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New JavaScript & .NET components and features, plus improved support for reporting and automated testing tools with our UI component libraries.

In R3 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.

High-Quality UI + Beautiful Design: Telerik, Kendo UI & Test Studio Help You Deliver Both in Newest Release

We are happy to announce that Telerik, Kendo UI and Test Studio join forces to help you deliver high-quality UI and beautiful design for any design system and technology with today’s release. We are proud to celebrate three major milestones:

  • We strengthen our unparalleled market leadership position with the most comprehensive Telerik UI for Blazor, Telerik UI for .NET MAUI and Kendo UI for Angular suites.
  • We further develop integrations between reporting and automated testing tools with our .NET and JavaScript UI component libraries.
  • We accelerate our design story with the launch of new ThemeBuilder Pro, enabling developers and designers to implement design systems seamlessly in web applications, delivering a greater level of design consistency without manual coding work.

And that’s not all. Today we’re shipping improvements and extending your favorite UI components and tools with new functionality to empower you to easily deliver beautiful, high-quality, consistent, functional and accessible UI in half the development time:

  • New Fluent theme across all Telerik and Kendo UI web libraries
  • Updated and industry-leading UI for Blazor library, now with 100 components including PDF Viewer
  • Angular PivotGrid official release
  • The most comprehensive .NET MAUI library with 50+ controls
  • Support for .NET 7 latest preview
  • Accessibility improvements across all libraries
  • New ThemeBuilder with Telerik UI for Blazor, Kendo UI for Angular and KendoReact libraries
  • Desktop test automation support for all .NET technologies and beyond
  • Native Blazor Report Viewer in Telerik Reporting

Those are just some of the highlights from Telerik, Kendo UI and Test Studio R3 2022. Let’s get ready to learn more.

Before we start, I am pleased to share that we’ve prepared for you four webinars on Sep 19, 20, 21 and 23, 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.

I’ll Go Save My Seat Now

Now, are you ready to learn about all the goodies in R3 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.

.NET Web Development Tools

Telerik Ninja with list of Blazor, ASP.NET Core, ASp.NET MVC, and ASP.NET AJAX

Telerik UI for Blazor

Telerik UI for Blazor counts 100 native Blazor UI components with a brand-new PDF Viewer, Fluent theme, accessibility improvements, Visual Studio Scaffolder, new ThemeBuilder and more!

  • New Blazor UI components: PDF Viewer, Multi-Column ComboBox, Skeleton
  • New Fluent theme
  • Accessibility improvements: WAI-ARIA best practices, compliance with WCAG 2.1 AAA and Section 508 standards
  • New resource: Accessibility-focused demos to facilitate accessibility compliance reviews
  • Updated Blazor Data Grid: Header Cell CSS class, custom FilterOperators
  • Updated Blazor TreeList: Header Cell CSS class, custom FilterOperators
  • Updated Blazor Gantt: State management, custom FilterOperators, DateTime format customization in the TooltipTemplate
  • New Blazor PanelBar events: OnExpand & OnCollapse
  • Updated Blazor Filter: New DefaultOperator parameter for default operator customizations
  • Header template in multiple Blazor components: Calendar, DatePicker, DateRangePicker
  • Open & Close methods in multiple Blazor components: AutoComplete, DropdownList, ComboBox, ColorPicker, ComboBox, MultiSelect, DatePicker, DateRangePicker, DateTimePicker and TimePicker
  • Responsive and adaptive Blazor layout demos using the Telerik Blazor MediaQuery component
  • New features & improvements in Telerik REPL for Blazor
  • Compatibility with the latest preview of .NET 7
  • Visual Studio Scaffolder
  • New ThemeBuilder

Telerik UI for Blazor product page.

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

Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core & Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC come with three new UI components, Fluent theme, Visual Studio Scaffolder, accessibility improvements and more!

  • New ASP.NET Core UI components: Signature, Split Button, Dropdown Button
  • New Fluent theme
  • Accessibility improvements: WAI-ARIA best practices, compliance with WCAG 2.1 AAA and Section 508 standards
  • New resource: Accessibility-focused demos to facilitate accessibility compliance reviews
  • Updated Data Grid: Initial sort direction, configuration option for disabling column menu, UX improvements in grouping and rows deleting
  • Local data binding in PivotGrid v2

Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC product page.

Specific to Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core

  • TAG Helper improvements and examples in demos & documentation
  • New features & improvements in Telerik REPL for ASP.NET Core
  • Compatibility with the latest preview of .NET 7
  • Visual Studio Scaffolder

Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core product page.

Telerik UI for ASP.NET AJAX

Telerik UI for ASP.NET AJAX brings a new Floating Action Button, accessibility improvements, updated VPAT and more!

  • New component: Floating Action Button
  • Accessibility improvements: WAI-ARIA best practices, compliance with WCAG 2.1 AAA and Section 508 standards
  • Updated VPAT document and accessibility resources

Telerik UI for ASP.NET AJAX product page.

Read the .NET web release blog post.

.NET Mobile & Desktop Development Tools

Telerik Ninja with list of WPF, WinForms, UWP, MAUI, Xamarin, WinUI

Telerik UI for .NET MAUI

Telerik UI for .NET MAUI brings new components, updated DataGrid and data processing features.

Telerik UI for .NET MAUI product page.

Telerik UI for Xamarin

Telerik UI for Xamarin has been updated with all the latest Document Processing Libraries’ (DPL) features and now has updated DataGrid aggregate support and Column Footers.

Telerik UI for Xamarin product page.

Telerik UI for WPF

Telerik UI for WPF offers new ChartView features, support for .NET 7 latest preview and more!

  • New component: CircularProgressBar
  • Updated PivotGrid: Configuring PivotGrid without PivotFieldList
  • Updated SyntaxEditor: Word wrapping support
  • Updated RichTextTextBox: Line numbering
  • Updated ChartView: Support for displaying error bars and separate Pan/Zoom for each axis
  • Updated Map: Support for CombinedGeometryData in the VisualizationLayer
  • Support for the latest preview of .NET 7
  • New Document Processing Libraries’ features

Telerik UI for WPF product page.

Telerik UI for WinUI

Telerik UI for WinUI has new components and updated DataGrid.

  • New components: DockPanel, PropertyGrid
  • Updated DataGrid: Add Export to Excel support
  • Updated PdfViewer: Password and Signature Dialogs
  • New Document Processing Libraries’ (DPL) features

Telerik UI for WinUI product page.

Telerik UI for WinForms

Telerik UI for WinForms brings new components, updated Spreadsheet and support for .NET latest preview.

  • New components: Flyout window, Splash Screen
  • Updated Spreadsheet: Charts support
  • Support for the latest preview of .NET 7
  • New features in Document Processing Libraries (DPL)

Telerik UI for WinForms product page.

New Features in Telerik Document Processing Libraries (DPL)

  • New WordProcessing: Page Numbering Fields—PAGE, PAGEREF, NUMPAGES, SECTIONPAGES; Shapes support
  • New SpreadProcessing: Repeat specific rows or columns on every printed page
  • New PdfProcessing: PdfProcessing Signature flags support, export PDF pages to images
  • New SpreadStreamProcessing: SpreadStreamProcessing import

Telerik Document Processing Libraries.

Read the .NET mobile and desktop release blog post.

JavaScript Development Tools

Kendo UI Kendoka

Kendo UI for Angular

Kendo UI for Angular brings Fluent theme, new components, Data Grid enhancements, documentation, accessibility updates and more!

  • New theme: Fluent
  • PivotGrid updates: Official RTM release
  • New components: Drag & Drop and Circular ProgressBar
  • Data Grid enhancements: Keyboard navigation updates, save & restore column states, and max-width column property
  • TreeView enhancements: Disable individual nodes, expand disabled nodes
  • Dialog enhancement: Configure animations
  • Drawer enhancement: Hierarchical item support
  • Editor update: Allow font size units to change
  • Accessibility enhancements: Updated compliance with the a11y spec for various components
  • Documentation update: API redesign, revised DataGrid, PivotGrid and Chart integration example
  • Updated Visual Studio Code Productivity tools: Angular code snippets and code scaffolding
  • New ThemeBuilder

Kendo UI for Angular product page.

KendoReact

KendoReact introduces the new Fluent theme, Visual Studio Code Productivity tools, support for latest version of TypeScript, over 35 enhancements across various React components and improved accessibility to eliminate user experience barriers.

  • New theme: Fluent
  • New Visual Studio Code extension: Kendo UI Productivity Tools
  • All components: Support for the Latest Version of TypeScript
  • Various components: Over 35 enhancements spread across existing KendoReact UI components
  • Documentation update: Redesigned API pages
  • Accessibility enhancements: Updated Section 508 and WCAG 2.1 compliance for all components
  • New ThemeBuilder

KendoReact product page.

Kendo UI for jQuery

Kendo UI for jQuery has new components, DataGrid enhancements, accessibility updates, Visual Studio Code productivity tools and more!

  • Three new components: SplitButton, DropDownButton, Signature
  • New theme: Fluent
  • DataGrid enhancements: Disable column menu, trigger change event only on change, hide ungrouped columns
  • PivotGrid V2 enhancement: Local data binding
  • Accessibility enhancements: Updated various components for WCAG 2.1 and Section 508 compliance
  • New resource: Accessibility-focused demos facilitating accessibility compliance reviews

Kendo UI for jQuery product page.

Kendo UI for Vue

Kendo UI for Vue offers new native components, Grid upgrades, accessibility updates, Visual Studio Code Productivity tools and more!

  • Six new native Vue components: TreeList, FlatColorPicker, ColorGradient, ColorPalette, ColorPicker, Badge
  • New theme: Fluent
  • Data Grid enhancements: Loading indicator support and compact rendering option
  • Data Grid demos: Live loading (streaming) data, high-performance Data Grid and sticky rows
  • Inputs enhancement: Prefix and suffix support
  • New Visual Studio Code Productivity tools with Vue code snippets
  • Documentation update: Redesigned API pages
  • Accessibility enhancements: Updated Section 508 and WCAG 2.1 compliance for all components

Kendo UI for Vue product page.

Read the Kendo UI release blog post.

Embedded Reporting, Mocking & Debugging Tools

Telerik Ninja and Fiddler Samurai

Telerik Reporting

Exciting update in Telerik Reporting:

  • Native Blazor Report Viewer
  • Visual Studio project template creating .NET Core web app with Reports REST service
  • Introducing onboarding experience in Web Report Designer
  • Enhanced Excel export generating separate sheets based on data
  • Support for the latest preview of .NET 7 on Windows

Telerik Reporting product page.

Telerik Report Server

And Report Server brings:

  • Introducing onboarding experience in Web Report Designer
  • Enhanced Excel export generating separate sheets based on data

Telerik Report Server product page.

Telerik JustMock

JustMock now has:

  • Support for .NET 7 latest preview
  • Support for Visual Studio 2022 in JustMock Azure DevOps task
  • Support for easier mocking of asynchronous method with ReturnAsync

Telerik JustMock product page.

Fiddler Everywhere

Our fabulous web debugging proxy for MacOS, Windows and Linux gets even better with:

  • Attractive new horizontal layout offering greater workspace flexibility
  • Enhanced Server Certificate Information with expanded match conditions and formatted filtering actions within Rule Builder
  • New Advanced Settings property to export the Fiddler root certificate to key file formats
  • New declared option to decode different value formats inside Fiddler Everywhere
  • Improved compatibility to support Apple Silicon chip
  • New auto-detect theming, introducing a default system theme

Telerik Fiddler Everywhere product page.

Fiddler Jam

And our web-based troubleshooting solution now brings:

  • New video format
  • New log encryption
  • Self-service API key generator
  • Improved integration
  • And more!

Telerik Fiddler Jam product page.

Read the Reporting, Mocking & Fiddler release blog post.

Automated Testing Tools

Telerik Test Studio Ninja

Telerik Test Studio

Our automated testing suite now has:

  • Desktop testing: Full desktop automation support across .NET and beyond
  • UX/UI modernization: New Welcome Screen, improved navigation across key Test Studio features and more
  • Test stability: AI-infused/inspired mechanism making sure elements are rendered correctly and preventing flaky tests
  • Extensionless test recording and execution: Extended support for Chromium-based Edge

Test Studio product page.

Read the Automated Testing 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 on Sept. 19-23

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.

Test Studio Webinar

Test Studio R3 2022 Webinar

Monday, September 19, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET
Discover all updates across Telerik Test Studio and Test Studio DevEdition.

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Kendo UI Webinar

Kendo UI R3 2022 Webinar

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 | 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 .NET Web, Desktop & Mobile Products Webinar

Telerik .NET Web, Desktop & Mobile Products R3 2022 Webinar

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 | 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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Telerik Reporting, Mocking and Debugging Tools Webinar

Telerik Reporting, Mocking and Debugging Tools R3 2022 Webinar

Friday, September 23, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET
Discover all updates across Telerik Reporting, JustMock, Fiddler Everywhere and Fiddler Jam.

Save Your Seat

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DevReach

Live from Devreach’22 @ Progress360: Join the live community session from the Progress360 Streaming Studio on September 14 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ET to hear the release highlights and celebrate the DevReach spirit with us at our Livestream Release Party.

And the Best Part About the Release Webinars?

The live webinars and Twitch sessions are a great opportunity for you to ask questions before and during the webinars. We’ll be waiting to hear from you on Twitter—just use the #heyTelerik and #heyKendoUI hashtags. Another great option is the live chat during our release session on CodeItLive, our Twitch channel.

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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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