For Telerik and Kendo UI line of products
We are planning to introduce theming to the FileDialogs for a consistent UX across your WinForms applications, no matter which theme available in the suite you are using, be it Fluent, Material, Office-inspired among others.
Adding a new control, DomainUpDown, is also on our roadmap for the following year, which enables the users of the app to easily switch and select between a list of items presented in a textbox either via a button, the keyboard or typing
Also on our roadmap is the highly requested Touch Keyboard control to enable the end users of your application with a fully functional touch input keyboard
We also have plans to introduce a SparkLine control, which is actually a collection of controls that present an information graphic and is commonly used to visualize and outline trends
New Simplified Ribbon control to improve the look and navigation of your WPF application following the latest trends by Microsoft
One of the mostly requested new control, the TabbedWindow, is also in our plans for 2019 and will enable the creation of browser like tab(s) in WPF applications, as well as offering a new (and different) modern and flexible layout in the application
A new WebCam Control to enable a Web/USB camera video stream to WPF built desktop applications is also on our roadmap
We also have plans of introducing AgendaView to Scheduler, to expand on the number of views available in the component and provide an even better calendar experience
We have plans to port the WordsProcessing & SpreadProcessing to .NET Standard
Another item on our list for 2019 is improving the RichTextBox with various pasting options such as keep formatting, merge formatting, adopt style, etc
A New SyntaxEditor Control for WPF applications that will enable displaying and formatting various formats of text to a number of different development languages (e.g. SQL code, C# code, HTML, etc)
We plan on adding yet another control to the Telerik UI for WPF Suite - TaskBoard (KanBan style) Control, to enable users to easily add interactive task scheduling and prioritization, similar to the experience of the popular productivity tool Trello
In addition, we will be further expanding the RichtTextBox control with the ability to embed and display other content controls such as RichText, PlainText, CheckBox, ComboBox, Drop-down list, DatePicker, etc
The PDFViewer has received tremendously positive feedback from the community. Because of that, and not only, we are planning various new features and improvements to the PDFViewer control for even more natural and intuitive experience in working with PDF documents.
New Image Editor Control for Xamarin.Forms to enable basic image editing functionalities straight into the mobile application. The list of the currently planned features includes:
Enabling to host all pages into the MainContent for the SideDrawer to enabling using the control as a root navigation component
New Badge Control to be able to notify users for new or unread notifications or status update
Additional Improvements and functionalities to the Chart Control
New Toolbar control with ability to add items, buttons and other elements to the app's UI
RangeNavitaion Control to enable selection a range of data
The Map Control will provide the visualization of shape files that consist geometric objects, such as lines, polylines and polygons, commonly used to display floor plans, concert halls, airplane seat distribution, all the way to parts of maps for countries, roads, rivers and more. Some of the key features will include:
With R2 2019 the jQuery library will see improvements across some of the more complex components, including the Spreadsheet and PivotGrid components.
On the Angular side of the house we will of course be focusing on some of the bigger components including the Scheduler, Editor, and Grid. Beyond improvements to these UI components we will also look to the following for R2 2019:
The DropDown compoinents will receive virtualization capabillities to help around high-performance scenarios, along with the ability to group lists within the drop downs.
Often used within the Editor component, and many other scenarios that calls for selecting a color, the ColorPicker component will be easy to add in to any existing Angular component.
For the KendoReact library we will continue to expand on features for the Grid and TreeView components, along with introducing new UI components to the library, including:
The DateTimePicker will allow for end-users to pick both a time slot along with a date within a single component.
The rich text editor will provide an intuitive way for end-users to take advantage of text editing capabilities within any React application.
The sortable framework item will help with rearranging UI elements that are in a list - available for KendoReact UI components and your own components as well.
A major focus for the Vue library is to continue to enhance the native data grid by adding features like the filter menu and frozen columns.
Beyond the Grid the PivotGrid and Spreadsheet components will both receive some focus and new features for R2 2019.