• .NET Mobile

    Items Drag and Drop for RadListView for ASP.NET AJAX

    With the 2010.Q1 release, RadListView for ASP.NET AJAX is getting a fancy new client capability. You will be able to drag list view items around and drop them on other HTML elements, similar to RadGrid's row drag & drop functionality. Setting up RadListView to enable items drag & drop will be a piece of cake. Besides the usual AllowSomeFunctionality-type of property, all you will need to do will be: Use a CSS marker on an HTML element in the ItemTemplate / AlternatingItemTemplate to mark the bounds of a list view item. The content inside your HTML container marked by this CSS...
    February 10, 2010
  • .NET

    Drag and drop items onto RadScheduler for Silverlight

    We all are aware that users tend to look for the easiest and most rational way to do something. That is why developers always strive to create their products' interface as intuitive as possible. Speaking in this context, dragging and dropping helps us improve user experience significantly and make end users happier. In this blog post I will explain how we can use RadDragAndDrop to enable users drag items from a certain control and drop them over RadScheduler, while notifying about that. Of course, the described scenario could be extended to act in many different scenarios. Let us say we will drag items from a listbox to...
  • .NET JavaScript

    RadDrag&Drop with a Canvas twist

    A week or so ago I was giving a small presentation and one of the people in the audience had a great question.  They had this old configuration section on their website for laying out something or other that had a lot of different options which could be dragged and dropped using some client-side javascript, but they are looking to move on up to Silverlight and the RadDragAndDropManager seemed to be the perfect candidate for the job.  The only issue with that is the only examples we have online show moving items to and from collections, but in their case...
    August 18, 2009
  • .NET

    Silverlight DragDrop Hello (Real) World Application

    A Most Interesting Hello (Real) World Application Sometimes you can get away with a small application to show off some features. But dragging rectangles around is just not enough. You need a TreeView, you need a GridView, ListBox and a good user feedback. Why not place everything in a Docking Control? Some examples of DragDrop can be a bit unrealistic. You do not always have your elements defined in XAML. You cannot always have a reference to the containers you want to drag/drop. So we need to go a bit more real-world. What I tried to do is create a simple application that...