Release History

2019 R3 (2019-09-17)

Bug Fixing Effort

For R3 2019 the Vue team put in a considerable amount of effort around resolving reported bugs and issues with the existing native data Grid as well as the wrapped Vue.js components ensuring that R3 2019 is the most stable release of Kendo UI for Vue.js to date.

Documentation Updates

As the Vue.js UI components are fairly new, between R2 and R3 2019 the Kendo UI team focused on adding more documentation articles and samples for all available UI components - especially the native Grid. Exploring the documentation will highlight more scenarios and features than previously - often times directly coming from feedback or requests from Kendo UI for Vue.js users.

2019 R2 (2019-05-15)

Native Data Grid Enhancements

The native Kendo UI Grid for Vue.js received a lot of attention in the last couple of months:

  • Grouping & Virtualization - Virtualization can now be used in conjunction with grouping, meaning that there are no longer limitations for using groups along with virtualization. This can yield a huge performance gain.
  • Frozen / Locked Columns - Frozen, or locked, columns provide a slick way to ensure that a column is permanently displayed as you scroll through your columns. A column doesn’t always have to be frozen and you can set up columns to only lock once they have scrolled past.
  • Grid Column Menu - Being able to provide more options for interacting with columns is often a requirement for any Grid implementation. With the column menu feature developers can now set up a default menu, or a customized menu, for interacting with features like filtering, sorting, the showing and hiding of columns - all within a menu that appears when you click on the Grid’s headers.

ListView - Endless Scrolling

Having a pager at the bottom of a data bound list is sometimes far from ideal based on user requirements - end-users would like to just see a scrollbar instead. This is where Endless Scrolling comes in to play as it gives your users a way to scroll through all of your data without seeing a pager, and you as the developer receives a ton of benefits from loading pages of data rather than all data at once.

2019 R1 (2019-09-16)

New Component: Native Vue.js Data Grid

with the R1 2019 release we have delivered a native data grid for Vue.js! This means no jQuery dependencies and an even deeper integration with the Vue.

The data grid can easily be bound to any data repository, local or remote, and provides a ton of features out-of-the-box to ensure users can not only display data but also interact with it. Specifically we have introduced the following features:

  • Paging
  • Sorting
  • Filtering
  • Grouping
  • Editing
  • Column Resizing and Reordering
  • Multi-column headers
  • Virtual Scrolling
  • Custom Rendering (templates)
  • Globalization / Localization
  • Export to PDF and Excel

New Component: MultiViewCalendar

The MultiViewCalendar provides two calendars representing two months next to each other, side-by-side. This provides an easier way to select a range of dates across multiple weeks and months.

New Component: DateRangePicker

The DateRangePicker provides the MultiViewCalendar in a drop down component, giving a single input element to provide a start and end date range.

New Component: Ripple

This new component, Ripple, ties in with the Material theme and gives developers a generic way to create the nice-looking ripple animation that has originated from the Material theme.

New Component: ScrollView

With the ScrollView you can have a list of images scrolled through (either manual or automatic) taking up the real-estate of a single image. Any scroll just swaps out the currently viewed image.

New Component: Switch

A traditional switch component that gives a nice user experience for toggling between values (on/off, true/false, etc.). Labels listed can be completely customized.

2018 R3 (2018-09-12)

WCAG 2.1 Compliance

With the R3 2018 the wrapped Vue components become the first commercial UI library to officially support the new WCAG 2.1 recommended standard for web accessibility.

New Components

In R3 2018 we added the MultiColumnComboBox component. This is a great way to display data in a table but hide it away in a ComboBox.

Another new component is the ArcGauge wrapper—ideal for quick and elegant data visualization needs.

Updates to Existing Vue Components

The TreeList component received the following updates, bridging the gap further between it and the Grid component:

  • Multi-column headers
  • Client-side paging
  • Batch/In-cell editing
  • Keyboard navigation

The Grid also added functionality.

  • Group summaries are now available in the group header
  • Support for the media property in columns for responsive web apps
  • API added: update column width programmatically

The Conversational UI component received a popular feature as well, namely, the toolbar feature. This lets developers add in more ways to interact with the chat interface.

Between May of 2018 and the R3 2018 release we added over 200 new demos to our Vue documentation. This is all in an effort to make the getting started experience with our Vue UI components as seamless as possible, all while providing advanced users with more in-depth articles.

Lastly, the Vue components are now fully compatible with Material Design with the new Material Theme.

2018 R2 (2018-05-16)

Conversational UI

The R2 2018 release for Vue.js includes the new Conversational UI component that is now featured across all flavors of Kendo UI.

DropDownTree

As a part of this release we also introduced the new DropDownTree component—combining the best of a TreeView and DropDown all in one.

Vuex integration

To ensure that Vue.js developers can continue to use their favorite libraries along with Vue.js and Kendo UI the components now officially support integration with Vuex.

2018 R1 (2018-01-17)

Full-coverage of Kendo UI components

For the R1 2018 release Kendo UI Wrappers for Vue.js now cover all UI components offered by Kendo UI - bringing the full power of Kendo UI over to Vue.js

Template Support

The Vue.js components now include support for the native Vue template functionality, replacing the need to use the Kendo UI templates when working with the Kendo UI components.

2017 R3 (2017-09-13)

Initial release of Kendo UI Wrappers for Vue.js

The R3 2017 release is the initial release of our UI components for Vue.js. This initial coverage of components include some of our most popular components (including the Grid) and share functionality with our jQuery widgets.

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