Introduction of Telerik RadControls for Windows Phone and RadBusyIndicator control

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Hi there, I am back with a new post on wonderful products by Telerik. SinceNokia and Microsoft deal Windows Phone 7 and to be precise Mango Phone development is a buzz. As a developer all we want to create killer apps for windows phone. RadControls for windows phone 7 enables us to create beautiful and powerful application.

 

 

Full list of RadControls are as below,

  • · Animation Framework
  • · Application Frame
  • · Busy Indicator
  • · Bullet Graph
  • · Calendar
  • · Chart
  • · DataBoudListBox
  • · DatePicker
  • · DateSelector
  • · DockPanel
  • · Gauge
  • · JumpList
  • · LayoutTransform
  • · ListPicker
  • · LoopingList
  • · MessageBox
  • · NumericupDown
  • · PickerBox
  • · TimePicker
  • · TimeSelector
  • · TransitionSelector
  • · UniformGrid
  • · Window
  • · WrapPanel

Installation steps

After downloading you can install MSI as below, you will be prompted with below screens.

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After successful installation you will have a new project template RadControls Windows Phone Application installed in Silverlight for Windows Phone tab.

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Working with Busy Indicator

To work with Busy Indicator, very first you need to add below references in the project. You will find below reference in Extension tab.

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Next on XAML page add namespace as below,

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Now you can drag and drop Busy Indicator on page as below,

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There are five properties worth discussing about Busy Indicator

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When you run the application with busy indicator, you should get output as below,

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Obviously you can have your own business logic to either show or collapse busy indicator. I hope this control would be useful to your application. Thanks for reading. I hope this post was useful Smile

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