With regard to layouts, take a look at the Splitter
. I am afraid we do not have docking currently, the closest widget to that is the Window
. Docking is not included in our short-term implementation plans. The PanelBar is a collapsible container, but the TabStrip can also be customized to behave that way by manually collapsing its container <div>s with animation.
With regard to our MVVM offering, yes, you can use Knockout.js right now and migration to MVVM will be possible, but we cannot guarantee full compatibility.
All the best,
the Telerik team
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