• .NET Mobile

    RadGrid for ASP.NET AJAX boosted with new features in Q2 2012

    We are proud to announce that the rich set of client and server-side features in RadGrid has grown with two new long-awaited members. Starting with the Q2 2012 Beta release we have introduced the option to add MultiColumn headers to RadGrid and a new flexible client-side template for the GridTemplateColumn. Below I will present in short each of the two features and how they can help you visualize and summarize your data in much cooler ways. First we’ll start with the MultiColumn headers. This feature gives you the ability to build arbitrary complex structure on top of your headers which summarizes...
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    A Match Made in Http Heaven - ASP.NET Web Forms and WebAPI

    With the introduction of MVC 4 Microsoft has created a fantastic new way for developers to expose data via HTTP service.  WebAPI is extremely easy to configure when compared to WCF services, and can send content in a multitude of formats.  On top of that you can easily extend it at almost any level.  While WebAPI shipped with MVC 4, it can easily be used in Asp.Net AJAX as well!  In this blog we will take a look at setting up WebAPI in ASP.Net Web Forms Before We Get Started To follow along with this blog you will need to download and...
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    Easily Access Embedded Resources with Telerik RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX

    With RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX we are committed to building great looking UI for you. Rich HTML, Javascript and CSS work together to provide a professional look and feel for your next generation applications. You can imagine there would be a solid amount of web resources our controls use to achieve that. Still, we keep the bag tidy and free the developer from deploying myriads of files on various development, testing and production environments. Everything is shipped neatly in a couple of assemblies you reference in your project.  How do we do that? We use embedded resources. In this blog post...
    November 23, 2011
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    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
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    WAI-ARIA support for RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX

    The Web is fundamentally designed to work for all people, whatever their hardware, software, language, culture, location, or physical or mental ability. When the Web meets this goal, it is accessible to people with a diverse range of hearing, movement, sight, and cognitive ability. W3C Accessibility Basics This is how the World Wide Web Consortium Accessibility Basics article starts. To help make the web more accessible, W3C maintains the WAI-ARIA specification. In a world of ever advancing web technologies, the number of RIA (Rich Internet Application) offerings increase every day. HTML, Javascript and CSS is used to create UI experiences that go far beyond HTMLs inherently document-oriented nature. WAI-ARIA tries...