Telerik UI for ASP.NET

Richest Toolset for ASP.NET Developers

Let's talk ASP.NET first ..

Robust Modern Web Development Platform

  • Rich ecosystem

  • Developer familiarity

  • Easy to build - WebForms or MVC

  • Managed .NET code comfort

But a debate rages on ..

Server-side Vs Client-side

Modern browsers are powerful .. they said

Let's do everything client-side with JavaScript 

Being Realistic

Server-side is actually pretty awesome

  • Intuitive state management

  • Business logic is best kept server-side

  • Enterprises thrive on ASP.NET applications

  • C# rocks for code-behind logic 

  • Server controls can render clean HTML

Let's keep rocking ASP.NET

ASP.NET WebForms:

- Rock solid

- Easy to start

- Server-side comforts


And no one is moving your cheese ..

Build the Next-Gen of amazing Web apps

Let's get you some SuperPowers

Elevate your ASP.NET Development Stack

Why Telerik UI for ASP.NET

Rich, Fast & Complete Toolset

80 + ASP.NET Ajax Controls

Robust performance with HTML 5 

Mobile support & Responsiveness

LOB Controls + Framework

Telerik UI for ASP.NET Ajax

Where it goes Above & Beyond

Seamless UX across browsers/devices

Polished UI + Rich Data Visualization

Consistent Programming Interface

Robust Ajaxification & Web Optimization

Enough talk .. time to code!

Here's how you start

Add Reference & Off you go ..


Telerik.Web.UI.dll -  core & default skin



Telerik.Web.UI.Skins.dll - 20 custom skins

Telerik.Web.Design.dll - design mode in VS

Telerik.Web.Device.Detection.dll - device detection

Visual Studio familiarity | All controls in Toolbox

Even Easier

Visual Studio Templates that help

Easy wizard after File > New Project.

Existing ASP.NET Project?

You can Up-Convert just as easily

You'll see RAD pretty often

All UI Control names start with RAD

- Rapid Application Development




Yep, we believe in that. 

Let's talk Ajaxification

# 1 Performance Optimization for ASP.NET 

- Reduce Round-Trips to Server


Ajax-enabling Container .. no more Page refreshes

Simply place any ASP.NET controls that you want Ajax-enabled into a RadAjaxPanel and Telerik RadAjax takes care of the rest.

<telerik:RadAjaxPanel ID="RadAjaxPanel1" runat="server" Width="500px" >
    <asp:DropDownList ID="GameDropDownList" runat="server" AutoPostBack="true" 
        <asp:ListItem> </asp:ListItem>

    <p>You chose: <asp:Label ID="ChoiceLabel" runat="server"></asp:Label></p>
protected void GameDropDownList_SelectedIndexChanged(object sender, EventArgs e)
     ChoiceLabel.Text = GameDropDownList.SelectedValue;


For fine-grained control over Ajaxification

<telerik:RadAjaxManager ID="RadAjaxManager1" runat="server">

      <!-- When an event for this control fires -->
      <telerik:AjaxSetting AjaxControlID="RadCalendar1">
         <!-- Update these controls over Ajax -->
             <telerik:AjaxUpdatedControl ControlID="RadCalendar1" />
             <telerik:AjaxUpdatedControl ControlID="EmailGrid" />
             <telerik:AjaxUpdatedControl ControlID="MessageBody" />


Settings in Ajax manager tells the page what to update and when. 


Oh, and you can do this visually in design-time


Visual indication as Ajax content loads

 <telerik:RadAjaxLoadingPanel ID="LoadingPanel1" runat="server" />

You can customize the loading indicator.

Remember, Ajax is not a panacea

If you Ajaxify every control on your web page ..


Performance will be the same

as in full Page PostBack

So, be smart & optimize.

Let's talk Input controls

Delight your users with easy data entry ..

Polished Input controls

User Data Entry - on steroids

  1. RadTextBox

  2. RadNumericTextBox

  3. RadDateInput

  4. RadMaskedTextBox

  5. RadAutoCompleteBox


Guide users for a positive UX

Support for most commonly used masks & fully customizable.

// IP Address
RadMaskedTextBox1.Mask = "<0..255>.<0..255>.<0..255>.<0..255>";

// Credit Card
RadMaskedTextBox1.Mask = "#### #### #### ####";

// Phone Number
RadMaskedTextBox1.Mask = "(###) ###-####-####";

// SSN
RadMaskedTextBox1.Mask = "###-##-####";

How do you handle Data?

The right UI controls make all the difference ..

Hard-Hitting Enterprise-ready UI

Easy CRUD operations built-in

Data controls

Your UI should never be the bottleneck

  1. RadGrid

  2. RadScheduler

  3. RadListBox

  4. RadListView

  5. RadPivotGrid

  6. RadCalendar

  7. RadGantt


Time to get some serious work done..

  1. Rich design time wizard

  2. Bind to any data source

  3. Desktop like UX & performance

  4. Sort, Page, Filter , Group & more

  5. Export to PDF, Word, Excel & CSV

  6. CRUD from various Edit modes

  7. Mobile support

Some have called it Father of all grids ..


Let the grid do the heavy lifting

Just supply the data when it's needed..lots of event triggers.


Easy Data Binding with rich functionality..

<telerik:RadGrid runat="server" ID="RadGrid1" 
    DataSourceID="SqlDataSource1" PageSize="20"
    AllowPaging="True" AllowFilteringByColumn="True"
    AllowSorting="true" ShowGroupPanel="True">

Features  - Paging | Sorting | Filtering | Grouping | Selections

All simple settings - Out of the Box

Performance - Scrolling | Virtualization


Time for some easy CRUD operations..

Just enable AllowAutomaticInserts | Updates | Deletes


CRUD supported through various modes..

<telerik:RadGrid ID="RadGrid1"...
    <MasterTableView EditMode="PopUp"...


Back on the Filtering feature..

Built-in intuitive & type smart UX


Export your data with ease..

<telerik:RadGrid ID="RadGrid1"...>
    <MasterTableView CommandItemDisplay="Top" ...>

It's as simple as enabling the feature


Here's a peek at the smart Scheduler ..

What's Built-in?

- Easy DataBinding

- View Modes & Export

- Templates & Editing

- Adaptive Rendering

Let's talk Picker controls

Don't make your user guess, just let them pick ..

Easy Picker controls

Allow the user to pick from options

  1. RadColorPicker

  2. RadDropDownList

  3. RadComboBox

  4. RadDropDownTree

  5. RadMenu

  6. RadSlider


This is not your ordinary drop down list

  1. Robust data binding

  2. Keyboard support

  3. Mobile support

  4. Virtual scrolling

  5. Client templates

  6. Server templates


Bind to various data sources

Server-side: Object | SQL | Entity | XML datasources

Client-side: Most standard protocols


As simple as setting properties..

<telerik:RadDropDownList ID="RadDropDownList4" 
    DefaultMessage="Select Customer">

<asp:EntityDataSource ID="EntityDataSource1"
    Select="it.[ContactName], it.[City], it.[ContactTitle]"

Let's talk Navigation

Your users should never be lost ..

Navigation controls

Helping users find their way..

  1. RadMenu

  2. RadPanelBar

  3. RadRibbonBar

  4. RadSearchBox

  5. RadSiteMap

  6. RadTabStrip

  7. RadToolBar

  8. RadTreeView


Configurable, Flexible, Accessible.. 

  • Design time experience

  • Rich data binding

  • Use any flat or hierarchical data source

  • Vertical & Horizontal configurations

  • Customize through templates and rich API

  • Accessable: Section 508 compliant


Build it at design time..

Add, Rearrange & Configure Menu items.


Define your own templates..

<telerik:RadMenuItem runat="server" Text="Calendar Preferences">
        <div class="custom-menu-item">
            <asp:CheckBox ID="CheckBox1" runat="server" Text="Holidays" />
            <asp:CheckBox ID="CheckBox2" runat="server" Text="Birthdays" />
            <asp:CheckBox ID="CheckBox4" runat="server" Text="Office" />
            <asp:CheckBox ID="CheckBox3" runat="server" Text="Home" />

Embed HTML, Server Controls, and more..


Let's go mobile!

Adaptive / Responsive

Touch Friendly

Multi-level menu support 

Light-weight rendering with HTML / CSS3

Let's talk Layouts

Bring structure & sanity to your web apps ..

Layout controls

Organization is the key

  1. RadDock

  2. RadMultiView

  3. RadSpiltter

  4. RadWizard

  5. RadWindow

  6. RadToolTip


Create step-by-step forms, in a snap..

  • Quickly create stepped interfaces

  • Built in validation

  • Mobile Support & Adaptive Behavior


Here's how to create step-by-step forms

<telerik:RadWizard runat="server" ID="RadWizard1" Width="600px" 
        Height="330px" RenderedSteps="Active" 
        <telerik:RadWizardStep ID="RadWizardStep1" Title="Name" 
            <telerik:RadTextBox runat="server" ID="RadTextBox1" 
                Label="First Name" LabelWidth="100px" Width="400px" />
            <telerik:RadTextBox runat="server" ID="RadTextBox2" 
                Label="Middle Name" LabelWidth="100px" Width="400px" />
            <telerik:RadTextBox runat="server" ID="RadTextBox3" 
                Label="Last Name" LabelWidth="100px" Width="400px" />
            <telerik:RadWizardStep ID="RadWizardStep2" Title="Address">
            <!-- More steps ... -->

It's just a container, but with smartness.


Take it with you?

Just Set the RenderMode to "Auto"

- RadWizard automatically adapts to Smartphone, Tablet or Desktop. 

It's time for Responsiveness

Your web apps, running everywhere ..

Enabling Responsiveness

We do all the heavy lifting

  1. Adaptive UI controls - out of the box

  2. Full Touch support

  3. RadPageLayout

  4. Device Detection Framework

Adaptive Controls

User experience tailored to the device..

Telerik UI controls are responsive .. Out of the Box!

  • Same functionality
  • Bigger touch areas
  • A better UX per device
  • One easy setting
    <!-- Use automatic rendering application wide -->
    <add key="Telerik.Web.UI.RenderMode" value="Auto" />


All the features of Bootstrap's grid

Server-side setup, with client-side responsiveness!

Do responsive the WebForms way..


Let's break down the features..

  • 12 Column nest-able grid
  • Adjustable per device size
  • Preset break points [xs, sm, md, lg, xl]
  • Client side visibility settings [show/hide on size] 
  • Offset columns
  • Push / Pull functionality


Let's see some code..

    <telerik:RadPageLayout ID="RadPageLayout1" runat="server" ShowGrid="True" 
                    <telerik:LayoutColumn Span="4" SpanSm="12" SpanXs="12" CssClass="demo">
                        <asp:Panel ID="FirstPanel" runat="server">
                            <asp:Label runat="server" Text="First"></asp:Label>
                    <telerik:LayoutColumn Span="8" SpanSm="12" SpanXs="12" CssClass="demo">
                        <asp:Panel ID="LastPanel" runat="server">
                            <asp:Label runat="server" Text="Last"></asp:Label>

Rows & Columns in a fluid layout | 'Spans' control overflow

Device Detection Framework

Get the clients' screen size, server side..

Determine the Screen Resolution of variety of device form factors

Get exact dimensions

Get the size

using Telerik.Web.Device.Detection;
var screenSize = Detector.GetScreenSize(Request.UserAgent); 
// DeviceScreenSize.Large
using Telerik.Web.Device.Detection;
var screenDimensions = Detector.GetScreenDimensions(Request.UserAgent);
var screenWidth = screenDimensions.Width; // = 480
var screenHeight = screenDimensions.Height; // = 600

Device Detection

Serve optimized content to each device..

protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    var screenSize = Detector.GetScreenSize(Request.UserAgent);
    var isMediumOrSmaller = screenSize == DeviceScreenSize.Medium 
                            || screenSize == DeviceScreenSize.Small;
    var isLargeOrLarger = screenSize == DeviceScreenSize.Large 
                            || screenSize == DeviceScreenSize.ExtraLarge;
    LargeBannerImage.Visible = isLargeOrLarger;
    SmallBannerImage.Visible = isMediumOrSmaller;            

Let's talk Data Visualization

Simply amaze your users ..

Highly Visual controls

Visual Guidance > Words

  1. RadBarCode

  2. RadBinaryImage

  3. RadDiagram

  4. RadGauge

  5. RadMap

  6. RadOrgChart

  7. RadRotator

  8. RadTreeList


Let's talk fully functional diagram tool..

  • Built-in essential shapes
  • Predefined layouts
  • Client-side and server-side data binding 
  • Re-size, Rotate, Align and more
  • Cut, Copy, Paste, Delete, Undo, Redo
  • Drag and Drop support
  • Zoom and Pan
  • Export and Import JSON

With the right UI controls

The browser becomes your VM..




Someone mention Charts?

This is where Telerik shines ..

Charting controls

Bring life to your data

  1. All essential Chart types

  2. Easy Data Binding

  3. Intuitive Markup & APIs

  4. Extreme performance tuned

  5. All user interactions built-in

  6. Print & Export

Bar | Pie | Donut | Line | Area Radar | Scatter | Funnel

CandleStick | Waterfall | Polar | Bubble | Many more ..

Interactive Charts

The possibility are limitless..

Zoom & Scroll | Drill-Down | Print

Charts that do More

While being developer friendly..

Multiple Series | Combination charts | Multiple Axes

Vast DataBinding support - client or server side

Let's do some Performance Tuning

You're not alone .. there's some serious help

Fine Tuning controls

Squeeze the last bit of performance

  1. RadCompression

  2. RadScriptManager

  3. RadSkinManager

  4. RadStyleSheetManager

  5. RadZipLibrary


Automatic AJAX compression and more..

    <add name="RadCompression" type="Telerik.Web.UI.RadCompression" />

Compress what IIS missed:

  • ViewState 

  • AJAX Web Services

  • ADO.NET Data Services

  • UpdatePanels

Features galore

Lots more that we just don't have the time for ..

So much goodness

Everything you need for modern ASP.NET apps

  1. Extensive theming

  2. 20+ built-in Skins

  3. Social UI controls

  4. SharePoint Web Parts

  5. Rich Media handling

  6. Standards compliance

  7. Accessibility built-in

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