• .NET Desktop

    RadChart for Windows 8 WinRT – The Compilation

    This is part two of the RadChart for WinRT blog series. For more information please refer to the other parts of the series: Part one - A Prelude Part three - Taking its First Breath   Now that we have successfully ported our Windows Phone Chart to WinRT I will share some tips and tricks about the whole process and what is different compared to Silverlight and WPF regarding code behind and XAML compilation. Code behind namespaces Both logical and visual tree hierarchies of Dependency Objects now reside in new namespaces and the old ones like System.Windows.Controls do not exist. This automatically breaks any existing C#/VB code. SL/WPF UI namespaces...
    October 07, 2011
  • .NET Desktop

    Boldly Looking Forward with Silverlight, WPF, WP7, and Xaml

    Now that the dust has settled from Build, we’re all back to our day jobs and still working on the same Silverlight, WPF, and Windows Phone projects that we were working on before Build. As you might have read from Todd, Doug, Vassil, Steve, or Silverlight experts like Jeremy, Dan, and Laurent, the sky has in fact not fallen and the future for .Net development on the non-Metrofied Windows 8 desktop is alive and well.  On top of that, since most of us are working on projects in the here and now and want support for multiple versions of...
    October 05, 2011
  • Company News Desktop

    When Should You Use Metro, Version 2

    A blog by Todd Anglin, Chief Evangelist at Telerik. (Original post here) During my busy week at the Microsoft BUILD conference, I cranked-out a quick and rough decision tree designed to help you decide which Microsoft platform you should use for app development:Silverlight/WPF, HTML5, or the new Metro/WinRT. The chart proved to be very popular, so I thought I'd revisit the decision tree and with the benefit of more time to reflect, produce a new, more complete version. Thus, I present version 2 of the "How to Pick Your Platform" chart. What's Different? In the original chart, the first question I made you answer was, "Do you need to support...
    September 21, 2011