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In R2 2022 we’ve introduced new JavaScript and .NET components, numerous features, bug fixes and enhancements to existing components across all Telerik and Kendo UI suites. In addition, the latest release adds improved support and integrations between reporting and automated testing tools with our UI component libraries.

Implement Modern, Consistent and Accessible UI With Telerik and Kendo UI R2 2022 Release

Whether you are building the next new thing, starting with a new tech stack or just enhancing current apps, Progress Telerik and Kendo UI deliver the UI library you need to satisfy all your requirements and streamline development cycles.

The Telerik and Kendo UI R2 2022 release is here to help you optimize efficiency, reduce UI development time and achieve greater consistency across your applications.

Today we’re shipping tons of improvements and extending your favorite UI components and tools with new functionality to empower you to deliver gorgeous, consistent and accessible UI:

  • UI for Blazor now features nearly 100 native components
  • Desktop support for all .NET MAUI picker components
  • Compatibility with Preview 3/4 of .NET 7 (depending on MS Release schedule)
  • New Ocean Blue default color swatch for improved accessibility
  • Dark mode available for docs & demos
  • Telerik and Kendo UI productivity tools for Visual Studio Code
  • Kendo UI themes and widgets fully supported in Telerik Reporting
  • New components, numerous features, bug fixes and enhancements to existing components across all Telerik and Kendo UI suites

Those are just some of the highlights from Telerik and Kendo UI R2 2022. Let’s get ready to learn more.

And because we understand that great UI goes beyond making things aesthetically pleasing, we’re always by your side with our unparalleled and flexible technical support, trainings on demand, demos, tutorials, code samples and other hands-on resources to help you deliver unmatched customer experience.

Award & Recognition: Progress Telerik and Kendo UI earn multiple TrustRadius 2021 Best of Development Awards, and Progress named one of the Ten Best Support Sites by the Association of Support Professionals.

Before we start,  I am pleased to share that we’ve prepared for you three webinars on May 17–19 and three Twitch sessions on May 13, 14 and 16, where our developer advocates and product teams will discuss the latest updates from their unique insider perspective into each framework and show them in practice.

Want to join in? Go ahead and save your seat now, and then head back up here to read about all the amazing updates in this release.

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Now, are you ready to learn about all the goodies in R2 2022? If so, get a cup with your favorite drink, make yourself comfortable and prepare to learn our new release story. Let’s dive in!

Release Highlights

Get an overview of everything that’s new and be sure to dig into the details in the blog posts linked below which offer even more information about the latest updates.

Telerik Ninja

.NET Web Development Tools

Telerik UI for Blazor

Telerik UI for Blazor now features nearly 100 native components—the largest Blazor UI suite on the market!

  • New components: File Manager, Split Button, Filter, Floating Label
  • Blazor scaffolder and code snippets in Visual Studio Code
  • New accessibility color swatch
  • New Dark theme available in Telerik docs & demos
  • New Data Grid features: Customize default filter, DebounceDelay FilterRow property, custom filter editor, custom editors via EditorType parameter, custom popup editing settings, Rebind method, SearchBox Width & Placeholder parameters
  • New Gantt features: Popup & InLine editing modes, custom content with templates in TreeList & Date Header, zoom to fit, EditorType parameter, custom popup editing window, custom date format of timeline headers, more events: OnEdit, OnExpand OnCollapse
  • New Scheduler feature: Custom popup editing window
  • New Pager & Toolbar features: Responsiveness and adaptability
  • New Form features: Id & EditorType parameters
  • New Window features: Resizable
  • New TabStrip feature: Scrollable tabs
  • New Editor features: Table resizing, allow video nested source tags
  • New TreeList enhancements: OnRowclick & OnRowDoubleClick events, customize default filter, DebounceDelay filter property, custom filter editor, custom editors via EditorType parameter, custom popup editing window, rebind method
  • Debounce Delay parameter in multiple UI components: AutoComplete, ComboBox, DateInput, DatePicker, DateRangePicker, DateTimePicker, MultiSelect, NumericTextBox, TimePicker
  • New Chart enhancements: Plot bands & area customizations, series gradient
  • New Button enhancement: Form parameter
  • New NumericTextBox features: InputMode & АutoComplete parameters
  • Visual Studio Extension enhancement: Localization support in project templates
  • Signed NuGet packages
  • New features in Telerik Document Processing: Insert/delete comments, implement cell reference to whole columns in SpreadProcessing; support for Type 3 fonts in PdfProcessing
  • Compatibility with the Preview 3/4 of .NET 7 (depending on MS Release schedule)
  • Accessibility improvements

Telerik UI for Blazor product page.

Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core & Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core MVC

  • New components: Circular Progress Bar, Standalone ColorGradient, FlatColorPicker & ColorPalette
  • Spreadsheet enhancement: Dynamic change of size
  • TreeView enhancement: LoadCompеleted event
  • New accessibility color swatch
  • New Dark theme available in Telerik docs & demos
  • Accessibility improvements
  • Updated VPAT document
  • New features in Telerik Document Processing: Insert/delete comments, implement cell reference to whole columns and rows in SpreadProcessing; support for Type 3 fonts in PdfProcessing

Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC product page.

Specific to Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core

  • ASP.NET Core scaffolder and code snippets in Visual Studio Code
  • TAG Helper improvements in docs & demos
  • Compatibility with Preview 3/4 of .NET 7 (depending on MS Release schedule)

Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core product page.

Telerik UI for ASP.NET AJAX

  • New component: Stepper
  • New Dark theme available in Telerik docs & demos
  • New feature in RadGrid
  • New features in DataViz components
  • PDF enhancements
  • Accessibility improvements
  • New features in Telerik Document Processing: Insert/delete comments, implement cell reference to whole columns and rows in SpreadProcessing; support for Type 3 fonts in PdfProcessing

Telerik UI for ASP.NET AJAX product page.

Read the .NET web release blog post.

.NET Mobile & Desktop Development Tools

Telerik UI for .NET MAUI

  • New components: DateTimePicker and BadgeView
  • New versions of .NET MAUI Components: Entry, NumericInput
  • Desktop support for all .NET MAUI picker components
  • Added RowHeight property to the RadDataGrid control

Telerik UI for .NET MAUI product page.

Telerik UI for Xamarin

  • New Component: ProgressBar
  • Added RowHeight property to the RadDataGrid control
  • SpreadProcessing: Insert/delete comments, support for cell references to whole columns and rows, e.g., $1:$2 and A:D
  • PdfProcessing: Support for Type 3 fonts

Telerik UI for Xamarin product page.

Telerik UI for WinUI

  • New components: PdfViewer, TabControl and HeatMap
  • ChartView: Implement minor ticks
  • SpreadProcessing: Insert/delete comments, support for cell references to whole columns and rows, e.g., $1:$2 and A:D
  • PdfProcessing: Support for Type 3 fonts

Telerik UI for WinUI product page.

Telerik UI for WPF

  • New components: Virtual Keyboard
  • New Windows 11 theme
  • Compatibility with Preview 3/4 of .NET 7 (depending on MS Release schedule)
  • ARM64 support
  • VirtualGrid enhancement: Support for placing custom controls in Grid cells
  • ChartView enhancement: Minor ticks support
  • DesktopAlert: Built-in functionality to show the alert on the current display (not only on the main one)
  • GridView: Filtering textbox for distinct values in the FilteringControl, CTRL-mousewheel (Excel-like) zooming support
  • ChartView3D: New series provider
  • Diagram: Fit-to-page support (print preview dialog enhancement)
  • Spreadsheet: Conditional formatting UI, insert/delete comments, support for cell references to whole columns and rows, e.g., $1:$2 and A:D
  • SpreadProcessing: Insert/delete comments, support for cell references to whole columns and rows, e.g., $1:$2 and A:D
  • PdfProcessing: Support for Type 3 fonts

Telerik UI for WPF product page.

Telerik UI for WinForms

  • New components: Office Navigator Bar, Calculator
  • Compatibility with Preview 3/4 of .NET 7 (depending on MS Release schedule)
  • ARM64 support
  • VisualStudio 2022 theme: Color blending
  • More interactive .NET Core designer now with support for Glyphs
  • Improved High DPI support
  • SpreadProcessing: Insert/delete comments, support for cell references to whole columns and rows, e.g., $1:$2 and A:D
  • PdfProcessing: Support for Type 3 fonts

Telerik UI for WinForms product page.

Read the .NET mobile & desktop release blog post.

Kendo UI JavaScript Development Tools

Kendo UI Kendoka

Kendo UI for Angular

  • Five new native Angular components: PivotGrid, GridLayout, StackLayout, ListBox and Map
  • Data Grid enhancements: Updated multi-column sorting, loading template, revamped documentation
  • New Data Grid example: External filtering
  • Scheduler enhancement: Highlight events in real time
  • PanelBar enhancement: Expand, collapse and select events
  • Conversational UI enhancement: Input area customization
  • All packages: Updated to Ivy package format
  • Docs & demos enhancements: Dark mode, redesigned API section
  • New and improved Kendo UI Productivity Tools for Visual Studio Code

Kendo UI for Angular product page.

KendoReact

  • Dark mode available for docs & demos
  • New and improved Kendo UI Productivity Tools for Visual Studio Code
  • New components: TaskBoard and Map
  • New Editor feature: Table resizing
  • New Grid enhancements: Updated drag & drop feature, sample showing dragging & dropping between two grids, external filtering example
  • API documentation revamp: New design to improve the experience of browsing the KendoReact components’ API

KendoReact product page.

Kendo UI for Vue

  • Seven new native Vue components: Scheduler, Splitter, TreeView, PanelBar, Skeleton, RangeSlider, Notification
  • New Data Grid examples: OData binding and CRUD operations
  • New component examples: Implementing the Wizard component
  • Docs & demos enhancements: Dark mode
  • Source code is now available

Kendo UI for Vue product page.

Kendo UI for jQuery

  • Two new components: CircularProgressBar and ColorGradient
  • ColorPickers enhancement: Organized component docs & demos to make differences between various versions more clear
  • Accessibility update: New and updated VPAT document
  • Large bug fixing effort to maintain high quality
  • New and improved Kendo UI Productivity Tools for Visual Studio Code

Kendo UI for jQuery product page.

Read the Kendo UI JavaScript release blog post.

Reporting, Testing, Mocking and Debugging Productivity Tools

Telerik Fiddler debugging, testing, mocking, reporting

Telerik Reporting

  • Search functionality in the Web Report Designer
  • Separate sheets generation in Excel export format
  • Support nested folder structure in the Reports storage organization in the Web Report Designer
  • Full support of Sass-based Kendo UI theming mechanism for the Web Report Designer
  • Compatibility with Preview 3/4 of .NET 7 (depending on MS Release schedule)
  • ARM64 processor architecture support on Windows

Telerik Reporting product page.

Telerik Report Server

  • Improved Reports, Categories, etc. views in terms of multiple records handling
  • Search functionality in the Web Report Designer
  • Support Category/Report structure in the Reports storage organization in the Web Report Designer
  • Separate sheets generation in Excel export format

Telerik Report Server product page.

Telerik JustMock

  • Mock Interfaces with Default implementation
  • Create a mock for a method from the context menu
  • Compatibility with the Preview 1 of .NET 7

Telerik JustMock product page.

Telerik Test Studio Dev Edition

  • Enhanced support for applications built with Telerik and Kendo UI components
  • Component versioning and translator backward compatibility, preventing automated tests from failing
  • Dialog support for latest Chrome and Edge Chromium versions
  • New project settings default options improving test stability in modern application testing

Telerik Test Studio Dev Edition product page.

Fiddler Everywhere

  • Comparison of two sessions from the same tab
  • Getting information about invalid or expiring certificates within the application
  • Matching and executing the Rule Builder’s actions a specific number of times for simulating more complex scenarios
  • Adding comments with specified text for the matched session with the new “comment” action in the Rule Builder
  • Support of sensitive and insensitive data matching in Advanced Filters and Rules
  • Autocompletion functionality available in Advanced Filters and Rules for easier conditions setup

Telerik Fiddler Everywhere product page.

Fiddler Jam

  • Local preview of recorded logs before submitting
  • Option to delete Fiddler Jam logs that you have created

Telerik Fiddler Jam product page.

Read the reporting, testing, mocking and debugging productivity tools release blog post.

About Telerik DevCraft

Telerik DevCraft is the most powerful collection of Telerik .NET and Kendo UI JavaScript developer tools, which includes modern, feature-rich and professionally designed UI components for web, desktop and mobile applications, embedded reporting and report management solutions, document processing libraries, automated testing and mocking tools.

DevCraft will arm you with everything you need to deliver outstanding applications in less time and with less effort. With award-winning technical support delivered by the developers who built the products and a ton of resources and trainings, you can rest assured that you have a stable provider to rely on for your everyday challenges along your software development journey.

Sign Up for the Release Webinars and Join Us on Twitch

Telerik Ninja, Kendo UI Kendoka, Fiddler Samurai

Register to see all the new features—the webinars are coming soon!

It will help you to follow along if you download the latest bits. Existing Telerik or Kendo UI customers can do this right from our newly updated Your Account page, or by updating your NuGet package reference to the latest version in your solutions. For our Angular, React and Vue libraries, you just need install the latest npm packages.

Find out what’s new in your library of choice! You can register for more than one webinar.

Telerik .NET Web, Desktop & Mobile Products Webinar

Tuesday, May 17, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET

Discover all updates across Telerik UI for Blazor, UI for ASP.NET Core, UI for ASP.NET MVC, UI for ASP.NET AJAX, UI for WPF, UI for WinForms, UI for WinUI, UI for Xamarin and UI for .NET MAUI.

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Kendo UI R2 2022 Release Webinar

Wednesday, May 18, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET

Discover all updates across KendoReact and Kendo UI for Angular, Vue and jQuery.

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Telerik Reporting, Automated Testing, Mocking and Debugging Tools Webinar

Thursday, May 19, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET

The webinar will cover updates across Telerik Reporting, Test Studio, JustMock and Fiddler Everywhere.

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Galina Jordanowa

Galia is a Product Marketing Manager for Telerik Reporting, Telerik Report Server and Telerik DevCraft at Progress. She has 18+ years in marketing, improving the sales, performance and reputation of a great number of international companies. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, psychology, mountain climbing and music.

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