with new controls to enable our customers to build fast, robust and rich dashboards in minutes.   One such addition which I will talk about today is our new sparklines controls. At first look the...
    November 11, 2010