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Telerik Admin asked on 22 Nov 2012, 02:44 PM
RadGauge for Windows 8 XAML
The documentation for RadGauge for Windows 8 XAML is improved and contains richer resources.

WinRT app guide: Step 10: Adding a lightweight database (SQLite) and CRUD support + two-way element binding
Our Evangelist Iris Classon shows how you could create a Windows Store App using SQLite and RadChart for Windows 8 XAML.

Interacting with the RadDatePicker and RadTimePicker for Windows 8
An in-depth guide on working with RadDatePicker and RadTimePicker for Windows 8 HTML.

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answered on 30 Nov 2012, 11:51 AM
MVVM in WinJS Part 1 - Observable Models
The first of a series of blog posts about implementing the MVVM pattern in WinJS.

JustCode JavaScript Templates for WinJS
Philip Japikse shares his JustCode templates for WinJS, an easy way to speed up your coding.

Windows 8: Longitude, Latitude, Altitude and Scatter Diagrams
A detailed post on tracking location coordinates and using RadChart for Windows 8 XAML to visualize change in position.
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answered on 07 Dec 2012, 01:55 PM
This week's new resources:

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Using the Performance Analyzer for HTML5 Apps in Windows 8
A blog elaborating on how to use the Performance Analyzer tool by Microsoft to evaluate your app's performance on different devices.

Creating A Win8 App From Scratch–A Scrolling Home Page (XAML)
The next post in the series of blogs about creating a Windows Store App from the ground up.

RadChart

Financial Indicators (XAML)
An article describing the financial indicators feature of RadChart for Windows 8 XAML.

Candlestick series and Ohlc Series (HTML)
Two articles about the new series types in RadChart for Windows 8 HTML.

RadDatePicker / RadTimePicker

Extended Date/Time input with RadControls for Windows 8 Q3 2012 SP1
A blog elaborating on the new features of the picker controls in their latest release. Also, check out the respective help articles listed below.

Keyboard Support (XAML) and (HTML)
Articles describing the newly introduced keyboard support in the picker controls.

Display Mode (XAML) and (HTML)
Help articles elaborating on the display modes in the picker controls.

RadGauge

Creating a Level Meter with RadRadialGauge (XAML)
A useful blog post on one of the many possible usages of RadRadialGauge for Windows 8 XAML

RadHubTile

HubTile Service (XAML)
A documentation article showing how to group hub tiles and then freeze and unfreeze these groups using the HubTileService class.
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answered on 13 Dec 2012, 12:57 PM
This week's new resources:

Common

Windows 8: Adding An AppBar to Conference Buddy (XAML)
A new post in the series of blogs about creating a Windows Store App from the ground up.

RadChart

Stacking Series (HTML)
A new article explaining the specifics of stacking series

How To: Change the Series Type Dynamically (HTML)
A help article explaining how you can dynamically change the series displayed in a chart
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answered on 21 Dec 2012, 02:27 PM
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Windows 8: Storing JSON Data for Conference Buddy (XAML)
Windows 8 Persisting Conference Buddy JSON To A File (XAML)

The next posts in the series of blogs about creating a Windows Store App from the ground up. These two steps are focused on working with JSON data.

MVVM in WinJS Part 2 – Observable Collections (HTML)
A continuation to the story of implementing MVVM in WinJS apps, where the single record Observable Model from Phil's first post is converted to an Observable List of Observable Models.

Windows 8–Grid View (HTML)
A blog post about working with the native GridView component to achieve some real-world scenarios.


RadChart

ToolTip behavior (XAML)
A new article elaborating on how you can configure and use the RadChart for Windows 8 XAML tooltip behavior.

Display the Total Sum of Series in a Stack (HTML)
An article showing how you can display the sum of stacked series in a label above them.

Explode a Pie Chart on Series Click (HTML)
A help article showing how pie series can be exploded on series click event.


DataSource

DataSource (HTML)
The DataSource help is entirely restructured and improved.
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answered on 04 Jan 2013, 01:29 PM
This week's new resources:

New Visual Structure articles are added for the following controls from the HTML suite:

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answered on 11 Jan 2013, 11:17 AM
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RadChart

How To: Show Sales Info Using Bar and Column Series (HTML)
A new how-to article describing two scenarios for displaying sales info for a period of time. The first one uses already aggregated data, the second one lets the chart do the aggregation.
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answered on 18 Jan 2013, 01:45 PM
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Common

Windows 8–Conference Buddy. Reading JSON From A File (XAML)
A continuation to the Conference Buddy application story, which again elaborates on working with JSON in your Windows 8 XAML application.

Windows 8 GridView, ListView and SnapView (XAML)
Another blog by Jesse Liberty that shows how to implement the SnapView state of your application.

Adding and Editing Records with AppBar Flyouts (HTML)
Philip Japikse shows how to allow the user to enter information in a new record in a set of data as well as choose which record to edit and what to change by using Flyouts.

Windows 8 AppBars in WinJS (HTML)
A blog elaborating on using and customizing the AppBar control in WinJS.
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answered on 25 Jan 2013, 01:20 PM
This week's new resources:

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Using the Grid App Template in Windows 8
A blog explaining the Grid App Template for Windows 8 and how to modify its content to represent your grouped data.

Handling “JQuery Is Not Defined” Error with RadControls For Windows 8 HTML
An explanation of the cause of the "jQuery is not defined" error and the way to fix it.
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answered on 01 Feb 2013, 04:04 PM
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Telerik Virtual Windows 8 Accelerator
A great opprotunity for your Windows 8 startup. You can apply to win a $30,000 investment, a week long startup bootcamp in Hong Kong and three months of virtual mentorship afterwards. And this is not all, so check out the link above for full details.

Windows 8 – Conference Buddy and Remote Data (XAML)
A new post in the Conference Buddy series that elaborates on retrieving data for an application from a remote point.

Leveraging Browser Quirks in WinJS (HTML)
A blog that shows the advantages of some IE 10 quirks when developing HTML-based Windows 8 apps.

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answered on 08 Feb 2013, 04:08 PM
This week's new resources:

Common

Implementing the Layout Guidelines in WinJS
A blog post that helps you make a Blank App in WinJS conform to the layout guidelines specified by Microsoft.

Creating a WinJS Project Template
This blog elaborates on creating your own WinJS project template. As an example it creates a project template based on the above-linked blog, which you can download and use.

Submitting your App to the Windows Store
A blog elaborating on the many other steps to perform in order to obtain a successful submission, apart from developing the app itself.


RadGrid

Need Tabular Data Visualization for your Windows Store App? RadGrid is coming
An introductory blog about RadGrid for Windows 8 which is soon to be released in Q1 2013.
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answered on 22 Feb 2013, 02:55 PM
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Highlights

RadAutoComplete (new control in XAML)

RadAutoComplete Overview (XAML)
A new help section about the new RadAutoCompletecontrol in RadControls for Windows 8 XAML.

RadGrid (new control)

RadDataGrid Overview (XAML)
A new help section about the new RadDataGrid control in RadControls for Windows 8 XAML.

RadGrid Overview (HTML)
A new help section about the new RadGrid control in RadControls for Windows 8 HTML.

RadChart
Chart Annotations Overview (XAML)
A new help section about the new Annotations feature in RadChart for Windows 8 XAML.

RadZoomable (new component in HTML)

RadZoomable (HTML)
A help article about the new component added, which allows putting any mark-up or control inside a SemanticZoom.

Other New Resources

Telerik Samples (HTML) and (XAML)
Articles describing the RadControls for Windows 8 sample applications - their features and specifics.

Documentation Samples (HTML)
An article describing the new DocumentationSamples application which contains almost all code snippets from the documentation.
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answered on 08 Mar 2013, 04:24 PM
Common

Visual Studio Extensions (HTML) and (XAML)
A new section in both HTML and XAML documentation, describing the Visual Studio Extensions that come with RadControls for Windows 8 - what advantages they bring and how to use them.

Automatic Installation (HTML)
A new article elaborating on the ways of performing an automatic installation of the HTML controls.

Manual Installation (HTML)
A new article providing instructions for performing a manual installation and updates of the HTML controls.

Using a NuGet Package (HTML)
Another new article showing how to set your application to take the controls' resources from a NuGet package, instead of using an SDK
reference in the project.

RadChart

Windows 8–Conference Buddy: Pie Chart of statistics (XAML)
A new blog in the Conference Buddy app series, showing how to integrate RadChart for Windows 8 XAML in the existing app to visualize statistical data.
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answered on 15 Mar 2013, 04:13 PM
RadGrid

Properties and Configuration (XAML)
The article was updated this week to reflect changes in the grid API.

Taking Control Of Columns In RadDataGrid (XAML)
A new blog describing the first steps needed to create a grid control and its columns.
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answered on 22 Mar 2013, 05:05 PM
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RadAutoCompleteBox

Filter ListView with RadAutoCompleteBox (HTML)
A new how-to article explaining how to use RadAutoCompleteBox to filter the data of other data bound controls.

Highlight Matching Text in Suggestions (HTML)
Another how-to article showing how you can highlight the matching part of the text in autocomplete suggestions.

RadChart

Label Definitions (XAML)
An article describing the label definitions in RadChart for Windows 8 XAML.

Chart Axes (HTML)
The whole axes documentation is restructured and extended, now containing more detailed information about each axis type and its building parts (labels, ticks, etc.)

RadGrid

Introducing the RadGrid for Windows 8 HTML
An extensive blog describing how to set up RadGrid in a scenario where the MVVM pattern is implemented.
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answered on 29 Mar 2013, 02:23 PM
This week's new resources:

RadGrid

Adding Formatting for Data and Columns and Sorting to the RadGrid for Windows 8 HTML
A new blog post explaining how to provide formatting for RadGrid column, assign styles to specific columns only and configure sorting.

Create Master/Detail Grids (HTML)
A new help article explaining how to use RadGrid selection and the Telerik.Data.DataSource capabilities to
create a master/detail grid scenario.

Show Progress While Loading RadGrid (HTML)
Another new help article showing how to display a progress control, while RadGrid is fetching and processing its data.

HTML Output and CSS Classes (HTML)
A series of articles describing the HTML output and CSS classes of RadGrid with different features enabled.
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answered on 05 Apr 2013, 02:00 PM
Common

JustCode Delivers Again! Painless Unit Testing in WinJS Applications
A new blog post describing the WinJS unit testing support offered by the JustCode product.

Prototyping for Windows RT with AppMock
A blog post on the existing and new features of the AppMock application which you can use for prototyping your Windows Store apps.

RadGrid

Access Items and Data (HTML)
A new help article showing how you can access various parts of RadGrid and the data related some of them.
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answered on 12 Apr 2013, 10:47 AM
The new online resources from this week:

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Formatting (HTML)
A new article about the available formats for dates and numbers in RadControls for Windows 8 HTML.

Common Concepts (HTML)
A new article linking to MSDN articles, explaining the common concepts of Windows Store apps.

RadGrid

Find That Data in Conference Buddy! Conditional Column Color in RadDataGrid for Win 8 (XAML)
A new blog post explaining how to apply conditional formatting in RadGrid for Windows 8 XAML.
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answered on 19 Apr 2013, 09:57 AM
This week's new resources:

Common

Private Enterprise App Deployment for Windows 8
A new blog post elaborating on sideloading Windows 8 applications for private enterprise use.

Localization (HTML)
New localization articles about RadDatePicker/RadTimePicker, RadGrid, RadNumericBox and RadSlider.

RadGrid

Grouping Overview (XAML)
An updated article, introducing the new grouping UI in RadDataGrid for Windows 8/XAML.

Filtering Overview (XAML)
The filtering section is updated with new articles about the different filter descriptors available.

Styling (XAML)
A new section about styling RadDataGrid.

Selecting Rows and Cells in Code (HTML)
A new article showing how you can dynamically select/deselect cells and rows in RadGrid.

Show/Hide Grid Columns (HTML)
A new article describing how you can use RadGrid's public API to show and hide columns in code.
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answered on 29 Apr 2013, 11:17 AM
Last week's new resources:

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File New Now What? The SDK Examples From Telerik Will Ramp You Up Quickly
A blog post about the brand new SDK examples of RadControls for Windows 8 on GitHub.

RadAutoCompleteBox

Telerik Named Brushes (XAML)
A new help article about the available brushes for RadAutoCompleteBox and their usage.

RadGrid

Expand/Collapse Groups in Code (HTML)
A new help article explaining how to dynamically expand and collapse groups in RadGrid.

Prevent Groups Collapse (HTML)
A new help article explaining how to prevent groups from collapsing upon user action (tap on group headers).

Expand/Collapse Rows in Code (HTML)
A new help article showing how to expand and collapse hierarchy rows dynamically.
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answered on 10 May 2013, 04:13 PM
This week's new resources:

Common

Adding secondary tiles to your app (XAML) 
A new blog post explaining how to add a secondary tile to the Windows 8 Start screen for your application.

RadGrid

Implement External Filtering (HTML)
A new help article showing how you can filter RadGrid with criteria gathered from outside the control.
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answered on 16 May 2013, 01:07 PM
This week's new resource:

RadAutoCompleteBox

Visual Structure (XAML)
A new help article describing the visual elements in RadAutoCompleteBox and their purpose.
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answered on 03 Jun 2013, 02:00 PM
This week's new resources:

New Controls

RadCalendar XAML / HTML
A new control for visualizing and selecting dates and events.

RadNumericBox (XAML)
The XAML counterpart to the already existing RadNumericBox for Windows 8 HTML.

RadSparkline (HTML)
A new UI component for visualizing simple, inline graphics in text, tables, etc.

RadTokenInput (HTML)
A new control that allows multiple value selection, presenting each selected value as a token in the input box.

Other New Resources

Data Editing XAMLHTML
A series of articles about the new editing feature in RadGrid.

Filtering UI (XAML)
A new article about the filtering UI added to RadGrid.

Commands (XAML)
New commands added to RadGrid.

Bullet and Vertical Bullet Series (HTML)
Articles about the new series types added to RadChart.

Crosshair (HTML)
An article about the new crosshair feature in RadChart.

Create Cascading DropDownLists (HTML)
A new article about the cascade feature of the RadDropDownList control. There is such article about RadComboBox, too.


  
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answered on 10 Jun 2013, 12:18 PM
This week's new resources:

Data Storage (new control)

DataStorage XAML / HTML
Documentation about the new Telerik Data Storage.

Common

SDK Examples (HTML)
An article explaining how to use the SDK examples of RadControls for Windows 8 HTML, placed in GitHub.

List Controls Output (HTML)
New help topics about the HTML output and CSS classes of RadAutoCompleteBox, RadComboBox, RadDropDownList and RadTokenInput

RadChart

Create a Bullet Graph Using RadChart (HTML)
A new help article explaining how to create a bullet graph using the new Bullet series in RadChart

Plot Bands (HTML)
Updated the Plot Bands article to describe the new opacity property of the plot bands

RadGrid

Custom Editors (HTML)
A new article showing how to use custom editors in RadGrid

Editing Configuration (HTML)
Updated the article with an example
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answered on 17 Jun 2013, 07:34 AM
This week's new resources:

Common

RTL Support (HTML)
A new article showing how to enable RTL support for all RadControls for Windows 8/HTML.

Enabling RadControls IntelliSense (HTML)
A new article describing the new helper methods that you can use to enable JavaScript IntelliSense for RadControls defined in HTML.

Culture Support (HTML)
A new article describing the culture support implemented for RadControls for Windows 8/HTML.

Data Storage

Walkthrough (XAML)
A series of walkthrough articles for the new Data Storage component for Windows 8/XAML.

Good Practices (HTML)
A new article about some recommended practices in the Data Storage component for Windows 8/HTML.

RadChart

Getting Started (XAML)
Updated the article with a description of the new Galleries design-time feature in RadChart for Windows 8/XAML.

RadCartesianChart Properties and Configuration (XAML)
A new article about the RadCartesianChart properties.

RadPolarChart Properties and Configuration (XAML)
A new article about the RadPolarChart properties.

RadGrid

Aggregates Overview (XAML)
A series of articles about the new aggregates feature of RadGrid for Windows 8/XAML.

Provide Default Values on Insert (HTML)
A new article that shows how to provide default values for newly inserted items in RadGrid for Windows 8/HTML.
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answered on 28 Jun 2013, 03:42 PM
This week's new resources:

Common
List Controls Getting Started (HTML)
Updated the Getting Started articles for RadAutoCompleteBox, RadComboBox, RadDropDownList and RadTokenInput with information about selecting values programmatically.

RadCalendar
Display CustomEvent Information In Calendar Cells (XAML)
A new article showing how to show custom dates in RadCalendar for Windows 8 XAML.

DataStorage
Using DataStorage with RadControls (HTML)
A new article showing how to set up a project that uses Telerik DataStorage and RadControls for Windows 8 HTML.
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answered on 31 Jul 2013, 01:34 PM
From July 2013, there are separate sticky threads with the latest online resources for RadControls for Windows 8. Follow the links below to see them:

Latest online resources for RadControls for Windows 8 HTML

Latest online resources for RadControls for Windows 8 XAML
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