Kendo UI for Vue FAQ
This article lists the answers to the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the Kendo UI for Vue suite.
The Kendo UI for Vue Native components are built from scratch with Vue.js and benefit from all the functionality provided by the framework. The Wrapper components are wrappers of the Kendo UI for jQuery suite. They use Kendo UI for jQuery under the hood and there could be some usage limitations in specific Vue scenarios.
If we have to choose between the Kendo UI for Vue Native and Kendo UI for Vue Wrapper suites, which one would you recommend?
Historically, the Kendo UI for Vue Wrapper components were presented at first. When we saw the potential, we started developing the Kendo UI for Vue Native suite. The focus of the Kendo UI for Vue team is now on the Native suite. Currently, the number of Native components is bigger than the components in the Wrapper suite.
If you have the choice between the Native and Wrapper suite, what we recommend is the
The Kendo UI for Vue suite works both with Vue 3 and Vue 2.
Kendo UI for Vue supports both Vue 2 and Vue 3. If you you are now starting your project,
we recommend the usage of Vue 3. If you have a legacy project that uses Vue 2, again you are good to continue its development but there could be some configuration specifics for some of the components.
Yes. All components that are part of the Kendo UI for Vue Native suite are SSR ready.
Yes. The different Native and Wrapper components can work in synergy. The Kendo UI for Vue Native suite already covers almost all of the components available in the Wrapper suite. With this in mind, we recommend using only these Wrapper components that doesn't have their Native equivalent.
When can I expect the same level of maturity and completeness in Kendo UI for Vue as in Kendo UI for jQuery?
The plans for the future development of the Kendo UI for Vue suite are published and regularly updated on the Roadmap page.
The Kendo UI for Vue is a professionally developed library of UI components distributed under commercial license. The usage of any Kendo UI for Vue components, requires either a commercial license key or an active trial license key.
Follow the instructions on the Kendo UI for Vue My License page to activate your license.
The suite is backed by the same level of professional support and scheduled updates that are shipped by all other Kendo UI libraries.
In addition, we provide extensions for Visual Studio Code.
If there is a question that is not answered by the Kendo UI for Vue documentation, please submit a support ticket and we will handle it according to your support plan.
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The releases of the Kendo UI for Vue are announced on:
No, but you can use our SASS themes.
Kendo UI for Vue ships the following themes:
To create a custom theme that matches the desired looks, you can also use the ThemeBuilder application.
Yes, Kendo UI for Vue can be integrated in ASP.NET Core applications. Also check the Create an ASP.NET Core app with Vue in Visual Studio tutorial.
No, but you can import all components from a single package by importing the package module. To see how to do this, refer to the Overview article of the specific package, for example, the Dropdowns.
Does the Kendo UI for Vue Native Grid support detail templates and header attributes, similar to the Grid for jQuery?
Are all Grid features which are supported by Kendo UI for jQuery available in Kendo UI for Vue Native suite?
The Kendo UI for Vue Native Grid covers most of the functionalities available in the jQuery Grid. If there is a Grid feature that you need and cannot find in the product documentation, please submit a support ticket and we will provide the needed details.
Yes, you can. All available themes provide options for customization.
To modify the variables of each theme, refer to these articles:
You can customize the styles by using CSS overloads or SASS. For more information on the styling options, refer to the overview of the Kendo UI for Vue themes and styles.