See a highlight of what’s new this month in the Progress Telerik and Kendo UI component libraries.
Great news! Progress ThemeBuilder now supports the classic theme, allowing everyone to style their projects effortlessly using this revamped Sass theme. With a modern twist, the classic theme opens up exciting new possibilities for project customization.
The Telerik UI for Blazor and ASP.NET Core libraries are now compatible with Microsoft’s .NET 8 Preview 7, which is the final preview release for .NET 8.
If you are curious to learn more about the latest preview and .NET 8, don’t forget to check:
The DropDownButton for Blazor combines a button and a dropdown, offering a concise interface for organizing a set of related user actions. It allows users to click the main button and access a popup menu to choose from additional actions.
We have enriched our Telerik UI for Blazor Charts suite with a new addition—the Waterfall Chart component.
The Blazor Waterfall Chart visualizes cumulative effects of sequential values, whether time-based or category-based. It aids quantitative analysis for inventory, cash flows and performance.
We have now made our Charts a lot more interactive—check the new drilldown capability and events below:
The built-in editing popup in Telerik UI for Blazor Gantt Chart now displays three different tabs:
For more details on the latest release, check the full Telerik UI for Blazor 4.5.0 release notes.
Stay awake—we’re cooking up something very exciting! In this release, we’ve concentrated on enhancing the accessibility of our components and ensuring they comply with CSP regulations.
Our new Kendo UI for jQuery Pyramid Chart component is designed for visualizing data within a pyramidal structure, conveniently divided into horizontal sections. This unique chart shape allows each section to have a distinct size, visually representing the hierarchy among topics based on the width of each section.
Our Grid component now includes a feature-rich built-in Context Menu, offering capabilities such as copy selection, item addition, editing, deletion, row reordering and more. Developers can effortlessly harness these functionalities by enabling the menu, making it a powerful addition for enhancing user interactions.
We always focus on security and want to ensure our components follow the latest security standards. Our team has made several improvements to make our product even more secure.
Beginning with our major release in October, we’re streamlining the Kendo UI for jQuery distribution by removing the bundled jQuery script. Our backward-compatible components empower you to select your preferred supported jQuery version, offering a lighter package that grants you complete flexibility with your jQuery setup.
Our latest update for Kendo UI for Angular includes a new demo that simplifies data management. You can easily drag and drop items between a ListView and a Data Grid component for smoother data organization.
Introducing the KendoReact Chart component, purpose-built for displaying data in a pyramidal structure, with horizontal sections that dynamically adjust in size. This distinct chart format visually conveys topic hierarchy, where section width corresponds directly to each topic’s level.
We’re happy to share updates to our “Getting Started” pages, designed to provide everyone a smoother and more intuitive experience. These improvements aim to help you swiftly and effortlessly get up and running with our components.
The KendoReact SpreadSheet continues to evolve and improve. Since its initial release, we’ve been closely attuned to your feedback, and we’re excited to announce a host of new features in today’s release:
Our latest DropDowns feature allows you to disable specific list items, offering greater control over user interactions to align with your business needs. Ensure users can only select available options, enhancing usability and efficiency. This feature is available for the following components: DropDownList, AutoComplete, ComboBox and MultiSelect.
We’ve enhanced the Map component in our ongoing commitment to incorporating SVG icons seamlessly. Now, you have the flexibility to effortlessly integrate custom SVG icons to mark precise points on your map, further personalizing your mapping experience.
To enhance our Timeline component, we’re introducing keyboard navigation functionality, enabling users to move between timeline items effortlessly. This addition enhances usability and improves the component’s accessibility, ensuring a seamless experience for all users.
Introducing our latest utility component, designed to streamline accessibility: Keyboard Navigation. Developers can now effortlessly integrate keyboard navigation into any component, including custom ones, ensuring enhanced accessibility across your entire application.
Our Breadcrumb component now offers small, medium and large sizing options, granting developers the flexibility to adapt it to various scenarios, from compact mode to mobile-friendly sizes. With these straightforward options, customization is a breeze, ensuring a seamless fit for your design needs.
Introducing the GridHelper, a powerful component that augments the capabilities of KendoReact Grid. It offers a user-friendly interface with built-in features for data operations, common functionalities and extensive customization options for end users, such as column hiding and PDF/Excel export, making it a valuable addition to your toolkit.
The next major release, R3 2023, is coming soon. Stay tuned to learn more about what updates will be available.
Lyubomir Atanasov is a Product Manager with a passion for software development, UI design, and design thinking. He excels in creating impactful and innovative software products by challenging the status quo, collaborating closely with customers, and embracing a spirit of experimentation. His dedication to delivering exceptional UI solutions makes him an invaluable asset, providing immense value through his expertise and innovative approach. Follow him on LinkedIn.
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