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Progress Kendo UI 2024 Q2 Release Webinar

Progress Sets the Standard for Application Development with Generative AI Integration, Accelerated Design System Capabilities, and Accessible Data Visualization.

Highlights: AI Propmt, KendoReact Server Components, New PropertyGrid in jQuery, Powerful Data Visualizations, Support for the Latest Frameworks & Ready-To-Use Design system.

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Wed, June 5 I 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET

Progress® 2024 Q2 release focuses on enabling design and development teams to rapidly build and design modern, innovative and inclusive digital experiences. Development teams will be empowered to bring AI prompts to application interfaces, while many design system enhancements will help them work with design to deliver highly customized UI. And with accessibility improvements in Charts, data visualization becomes more inclusive. Additionally, teams can satisfy complex requirements with a variety of new UI components such as the market-first Blazor Spreadsheet component, React Server components, integrations with Next.js, plus enhanced query building and embedded-reporting experience.

Kendo UI 2024 Q2 Highlights:

  • AI Capabilities to Innovate and Differentiate:

    • Blending AI with UI: New AI Prompt control across Kendo UI allows you to integrate Gen-AI capabilities into every app. The component enables sending of prompts and then mapping the response.
    • AI integration demos: AI integration demos in Telerik Data Grid, Spreadsheet, and Rich TextBox components facilitate developers on how to enable interactions such as autocomplete, vector search, and smart formulas.
  • Accelerated Design System Capabilities:

    • Full-blown design system capabilities: Ready-to-use design system allows development teams to replicate designs to achieve consistency and exceed user expectation with modern looking apps.
    • Elevated consistency: Fostering consistency across different JavaScript and .NET web frameworks even further, this release features unified rendering to meet app standardization requirements.   
    • Progress ThemeBuilder enhancements: Ability to export variables and modes from Figma, smart CSS code editor, and many more will be added to the powerful Progress ThemeBuilder app.   
    • Improved color system: A new color system for Telerik and Kendo UI themes features unified theme customization and flexible SasS and CSS variable support.   
    • Updated Figma Kits: All Telerik and Kendo UI Figma Kits are updated to match the current state of component libraries.
  • Enterprise-Ready Components for the Latest Technologies:

    • New Kendo UI for Angular components: Rating and Timeline controls accompany the AI Prompt added to the expansive Kendo UI for Angular library.
    • KendoReact Server Components: KendoReact embraces React Server Components. The DataGrid is the first experimental KendoReact Server Component you can play around with.
    • New data visualization controls and improvements: Sankey Diagram, Polynomial, Exponential, Power and Logarithmic Trendline types, legend customization support, etc. help to create tailored and stunning web visualizations.
    • Desktop to web migration: New PropertyGrid control is added to Kendo UI for jQuery libraries. Alongside the recently released DockManager, it helps you recreate experiences your desktop users expect. 
    • DataGrid improvements across the platform portfolio: Row and column spanning, copy to clipboard, built-in print functionality, etc. ensure developers are equipped with a full-featured Grid for building data-heavy and scalable apps. 
    • Embracing Next-Gen Frameworks and Integrations:

      • KendoReact integration with Next.js: KendoReact UI components are fully compatible with Next.js and are tested and adapted to operate efficiently with server-side rendering and the Next.js framework.
      • Using KendoReact in your Vite project: Leverage the Vite build tool to bootstrap a KendoReact project supporting both JSX and Typescript. 
      • Compatibility with Angular 18: Kendo UI for Angular is fully compatible with the latest features and innovations of Angular version 18.

Join Kendo UI 2024 Q2 release webinar on June 5 at 11:00 a.m. ET to learn how the latest Progress developer tools release can empower you and your development and design teams to exceed user expectations by creating experiences that capitalize on the latest technology trends. During the webinar, our developer advocates Alyssa Nicoll and Kathryn Grayson Nanz will present in detail the major updates across all JavaScript libraries and demonstrate how to use them to drive digital success.

Highlights We’ll Cover During the Live Webinar:

Progress® Kendo UI® for Angular 

  • New components: AI Prompt, Rating Timeline
  • New Chart series: Sankey Diagram, Polynomial, Exponential, Power and Logarithmic Trendline types
  • Chart enhancements: Legend customization support
  • Grid improvements: Clipboard support, collapse/expand groups with virtual scrolling, new expandAll and collapseAll methods, new scrollToItem method; consistent scrollTo method, revised error messaging
  • PivotGrid updates: Cell Template and Count Aggregate
  • Convenient context menu in Angular Spreadsheet
  • Scheduler enhancements: Year view, customization of the visible range in the Timeline, Timeline Week, and Timeline Month view, new styling options, Drag and Drop Scheduling support
  • Multiple improvements in Calendar: Show/hide dates from previous/next month, revamped selection, range and revised range selections added, header and footer templates, Week-Day Format option
  • Prefix and Suffix Adornments in multiple UI controls
  • Support for Angular version 18 and deprecation of versions 13 and 14 

Progress® KendoReact™

  • New components: AI Prompt, KendoReact Server Components  
  • New Chart series: Sankey Diagram, Polynomial, Exponential, Power and Logarithmic Trendline types
  • Chart enhancements: Legend customization support
  • Grid improvements: Standard clipboard operations support, selection enhancement and revamp
  • Improved date editing experience in the DateRangePicker and Calendar
  • Prefix and Suffix Adornments in multiple UI controls
  • KendoReact Integration with Next.js
  • Using KendoReact in a Vite project
  • Accessibility improvements

Progress® Kendo UI® for Vue

  • New components: AI Prompt, Rating
  • New Chart series: Sankey Diagram, Polynomial, Exponential, Power and Logarithmic Trendline types
  • Chart enhancements: Legend customization support
  • Header, Footer and Content Templates in Kendo UI for Vue Drawer 

Progress® Kendo UI® for jQuery 

  • New components: AI Prompt, PropertyGrid, ToggleButton  
  • New Chart series: Sankey Diagram, Polynomial Trendline type
  • Chart enhancements: Legend customization support
  • Multiple improvements in Grid: Row and column spanning, selection aggregates, paste from Excel, ​Toolbar Columns Menu  
  • Improved date editing experience in the DateRangePicker and Calendar
  • Prefix and Suffix Adornments in multiple UI controls 

Progress® ThemeBuilder™ 

  • Export and Map Figma Variable Modes
  • Color and Size Variable Modes
  • Styling of Generic HTML Elements
  • Support for Over 600 Component-Specific Variables
  • New and improved colors system  
  • Smart CSS Code Editor  
  • Export Only Selected Component Styles
  • New setting to customize the variables prefix  

The Speakers:

Alyssa Nicoll

Alyssa Nicoll
Developer Advocate for Kendo UI for Angular & GDE, Progress

Alyssa is an Angular Developer Advocate & GDE. Her two degrees (Web Design & Development and Psychology) feed her speaking career. She has spoken at over 30 conferences internationally, specializing in motivational soft talks, enjoys gaming on Xbox and scuba diving in her spare time. Her DM is always open, come talk sometime.


Kathryn Grayson Nanz
Developer Advocate for KendoReact, Progress

Kathryn Grayson Nanz is a developer advocate at Progress with a passion for React, UI and design and sharing with the community. She started her career as a graphic designer and was told by her Creative Director to never let anyone find out she could code because she’d be stuck doing it forever. She ignored his warning and has never been happier. You can find her writing, blogging, streaming and tweeting about React, design, UI and more.

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Kendo UI is the ultimate collection of JavaScript UI components with native libraries for jQuery, Angular, React and Vue. With hundreds of components, including an advanced data grid, charts, spreadsheets, schedulers and many more, Kendo UI enables you to quickly build eye-catching, high-performance, responsive web applications regardless of your JavaScript framework of choice. Effortlessly deploy a consistent look and feel across your apps by making use of the rich configuration options and customizable themes.