Telerik Kendo UI Release R3 2020

Always in step with the rapidly evolving .NET and JavaScript ecosystems, our Telerik and Kendo UI R3 2020 release is here to help developers keep up with the latest innovations in creating stunning web, desktop and mobile apps. Read on for more details!

Building modern, professional looking UI for business applications is hard work. Our developer teams at Progress have been hard at work during the summer to enable you as developers to be always in step with the rapidly evolving .NET and JavaScript technologies so that you can build beautiful, feature-rich and professionally designed web, mobile and desktop applications in less time and with less effort.

With R3 2020, we’ve released 45+ new components across Telerik and Kendo UI product lines, plus great improvements in Blazor and WinUI, support for .NET 5, Angular 10, Vue 3.0 and many new features and updates!

I am super excited to announce that today, the R3 2020 release of Telerik and Kendo UI is LIVE!

In addition, I am pleased to share that we’ve prepared for you Telerik and Kendo UI Release Week Live Session from September 28th to October 1st where our developer advocates 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 at a release week webinar (or two) now, and then head back up here to read about all the amazing updates in this release.

I'll Go Save My Seat Now

Now let’s dive deeper into what R3 2020 brings, so, grab a cup of coffee, as there is plenty to explore.

Note: Links to individual product blog posts will go live as the posts do over the next few days.

Updates in the Telerik R3 2020 Release

Telerik Kendo UI Release R3 2020

Learn more about newly released gems in our .NET product line below

Telerik Web Products 

Telerik UI for Blazor with 50+ Truly Native Components

  • New components: Editor, Tile Layout, Tree List, Three Charts for the Financial Industry: Stock, Candlestick and OHLC, Loader, Context Menu, Switch, Button Group, Toggle Button 
  • New Grid features: Column Menu, Custom Filtering, Visible Parameter for Columns, Footer Template for Aggregates, Exposed multiple new events for Expand/Collapse, ContextMenu, Row click and double click events, Expanded Grid binding options with support for DataTable and dynamic ExpandoObject, Filter Enum Values support, support for grouping in OnRead  
  • New Chart features: Tooltip, Click event on the Chart element 
  • New TreeView features: Node click event and Node selection 
  • New Textbox features: Additional parameters (AutoComplete, Placeholder, Name, Title, TabIndex) and Password 
  • New Menu features: Menu separator and Disabled Items 
  • New Visual Studio Extensions & Installers features: Converting Blazor projects to Telerik UI for Blazor projects, Installers for Mac & Linux
  • New technical online training for both Blazor as a framework and Telerik UI for Blazor components
  • New and improved documentation and demos for faster load timesand better experience
  • Read More: Release blog post | product page

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

  • Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core ships with support for the latest preview of .NET 5
  • New components: Wizard, Image Editor, Loader, App Bar, Pager, Text Area
  • New Gantt features: Column templates, Planned vs Actual Comparison, Column options
  • New Grid features: Sticky columns, Foreign Key Binding
  • New TreeList features: Drag, Drop & Reorder, Item Selection
  • New Scheduler features: Recurrence Editor Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 compliant
  • New Spreadsheet features: Render cells using custom HTML
  • New Numeric TextBox feature: Selecting all text on focus
  • Visual Studio Extensions & Installers: Convert ASP.NET Core projects to Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core projects, VS Dashboard project template
  • New and improved documentation and demos for faster load times and better experience
  • Read More: ASP.NET Core Release blog post | product page
  • Read More: ASP.NET MVC Release blog post I product page

Telerik UI for ASP.NET AJAX

  • New components: Card
  • New Chart enhancements: Crosshairs, DashType property for Area, Line and ScatterLine, Appearance settings for the series border, Option to reverse legend items order & turn on/off the highlight effect when series are hovered
  • New and improved documentation and demos for faster load times and better experience
  • Read More: Release blog post | product page

Telerik Desktop and Mobile Products

Telerik UI for Xamarin

  • New components: Combobox, RichTextBox
  • Blazor Bindings support for AutoCompleteView and DataGrid controls
  • New Calendar features: Add and edit appointments in the calendar UI
  • New PdfViewer feature: Search PDF documents for an improved mobile user experience
  • Fully functional Xamarin sample applications: CRM, ERP, ToDo and TagIt 
  • Read More: Release blog post | product page

Telerik UI for WPF

  • Telerik UI for WPF ships with support for the latest preview of .NET 5
  • New SearchTextBox feature: Support auto-filtering search results in real time
  • Dock control enhancements: New navigation commands, keyboard and mouse shortcuts, such as CTRL+Tab for switching between tabs and Ctrl+F7 for navigating  
  • New Slider feature: Multiple thumbs support 
  • New TimeSpanPicker feature: Set TimeSpan from text input, which the control will parse to a valid TimeSpan value
  • New WordsProcessing feature: Support for content controls 
  • New Office 2019 theme: Keep your apps in line with the latest trends of UI and UX with a brand new Office 2019 theme, available in all three colors variations—Colorful, Black and Dark Gray
  • Read More: Release blog post | product page

Telerik UI for WinForms

  • Telerik UI for WinForms ships with support for latest preview of .NET 5
  • Design Time Support for .NET 5: Design time support for all Telerik UI for WinForms controls enables for building .NET applications right in the designer
  • New TaskDialog control: Theme table and easily customizable alternative to the Windows TaskDialog
  • Vector images themes support: More themes will support vector images
  • Read More: Release blog post | product page

Telerik UI for WinUI

Telerik Reporting and Testing Solutions

Telerik Reporting 

  • New features in Web Report Designer—dedicated wizards for new WebService, JSON and CSV data sources
  • New WPF Report Viewer Theme
  • SVG images support
  • Read More: Release blog post | product page (Reporting / Report Server)

Telerik Report Server

  • New features in Web Report Designer—dedicated wizards for new WebService, JSON and CSV data sources
  • SVG Image support 
  • Report preview canceling
  • Read More: Release blog post | product page (Reporting / Report Server)

Telerik Test Studio Dev Edition 

  • Object Character Recognition (OCR) features
  • Manual DOM refresh and auto-refresh pause/resume inside the Recorder
  • Blazor support through ready-to-use translators for the most popular Telerik UI for Blazor components
  • Read More: Release blog post I Product page

Telerik JustMock 

  • Support for the latest preview of .NET 5 
  • Support for Code Coverage in JustMock Azure Pipeline Task for .NET Core
  • Support for Multiple Instance of Visual Studio for the DebugWindow functionality
  • Read More: Release blog post | product page

Updates in KendoReact and Kendo UI R3 2020 Release

Kendo UI Release R3 2020

Learn more about newly released gems in JavaScript product line below (or check out our blog post covering the entire Kendo UI line of updates)

KendoReact

  • New components: Gantt chart, App Bar, Text Area, Rating, Chip & ChipList, Badge and Loader 
  • Grid updates: Row pinning, customizable pager, column pinning through context and column menu
  • Editor updates: Insert image dialog, font color tool, background color tool, find and replace tool
  • New and improved documentation and demos for faster load times
  • Read More: Release blog post | product page

Kendo UI for Vue

  • New native components: ComboBox, AutoComplete and MaskedTextBox
  • Vue 3.0 support for the entire Kendo UI for Vue library
  • Read More: Release blog post | product page

Kendo UI for Angular 

  • New components: ListView, Loader, AppBar, Input, Breadcrumb, RangeSlider and Badge
  • Grid updates: New Cell Selection
  • Updated all applicable form components to work with form design guidelines
  • New and improved documentation and demos for faster load times
  • Read More: Release blog post | product page

Kendo UI for jQuery

  • New components: Wizard, Image Editor, Loader, App Bar, Pager and Text Area
  • Gantt updates: New Column Template feature, planned vs. actual comparison and new Column Menu options
  • Grid updates: Foreign Key Binding and Sticky Columns
  • TreeList updates: Item Selection
  • Scheduler updates: Revamped recurrence editor with added Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 compliance
  • Spreadsheet updates: Render cell with custom HTML
  • NumericTextBox updates: Select All Text on Focus
  • Read More: Release blog post | product page

Sign Up for the Release Week Live Webinars

Telerik Kendo UI Release Webinars from Sept 28 to Oct 2

Seeing is believing, so register to see all the new features—the webinars are coming up fast! It will help you to follow along easily if you download the latest release here.

Each webinar will be complemented with a Twitch session, where you will be able to see examples of using the new components and features and ask your questions to the speakers via the live chat.

Telerik Web Products R3 2020 Release Webinar

Live Webinar: September 28 @11:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

Save Your Seat

Twitch Session: September 28 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm ET

KendoReact and Kendo UI for Vue R3 2020 Release Webinar

Live Webinar: September 29 @11:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

Save Your Seat

Twitch Session: September 29 @12:30 pm – 2:30 pm ET

Kendo UI for Angular and jQuery R3 2020 Release Webinar 

Live Webinar: September 30 @11:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

Save Your Seat

Twitch Session: September 30 @12:30 pm – 2:30 pm ET

Telerik Desktop and Mobile Products R3 2020 Release Webinar

Live Webinar: October 1 @11:00 pm – 12:00 pm ET

Save Your Seat

Twitch Session: October 1 @12:30 pm – 2:30 pm ET

Telerik Reporting and Testing R3 2020 Release Webinar

Live Webinar: October 2 @11:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

Save Your Seat

Twitch Session: October 2 @12:30 pm – 2:30 pm ET

The live webinars and Twitch sessions are a great opportunity to get your questions answered by the experts. We’ll be waiting to hear from you! Join the conversation on Twitter using the #heyTelerik and #heyKendoUI hashtags and on CodeItLive, our Twitch channel, via the live chat.

Thank You

We recently asked our customers to describe their experience with our tools and support. Thank you for the amazing responses! We were blown away and thought it would be fun to organize your responses in the language that binds us all together—code :). Here it is, using our customers’ own words. As always, you make what we do possible.

DevCraft Customer Words

About DevCraft 

Telerik DevCraft is the finest software developer tools collection across .NET and JavaScript technologies, which includes modern, feature-rich and professionally designed UI components for web, desktop and mobile applications, reporting and report management solutions, document processing libraries, automated testing and mocking tools from the Telerik and Kendo UI suites. DevCraft will arm you with everything you need to deliver outstanding applications in less time and with less effort. With the backing of our legendary support team, which consists of the developers who build the products, and a ton of resources and trainings, you can rest assured that you have a stable partner to rely on for your everyday challenges along your software development journey.


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About the Author

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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