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  • Release

    Q1 2010 New Feature: Paging with RadGridView for Silverlight and WPF

    We are glad to announce that the Q1 2010 Release has added another weapon to RadGridView’s growing arsenal of features. This is the brand new RadDataPager control which provides the user interface for paging through a collection of data. The good news is that RadDataPager can be used to page any collection. It does not depend on RadGridView in any way, so you will be free to use it with the rest of your ItemsControl’s if you chose to do so. Before you read on, you might want to download the samples solution that I have attached. It contains a sample project for every scenario that...
    March 10, 2010
  • Web

    Silverlight Recruiting Application Part 3.5 - Prism Background and WCF RIA [Series Intermission]

    Taking a step back before I dive into the details and full-on coding fun, I wanted to once again respond to a comment on my last post to clear up some things in regards to how I'm setting up my project and some of the choices I've made.  Aka, thanks Ben. :) Prism Project Setup For starters, I'm not the ideal use case for a Prism application.  In most cases where you've got a one-man team, Prism can be overkill as it is more intended for large teams who are geographically dispersed or in applications that have a larger scale than my Recruiting...
    March 05, 2010
  • Web

    Real-World Recruiting Application using RadControls for Silverlight 3 [part 1]

    As in any business, with prosperity comes the need to bring in more people to handle the workload.  Telerik is no stranger to that, but here in the US office this has previously been a process heavy with Excel files, carefully tagging emails in Outlook, and relying on the Outlook calendar to ensure that interviews and the like are all in synch.  This worked when the US office was working out of someone's house a few years back, but with two offices, multiple brand new and open positions, and more on the way, we realized we'd need to figure out some...
    February 22, 2010
  • Web

    RadGridView for Silverlight and WCF RIA Services Part II: Basic Editing Support

    In my previous blog post I have demonstrated how to display master-details data in an asynchronous manner with RadGridView for Silverlight and WCF RIA Services. I have decided to refactor the sample project a little bit and add some very basic editing support. Here is the changes I have made to the sample project: I have recreated the ChinookService to support editing. I have encapsulated the details grid into a new user control called AlbumsControl. I have added a “Submit Changes” button below the details grid. I got rid of the IValueConverter that used to create the albums DomainDataSource and defined everything in...
    January 08, 2010
  • Web

    Asynchronous Master-Details with RadGridView for Silverlight and WCF RIA Services

    Inspired by Brad Abrams’ marvelous series of blog posts, I have decided to create a simple project demonstrating how to harness the enormous power of RIA Services with Telerik RadGridView for Silverlight. I have decided to use the new Chinook database after reading this wonderful post by Tim Heuer explaining how to work with relational data in the RIA Services paradigm. Make sure you have this database installed on the default instance of your SQL Server 2008 Express or you will have to modify the connection string as needed. In one of my previous blog posts I have thoroughly explained How To Display Hierarchical Data with...
    January 07, 2010