• .NET

    What’s New in Handling Dates in Your Application’s Editors?

    With Q2 2014 we introduced a great number of highly requested features enhancing your end user’s experience with dates and time. In this blog post I will share more details about the improvements and how you can easily enable them in your applications.
    September 12, 2014
  • .NET Mobile

    Announcing RadControls for Windows Phone Q1 2012 SP1

    Now that Q1 2012 has been out for a while we have managed to gather some very useful feedback from you on the new stuff that we released with it and with Q1 2012 SP1 it’s time to bring it officially to you. Besides the fine tuning of existing functionality, we are really proud to announce one pretty important and powerful new component that can easily make your application shine: RadHubTile:          This component brings the Windows Phone home screen experience directly to your app without much complexity. It not only covers all native Tile behaviors (animations, layouts etc.) but delivers even new...
    March 21, 2012
  • .NET Mobile

    RadDate- & RadTimePicker for Windows Phone 7 extended to support custom selector intervals

    It is a common scenario when we would like to limit the selectable values in a time or date picker control. Normally we would do this by setting an allowed date-time range but a more sophisticated case is when we also want to filter out some selection possibilities and allow only specific ones. Imagine an application that provides the end-user with the possibility to create reminders that can only happen in time intervals of 15 minutes: 3:00 AM, 3:15 AM, 3:30 AM... Here we don’t want to prevent the user from selecting values from the whole time-range, but want to make some...
    December 22, 2011
  • .NET

    Windows Phone 7 MVVM # 5 - RadDate & Time Pickers

    Of course the first thing on my mind after returning from a nice long summer vacation is continuing the RadControls for Windows Phone 7 MVVM series of blog posts and adding more examples to our working project of how you can quickly and easily start using our WP7 controls with the MVVM pattern.  While I’m working on something pretty cool for later in the week (hint: it may involve something like this), I wanted to show you how you can pretty quickly get both RadDatePicker and RadTimePicker working with MVVM. (( Heads up!  I’ve upgraded this project to utilize the Q2 2011...
    June 14, 2011
  • .NET Mobile

    RadControls for Windows Phone 7: Introducing RadWindow

    Graphical user interfaces are rife with popups and messages springing from every direction in order to notify users of important information. The Windows Phone 7 experience is no different and RadWindow is here to provide this functionality. Currently the toolkit for windows phone development provides a Popup control out of the box, so why bother writing a window from scratch? The main reason is that the stock popup is not hardware accelerated, that is, animations on UI elements displayed on it are executed on the UI thread, it doesn’t matter if the animation is a simple double animation, if you...
    November 15, 2010