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To honor the first Telerik & Kendo UI release of 2022, let’s recap what the .NET MAUI team at Telerik has shipped for this awesome new cross-platform frameworks so far—13+ awesome components!

Another year and another major release is here, packed with excellent new components and features across our Telerik and Kendo UI product lines. The Telerik UI for .NET MAUI is the new kid on the block—but being in Preview doesn’t stop our incredible engineering team from shipping new components and features every month. Still, in the tradition of the Telerik major releases, let’s recap what we’ve shipped for Telerik UI for .NET MAUI since R3 2021!

ListView Component

MAUI_ListView

ListView is one of the most indispensable components for any developer! The .NET MAUI ListView component is packed with all the features you will need to implement a scenario where a list of items is required, including built-in UI virtualization, grouping, sorting, multiple layouts, items swipe and reordering, load on demand and much more!

To get started with the Telerik UI for .NET MAUI Listview, check out our product documentation.

NumericInput Component

MAUI_NumericInput

A highly customizable input control for numeric data, Telerik UI for .NET MAUI NumericInput control comes with built-in support for defining custom steps for increment/decrement value, minimum/maximum values, as well as formatting input values.

To explore the full set of features of the Telerik UI for .NET MAUI NumericInput control, visit our product documentation.

DockLayout and WrapLayoutControls

Layouts

Two layout controls designed to help your application development join the Telerik UI for .NET MAUI family—DockLayout and WrapLayout.

The DockLayout control provides you with a mechanism for child elements to be docked to the left, right, top or bottom edge or to occupy the center area of the layout, while the WrapLayout control provides a mechanism for child elements to be arranged in rows or columns (depending on orientation property) until the available space is filled and then wraps them on а new row or column.

For more details about the DockLayout control for .NET MAUI, check our product documentation and for more details about the WrapLayout control, follow this link.

TabView Control

MAUI_TabView

You want to create tabbed interfaces for your next .NET MAUI application? We’ve got you covered! The Telerik UI for .NET MAUI TabView is a highly flexible and fully customizable navigation control which allows each item to be associated with content displayed on selection.

For more information on getting started with the Telerik UI for .NET MAUI TabView control, visit our product documentation.

Map Component

MAUI_Map

The Telerik Map control for .NET MAUI has countless applications—from creating floor plans, airplane seat distribution to maps for countries, roads, rivers, etc. This powerful .NET MAUI data visualization control enables you to visualize rich spatial data from ESRI shape files consisting of lines, polylines and polygons.

For more information on getting started with the Telerik UI for .NET MAUI Map Control, visit our product documentation.

It’s Raining Pickers!

Pickers

We released a full-stack of powerful picker components that cover any application scenario where you might need to pick a date, time, duration, etc. Let’s remind ourselves about all the pickers we’ve shipped so far!

DatePicker and TimePicker components
Some of the new additions to the Telerik UI for .NET MAUI family are DatePicker and TimePicker controls. These pickers are visualized inside a popup and provide a convenient way for your .NET MAUI application users to select a date or time.

DatePickerTimePicker

The components can make your life easier by providing some cool features out of the box such as Date Range/Time Range. These properties allow you to define a date or time range when setting minimum and maximum date/time and choose a value in between. The components also provide a flexible styling API and commands support.

ListPicker
Telerik ListPicker for .NET MAUI is visualized inside a popup and allows you to select an item from a list of items.

MAUI_ListPicker

The control provides an easy way to loop its items infinitely while scrolling. Also, you can fully customize the dialog appearance, style the list items and define templates for the items and for the selected one.

TimeSpanPicker

MAUI_TimeSpanPicker

If you want an easy way to select a time duration, then the TimeSpanPicker for .NET MAUI is just for you. Just like all other picker controls from the Telerik UI for .NET MAUI suite, the TimeSpanPicker is open to multiple customizations to give you ultimate flexibility when creating your next .NET MAUI application.

TemplatedPicker

TemplatedPicker

If the above pickers do not fit your .NET MAUI application scenario, then the TemplatedPicker comes to save the day! It is a fully customizable control that allows you create a custom picker based on the scenario you want to achieve.

You can place any list of items inside the popup for the user to choose from and show the selected value in a defined format.

MaskedEntry Control

MAUI_MaskedEntry

The MaskedEntry control enables users to format and constrain text to a predefined pattern or a pattern they define. The component provides input validation and predefined masks, such as Text, Regex, IP, Email and Numeric.

You can find below all the predefined/supported mask controls/masks as well as some information about each one of them:

  • Text—RadTextMaskedEntry is used for handling standard (alphanumeric) user input. Resulting value is String object.
  • Email—RadEmailMaskedEntry control is used for handling and validating an email input and returns a String object.
  • Numeric—RadNumericMaskedEntry is used for handling numeric user input. The numeric mask is used when you need to display: Decimal, Percent, Fixed point values or culture-aware Currency.
  • Regex—RadRegexMaskedEntry is used for handling and validating a standard (alphanumeric) user input against a regular expression. Provides errors if regex is not matched and returns a String value.
  • IP—Used for handling and validating an IP address input and returns a string value.

In addition to the built-in toolset of mask controls, it also exposes handy events that allows you to achieve any scenario. For more details, check our product documentation on MaskedEntry.

BusyIndicator Control

busyindicator

The Telerik BusyIndicator for .NET MAUI allows you to display a notification whenever a long-running process is being handled by the application. This makes the UI more informative and the user experience smoother.

It comes with a set of built-in animations and the support of setting custom content. More information about this can be found in the BusyIndicator section of our help documentation.

Rating Control

MAUI_Rating

Telerik Rating for .NET MAUI is a UI component that allows users to intuitively select a rating value from a predefined number of items.

In addition to the predefined rating shapes, other key features of the control are:

  • Custom items template support
  • Read-only mode
  • The ability to customize the shapes

Wait ... That’s It? What Else Is New? Go to Our Webinar & Find out!

If you are using Telerik UI for .NET MAUI, you’ve probably already tinkered with some of the above mentioned components and are wondering—what else is happening on the .NET MAUI front? Well, very soon Microsoft will release Preview 12, so needless to say—all our controls will be compatible with the latest Preview.

But there’s something else—one of our team members has been developing an awesome .NET MAUI sample application for cryptocurrencies! While we can’t tell you any details, make sure to hop on the Telerik Release webinars and Twitch streams, where our rockstar Sam Basu will show you what we’ve built! In the meantime, keep an eye on our blog for updates!

Webinar

Wanna see the latest features in action? Make sure to join us on the Telerik R1 2022 webinar on Wednesday, February 2, at 11:00 am ET – 1 pm ET.

Twitch

Join our live sessions on Twitch.

  • Monday, January 24 I 10:00 am – noon ET I Desktop & Mobile
  • Tuesday, January 25 I 10:00 am – noon ET I .NET Web

New to Telerik UI for .NET MAUI? Try It & Share Your Feedback

If you are new to Telerik UI for .NET MAUI, you can learn more about it via the product page. The Telerik UI for .NET MAUI controls are currently in preview and they are free to experiment with, so don’t wait—jump on the cross-platform development bandwagon!

Bianka Banova
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Bianka Banova

Bianka was a product marketer for Desktop & Mobile technologies at Progress.

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