Telerik blogs
  • People

    Telerik Party at /BUILD! Join Us!

    Telerik is hosting a party at /BUILD 2016. Join us as we demo some brand new products and bring the latest in mobile, desktop and web tech—not to mention free drinks.
    February 05, 2016
  • People

    From Telerik VP: Microsoft + ASP.NET + Open Source: This Time for Sure!

    Bullwinkle: “Hey Rocky! Watch me pull a rabbit out of a hat!” Rocky: “Again? That trick never works!” Bullwinkle: “This time for sure!” In the last week or so, I’ve heard mixed reactions to Scott Hanselman’s eye-popping announcement that, in addition to ASP.NET MVC that is already open source, that Microsoft is releasing ASP.NET Web API and Razor as open source as well. Further, and this is the big deal: Microsoft is going to take contributions on their open source ASP.NET components and ship those contributions in the box for future major releases. Of course, this is big news on the face of it, but some...
    April 11, 2012
  • Release

    Overcoming the New Visual Studio UI

    A blog by Doug Seven, Executive Vice President at Telerik. (Original post here) In a blog post last week, Monty Hammontree, the Director of User Experience for Visual Studio, announced the UI refresh for Visual Studio. This is a project that I had some involvement in (mostly as a reviewer) while still at Microsoft, and have been waiting patiently for this announcement so that I could talk about it. Personally I love the new UI. Sure, its not perfect, but it is a huge improvement over where Visual Studio has been for the past ten years. What is surprising to me is...
    February 27, 2012
  • People

    Small Businesses, Meet BizSpark

    About a year ago, Microsoft launched a cool new program called DreamSpark to help students get started learning to use Microsoft development technologies. DreamSpark allows students to access a wide range of development software from a secure site, allowing them download fully-licensed products like Visual Studio 2008 Professional, SQL Server 2008 Developer Edition, Windows Server 2008, and XNA Game Studio 2.0, among others. I have always thought this was a cool initiative on Microsoft's part to help those developers who don't have the financial means to gain access to these products themselves. Well, it seems Microsoft is at it again. Today S....
    November 06, 2008