• .NET

    RadCallback vs. RadAjax vs. 'Prometheus' Ajax

    (Cross posted content from Telerik Watch) For many of you, your excitement for the new "Prometheus" Ajax is tempered by your well grounded caution for what will be involved in moving to the new Ajax Framework. Many of you, like me, remember the work done to upgrade our applications about a year ago when RadAjax replaced RadCallback. It took me a little more than a year to replace all instances of RadCallback controls in some of my larger projects, so I know this can be a long process and a good reason to pause when the next Telerik Ajax is introduced. Thankfully, the transition to "Prometheus" Ajax from RadAjax is...
    April 26, 2007
  • .NET

    Prometheus, brother of Atlas

    (Cross posted from Telerik Watch)One of the big secrets revealed by the Quest is the introduction of a new ASP.NET product line from Telerik code named "Prometheus". In Greek mythology, Prometheus is famous for bringing fire to the people and beginning an age of enlightenment for man. And in a way, that's exactly what the RadControls based on ASP.NET AJAX will do for ASP.NET developers. RadControls "Prometheus" will deliver new controls, experiences, and performance improvements based on the OpenAjax-enrolled Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX client-side framework. Also fitting, in Greek mythology Prometheus' brother is Atlas (usually represented as the guy holding the earth on his shoulders). As you may remember, the code name...
    April 24, 2007
  • .NET

    Ribbon UI for RadControls for...ASP.NET

    (Cross posted content for Telerik Watch)That's right. Office 2007 Ribbon UI for ASP.NET. In what is the absolute best implementation of the Ribbon UI I have seen on the web to date, Russel Masson has contributed an outstanding project to the Telerik Code Library. The project, which will likely become a Telerik Open Source Project soon, provides everything you need to implement the Office 2007 Ribbon UI in an ASP.NET application. The project includes a number of custom Ribbon controls built by Russel that work closely with the Telerik RadControls to work their magic. You must check out the online demo to understand the quality of this implementation....
    April 23, 2007
  • .NET

    RadInput 2.0 Preview

    (Cross posted content from Telerik Watch) It has been a long time coming, but the time has finally arrived for the release of RadInput2.0. As I said waaay back in November of 2006, RadInput 2.0 will ship with a few new textboxes for validating specific data types: RadTextbox - skinnable textbox, accepts all characters RadNumericTextbox - three modes: currency, percentage, and number RadMaskedTextbox - pattern based data mask RadDateInput - validates date input Also new to RadInput 2.0 are features like spinner buttons for the NumericTextbox, automatic validation message positioning, and a new client-side event for DateInput to handle invalid or out of range values. But...
    April 20, 2007
  • .NET

    Quest Secrets Revealed!

    Congratulations! You have successfully completed the Q1 Quest and unlocked the secrets of Telerik's biggest release ever . After some very interesting guesses, we now know the official secrets of Q1 are: RadControls "Prometheus" for ASP.NET - the future of RadControls for ASP.NET built entirely on .NET 3.5(also known as ASP.NET AJAX). Q1 will include RadToolTip,RadColorPicker, RadSlider, RadAjax, RadDock, and RadSlider! More on this later... Telerik Learning Guide -you asked for better documentation/tutorials and now you have it! With over 600 pages, this material sets a new benchmark in the .NET component vendor space. RadGrid for WinForms - an incredible Vista-styled grid for WinForms developers RadScheduler - it's finally confirmed!...
    April 19, 2007