• .NET

    Return of the Silverlight Recruiting Application

    It has been a while since I've had a nice, lengthy, code-a-riffic post on here so I wanted to start this off right.  By the title of this post I've already given up part of the surprise- I'm revisiting the Silverlight Recruiting Application and bringing it up to date.  For those of you that don't remember (or haven't seen this series), the concept behind this application was around a real world internal use here at Telerik.  More specifically, we keep growing and therefore our HR demands have grown, requiring something more robust than a very organized use of Excel and...
    August 10, 2010
  • .NET

    Create Silverlight Word Processor Using Just Visual Studio 2010 Designer

    Introducing RadRichtextBoxRibbonUI Some of you may have noticed that along with the official release of RadRichTextBox for Silverlight 4 we introduced a new control to our suite – RadRichTextBoxRibbonUI. Now we want to get your attention and share with you some more details about the new control. Its main purpose is to allow you to get a full featured editing UI for RadRichTextBox out-of-the-box with just one click. The whole process will take few seconds while you drag the control from the toolbox and drop it in the design surface. After that all the XAML will be generated automatically for you...
  • .NET

    Silverlight: OutlookBar, Prism and TransitionControl

    With this post, I'll show you a step by step approach on how to integrate RadOutlookBar with Prism. To spice thing a little bit, the transitions between the different Prism modules will be handled by RadTransitionControl. Start off by creating a new Silverlight solution. Name the Silverlight application Prism.Shell and the Web project - Prism.Web   Organize the Solution Explorer a little bit by adding 3 solution folders.   Right-click on the Modules solution folder and add 2 new Silverlight applications. These applications will be the modules of our Prism application. Name them Prism.Module1 and Prism.Module2. Also, make sure they output their xap files...
  • .NET

    Maintaining page state with MEF

    Task-It Series This post is part of a series of blog posts and videos about the Task-It (task management) application that I have been building with Silverlight 4 and Telerik's RadControls for Silverlight 4. For a full index of these resources, please go here. One of the posts listed in the index provides a full source download for the application, and I will be referring to that source code in this post. The page state issue One of the great things about MEF is that it allows you to maintain state across pages. So basically, when a user spends some time on a page and makes some changes, then...
  • .NET

    Introducing Cell Copy & Paste in RadGridView for WPF+Silverlight

    Our upcoming 2010 Q2 version packs a lot of goodies. One of them is the totally revamped Clipboard support in RadGridView for WPF and Silverlight. Made possible by cell selection which will also be introduced in Q2, the new and improved Clipboard capability is both robust, easy to use and very extensible. By default, users can both copy and paste cells. However, the RadGridView has two additional properties - ClipboardCopyMode and ClipboardPasteMode, which provide thorough control over Clipboard operations. You will be able to choose whether users can copy cells, column headers and/or column footers, or control how pasting works - skip...