Telerik blogs
  • Desktop WPF

    All About the Telerik WPF DataGrid

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    The Telerik WPF DataGrid is a powerful and easy-to-use component for desktop applications, which offers a variety of built-in features to cover a the vast majority of scenarios for line-of-business apps. In this article we will take a deep dive into its key features, as well as how to load data into the component, optimize for performance, and style and customize it for a more modern and personal look and feel.
    March 28, 2019
  • Desktop WPF

    Why Choose the Telerik WPF DataGrid for Your Next Project

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    This blog post will walk you through some of the most popular features of the Telerik WPF DataGrid and why it’s a great option to consider for your current or future projects.
    November 14, 2018
  • Release

    Introducing revamped ChartDataSource for WPF and Silverlight

    It is only a few days since the 2012 Q3 release of RadControls for Silverlight and WPF and we have something new to show you. Here in Telerik we really appreciate feedback from you, the customer. Following this feedback we revamped our ChartDataSource to include the most desired features and we also significantly improved performance. Let’s start with a few words on the ChartDataSource itself. If you are familiar with it you can safely skip this section and move directly to the goodies. The ChartDataSource is a companion control, designed to work together with our new charting solution –...
    November 01, 2012
  • Desktop WPF

    Programatically selecting visual items with the new Interactivity API in RadChart for Silverlight / WPF

    Hi everyone! As you know RadChart supports selection and hover interactivity effects and 2010.Q3 release exposes an API that allows you, the developer, to control it. Now I am going to show you how you can select any number of items only by moving your mouse.   First let’s start with the rectangle selector that the user draws with its mouse. I have added a canvas on top of the Radchart to hold the rectangle. We need to listen to MouseLeftButtonDown, MouseMove and MouseLeftButtonUp events to control the rectangle position and size. The tricky part is how to convert the size of the rectangle...
    December 16, 2010
  • Desktop WPF

    Exploring the RadSparklines performance in WPF/Silverlight

    As we know, the RadSparklines are characterized by their small memory footprint, cleaner XAML and simple but powerful rendering. When looking at the sparkline controls in the context of a charting tool one has to note that they are much more simplified. They lack many of the visual elements, such as Axis lines, gridlines or striplines. This makes them much faster when rendered and very suitable when used in high data-intensity scenarios. One such scenario may be when using different types of sparklines bound to a ViewModel/class, which passes hundreds or even thousands of data points to the controls.   Since the RadSparklines...
    December 06, 2010