Check out everything that's new in the first release of 2020 for Telerik UI for ASP.NET AJAX, including a new RadMultiSelect component and improved trainings.
Happy 2020 fellow developers! We hope it brings health, peace and many successful projects! With the start of the new year we are happy to share with you what Telerik R1 2020 brings to your ASP.NET AJAX applications. Discover more about what's new in Telerik UI for ASP.NET AJAX – new RadMultiSelect component, updated Virtual Classroom Training Video Series, and improvements in documentation and Knowledge Base!
The RadMultiSelect Control displays a list of options and allows you to make multiple selections from this list. It supports custom rendering of popup items and tags, header and footer elements, virtualization, and configurable options for controlling the list look and feel.
The MultiSelect Component supports both server-side (SqlDataSource, List<T> or DataTable) and client-side binding (web service).
The MultiSelect Component allows binding to a grouped data source and have dropdown list items grouped in a logical way.
You can completely customize the MultiSelect component and its items rendering by using templates.
The component gives you options to manage the way the pop-up is rendered for the following templates:
The Virtualization feature of the MultiSelect component will enable you to display large datasets in a highly performant way.
Other handy options of the MultiSelect component are the ‘Single’ and ‘Multiple’ tags, which allow you to customize the way selected values are displayed – either as total number of selected items (count), or as a list of selected values.
The RadMultiSelect comes with 21 skins like Material, Bootstrap and Metro to help you fit and adapt the component to match the needs of your website.
In addition to all the above, the MultiSelect component supports Keyboard Navigation and can render its content in a right-to-left direction for languages that require that, such as Arabic, Hebrew, Chinese, or Japanese.
In the R1 2020 release we implemented multiple improvements on our most popular components:
Updated Virtual Classroom Trainings
The Telerik UI for ASP.NET AJAX Virtual Classroom training has been updated and includes a series of technical trainings that will enable you to gain new skills, grow your product knowledge and boost your productivity. The training learning path is also a great way to onboard new team members and includes a sample application with multiple how-to topics and code examples.
We listened to your feedback on what resources will be helpful to you when developing ASP.NET AJAX applications. That’s why we added useful how-to and troubleshooting resources under the brand-new Knowledge Base (KB) section. Below are just a few examples of KBs that we added:
In R1 2020 we also placed effort on improving documentation quality of some of most popular articles such as:
Those are just a few examples, but the reality is that your valuable feedback helps us continuously enhance articles and make them up to date. Please keep up sharing it, this is greatly appreciated!
We would like to thank you all for the continuous support and encourage you to download new trial, or if you are an active license holder you can just grab the latest and greatest from the Your Account page!
Once you try it out, let us know what you think on our feedback portal. Be sure to sign up for the Telerik R1 2020 release webinar on Tuesday, January 21st at 11:00 AM ET for a deeper look at all the new features in the release.
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Maria Veledinova is a Manager of Product Management at Progress, for Telerik and Kendo UI components and developer tooling. She joined the company in 2019 as a Product Manager for Telerik UI web components and is passionate about developing impactful and innovative software products. Maria believes that to create great products, it's important to challenge the status quo, closely collaborate with customers, and embrace a spirit of experimentation. Follow her on Twitter or LinkedIn.
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