• .NET Mobile

    Super-charged Performance Optimizations for Telerik's ASP.NET AJAX Grid in Q3 2011

    One of the most used features of Telerik’s Grid for ASP.NET AJAX is grouping and for some time now we have been receiving feature requests from customers regarding grouping performance optimization. This task was not so easy, but after some months of research, implementation and a lot of headaches we finally succeeded with this complex challenge! I want to introduce to you the new linq based grouping for Telerik’s Grid for ASP.NET AJAX which will be available in the Q3 2011 ajax release. The new grouping mechanism features incredible performance optimizations in scenarios with large data sources, containing thousands or millions of...
    November 08, 2011
  • .NET Mobile Web Kendo UI JavaScript

    JavaScript Performance On Mobile Devices

    While working up a blog post today on creating a simple game with HTML5, I tested the app on my iPhone and found something quite interesting.  It was ridiculously slow. You can check out the application here and see it’s performance on your mobile device.  It appears to...
    October 07, 2011
  • .NET Mobile Web Kendo UI JavaScript

    Kendo UI Templates: Faster than a speeding Resig

    One of the key components included in Kendo UI is a very high-performance JavaScript "micro-templating" implementation. Almost every JavaScript front-end development project needs templating, so consistent with Kendo UI's goal of providing everything you need for JavaScript development in a seamless, compact package, we've included a...
    August 26, 2011
  • .NET Desktop

    SP1 of Telerik Reporting Q1 2011 Available; Brings Improved Performance in Silverlight and WPF

    Yesterday we dropped a new minor version of Telerik Reporting Q1 2011. Among the plentiful fixes, you will find some important improvements, aided to improve the overall operation of the product, both in design time and run time. Performance Improvements in Rendering Silverlight and WPF Reports The XAML rendering extension now uses a new lightweight mechanism that overcomes issues related to highly concurrent multi-threading applications. The new XAML rendering removes the STA thread requirement when generating Silverlight and WPF reports, which leads to improved performance and optimized server resources. The new rendering aims at improving the rendering speed of large SL and...
  • .NET

    Performance Improvements in RadSlider

    As Miro mentioned in his last post, with the upcoming 2011 Q1 Beta, we will release a new and improved version of RadSlider. A lot new features are being added and many of the existing hot spots were addressed along the way. One of them - the performance hit when RadSlider has to re-render its ticks. I took the liberty to compare the impact of RadSlider on an application before and after we made the improvements. Scenario: Every second, for 60 seconds, generate a new ViewModel and set it as DataContext to RadSlider. Goal: See how many times the LayoutUpdated event will...
    April 22, 2011