Announcing Telerik UI for WinUI v0.5.0—the latest WinUI release is live, now fully packed with tons of new components and a brand new sample app.
Today we are adding to the suite: MaskedInput, Map, Expander, DataBars, Sparklines, RadialMenu, EventToCommandBehavior components and CRM application built with Telerik UI for WinUI and Prism Library. 🐱👤
Let’s go through all the new stuff in this release.
The first addition to the suite is the MaskedInput control. This is a component that formats and constrains text to a predefined pattern or a pattern you define. It provides input validation and masks, such as date, IP Address, SSN, phone number, digits, currency and decimals.
You can find below all the supported masks as well as some information about each one of them:
The control provides numerous customization options that will allow you to achieve any scenario. Make sure to play around with RadMaskedInput in our online WinUI demo application and visit the MaskedInput control documentation.
Introducing the first and fully featured Map WinUI component on the market! It will allow you to easily visualize rich geographical information—zoom and pan smoothly to any corner of the earth.
If you want to give geographical context to your data—that’s easy! RadMap allows adding any elements or shapes to it. The control supports items virtualization through web services to guarantee blazing fast performance and a great user experience.
Here are some of the main features of the control:
There are many more features that the control provides—for more details check the RadMap section in our online help documentation. I’m sure you are going to like it!
RadExpander is a flexible control that helps you save space and achieve easier navigation through your application. You can place the expander anywhere on your page and embed any content inside its dropdown area.
The control offers the following main features:
For more details check out the Expander help documentation.
RadDataBar is a control that visually represents numeric values with a small-sized information graphic. It is a lightweight control that provides excellent performance. Find out the key features of the control below:
For more info, check out the DataBar section in our online help documentation.
RadSparkline is a set of controls that show small-sized information in graphics. The Sparkline suite contains several lightweight and high-performant controls that provide different visualization for the plotted data. Here is list with main features of controls:
For more info, check out the Sparklines section in our online help documentation.
RadialMenu is a modern-looking and space-saving menu that easily provides the end user with a variety of options to choose from. It enables developers to place many commands and menu items in a flexible and dynamic UI container, providing an awesome user experience and quick navigation.
You can find below some of the key features of the component:
Make sure to visit the RadialMenu help documentation for more details.
When working in more advanced development scenarios, we often find ourselves leaning toward the MVVM pattern for producing cleaner, loosely coupled, easier-to-test code. But along with this comes the responsibility of ensuring that all the controls we are using can follow this pattern.
While it is very easy to work with the event-based model that exists across the .NET framework, events do not play well into the mindset of reducing traditional code-behind and instead handling logic within a ViewModel. This is where the Telerik EventToCommandBehavior class comes into use to allow your events to fire and your code to respond accordingly, all in the ViewModel without touching the code-behind of the .xaml files.
For more info, check out the EventToCommandBehavior help article.
Many of you requested an advanced WinUI sample application—here it is! Introducing Telerik UI for WinUI CRM sample application. Built using many of the Telerik UI for WinUI components and the Prism Library, the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) sample application showcases a beautiful UI and real-time responsiveness while handling huge sets of data.
The CRM application allows for convenient data visualization of contacts, opportunities and activities used in day-to-day activities of any sales team. This powerful application incorporates the following Telerik UI for WinUI components:
You can find the Telerik UI for WinUI CRM app here—make sure to check it out and play around with it! 😊
We have a lot more! To get an overview of all the latest features and improvements we’ve made, check out the release notes:
Telerik UI for WinUI (Release Notes)
To see the new release in action, please join us on the Telerik R3 2021 webinar, on Wednesday, September 29, at 11:00 am ET - 1 pm ET.
We are also hosting a Twitch livestream to cover our .NET desktop product updates on Tuesday, September 21, at 10:00 am ET.
Don’t wait—try out the latest:
In case you missed it, here are some of the updates from our previous release.
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