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Catch a sneak peek at the latest updates coming next week in the R2 2018 release of Kendo UI. There are great new features for every framework version. Watch the release webinar to learn more.

The new Kendo UI release – R2 2018 – is coming on May 16th and there are some great new features coming for every framework version. Here’s a quick look at what you’ll see in this new release.

New Conversation UI (Chatbot) Components

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Included in R2 are new chatbot components for all framework libraries. These provide the key support you need to develop conversation UI applications.

New Sample Apps

We’ve added a number of new sample apps and examples for specific technologies, including PWAs, Electron, and Cloud-based apps.

jQuery Updates

For Kendo UI for jQuery, we’ve added a new DropDownTree component to our jQuery library based on popular request.

New React Components

Kendo UI for React components now include support for localization. New components built from the ground up with React include Charts, DatePicker, TimePicker, ComboBox, and Switch. We’ve also enhanced the features in the Reatc grid to include In-line and In-cell editing, Grouping, and PDF and Excel export, and many more features.

New Angular Components and Features

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Kendo UI for Angular enhancements include new Menu, Tooltip, and Toolbar components. We’ve also extended support for the Angular Grid with new features, and added new Material theme features.

New Vue Components

For Kendo UI for Vue, we’ve added a new Vue DropDownTree component, and extended the Vue ecosystem to include support for Vuex and other libraries.

Check Back on May 16th

Kendo UI R2 will be released on May 16th, 2018 and will be available on the Kendo UI web pages for download. Existing customers can grab the new release right away, and new users can sign up for our free 30 day trial to get started.

Watch the Webinar

We will also present all of our new features in detail in our release webinar on May 31st at 11:30 a.m. ET. The webinar will also be broadcast live at ProgressNEXT.

Kendo UI R2 2018 Release Webinar

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About the Author

John Willoughby

John loves technology and because he just doesn’t get enough during the day, he also writes apps for fun as a hobby. He has worked in various software development and product marketing roles at both hardware and software companies. John has a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering (Computer Design) and is in the middle of his Master's in Computer Science. When not actually sitting in front of a monitor he enjoys playing guitar.


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