Progress Delivers Extended Support for Angular and Visual Studio 2017; Introduces 10 New UI Components
Release of Telerik DevCraft R1 2017 enhances offerings for modern web
and mobile UI development
BEDFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
(NASDAQ: PRGS) today announced the latest release of the Progress
Telerik® DevCraft™ suite, the most complete UI toolbox for web,
mobile and desktop development. New capabilities support the latest
programming frameworks and IDEs, including Angular, Visual Studio 2017,
jQuery 3, ASP.NET Core and Xamarin. In addition, the release provides
new tooling for faster desktop development, such as enhanced document
processing libraries and data components across all desktop suites.
Kendo UI for Angular RC
Today Progress announces the release
candidate of Progress
Kendo UI® for Angular, a suite of high performance Angular 2 UI
components for building native Angular web applications. Each component
has been engineered natively for Angular 2, with each feature carefully
aligned to the framework guidelines and without any jQuery dependencies.
In addition to existing UI widgets initially shipped in beta that are
now in release candidate stage, the Kendo UI for Angular RC suite
includes four new components: MaskedTextBox, NumericTextBox,
AutoComplete and MultiSelect. It also offers support for ahead-of-time
compilation, universal rendering and tree shaking as well as grid
grouping and editing. The Kendo UI for Angular RC suite is now included
as part of Kendo UI Professional, Kendo UI Complete and Telerik DevCraft
Kendo UI for jQuery
The Kendo UI for jQuery suite now
provides support and performance enhancements for jQuery 3, including
Grid and Spreadsheet widget improvements. Adding to the more than 70 UI
components that deliver everything developers need to build beautiful
and responsive apps in half the time, all Kendo UI for jQuery components
work seamlessly with Angular and support Angular directives.
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 RC
As announced previously,
based on our long-standing commitment to Microsoft, the Telerik DevCraft
suite is fully compatible with Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 RC, enabling
developers to create high-performance and scalable web, mobile and
desktop applications for any Microsoft platform or device. Developers
can take advantage of the new benefits of Visual Studio while continuing
to enjoy productivity gains enabled by Telerik UI controls for all major
Microsoft developer platforms.
Additional Advancements to Progress Telerik DevCraft R1 2017
All .NET UI suites include enhancements to improve the quick "getting
started" experience for developers, including new tag helpers in
Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core, new project wizards and sample apps for
Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC, a new Xamarin project template wizard for
Visual Studio for Mac, extended Smart Tags in Telerik UI for WPF and
the official release of the Telerik API Analyzer for WPF for
simplifying the upgrade of Telerik WPF projects to a new version.
Telerik UI for Xamarin now offers four new components: AutoComplete,
Radial Gauge, ZipLibrary, SpreadStreamProcessing. Xamarin
programmers now have more control over displaying and exporting data
in their apps, as well as managing the data bandwidth being sent to
the device—all with a single C# codebase.
SpreadStreamProcessing is a new library for creating large spreadsheet
documents and exporting them to XLSX and CSV file formats with great
performance, minimal memory and fewer resources.
In Telerik UI for WPF and Telerik UI for WinForms, PDFViewer now
displays forms and form fields, including signatures, with the ability
to split and merge documents through PDFStreamWriter.
"Microsoft released the .NET framework 15 years ago and since its
inception, we have been the first stop for developers looking to build
and deploy on the technology. We have and will continue to provide
up-to-date tools, ahead of the competition and backed by the most
comprehensive support available," said Faris Sweis, Senior Vice
President and General Manager of Developer Tooling, Progress. "No matter
what the app platform—mobile, web or desktop—our DevCraft offering
provides the most innovative and complete toolbox for building modern
and future-proof applications."
For more details about the latest release of the Progress Telerik
DevCraft suite, and to download a free trial, please visit http://www.telerik.com/devcraft.
Progress will also host a webinar February 2, covering the details of
the new DevCraft release. To register for this session, click
PRGS) is a global leader in application development, empowering
enterprises to build mission-critical business applications to succeed
in an evolving business environment. With offerings spanning web, mobile
and data for on-premise and cloud environments, Progress powers
businesses worldwide, promoting success one application at a time. Learn
about Progress at www.progress.com
Progress, Telerik, Kendo UI, and DevCraft are trademarks or
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