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Progress Announces Latest Innovations for Telerik Product Line – Native Components for Microsoft Blazor and Day-Zero Support for VS 2019 and .NET Core 3.0

Latest release brings new features, controls and improvements that
enable developers to easily build high-performance web, mobile and
desktop applications

BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Progress
(NASDAQ: PRGS), the leading provider of application development and
digital experience technologies, today announced the newest release of
Progress® Telerik® tooling for .NET developers. With this release,
Progress delivers full day-zero support for Visual Studio 2019 and .NET
Core 3.0 across the entire Progress Telerik product line. In addition,
Progress expands its portfolio with a brand-new suite for the Microsoft
Blazor framework—Progress® Telerik® UI for Blazor—offering 17 native UI
components, including Grid, Charts, TextBox, DropDownList and several
SASS-based themes.

“Developers today are under pressure to create applications much faster,
while delivering outstanding user experiences. To build apps that are
high-performance and intuitive to use, they need the right tools,” said
Faris Sweis, SVP & General Manager, Developer Tooling Business,
Progress. “With the new additions to Telerik tooling in today’s release,
developers can now build with full support for the latest Microsoft
technologies and new components for Blazor, so they can create apps that
users love.”

New capabilities and features also include:

Web—Telerik UI for Blazor, ASP.NET Core, MVC and AJAX
In
addition to the 17 components and the SASS-based themes for Blazor:

  • Progress® Telerik® UI for ASP.NET Core now includes official support
    for .NET Core 3.0 preview 5, allowing developers to utilize the
    component suite with the latest version of the .NET Core framework.
  • In Progress® Telerik® UI for ASP.NET MVC and Telerik UI for ASP.NET
    Core:

    • PDFViewer and Drawer components have been introduced. PDFViewer
      allows developers to load and manipulate PDF files in the browser.
      With Drawer, they can greatly enhance the navigation and usability
      of their web app.
    • Many existing components, controls and widgets have been improved.
      The ListView widget now supports displaying large amounts of data
      by appending additional pages of data on demand. Loading can
      happen automatically by enabling the endless scrolling
      functionality.
    • Mobile support for DateRangePicker has been added and the
      component now runs seamlessly on mobile devices and across all
      platforms.
    • The Adaptive Rendering for two of the most commonly used
      components, Grid and Schedule, has been improved.
    • The Spreadsheet component now supports images, cell comments and
      additional events.
  • Progress® Telerik® UI for AJAX includes updates to the
    MultiColumnComboBox and Button controls as well as a series of
    stability improvements.

Mobile—Progress® Telerik UI® for Xamarin

  • New Map control enables the visualization of shapes from ESRI shape
    files consisting of lines, polylines and polygons, such as floor
    plans, concert halls, airplane seat distribution and even maps.
  • The new Image Editor control allows mobile application end users to
    perform basic and several advanced image manipulations straight from
    their mobile devices.
  • PDFViewer now has a series of new enhancements and features, including
    improvements in performance and in the rendering mechanism. It also
    has a new load-page-on-demand functionality.
  • Visual Studio 2019 for Mac support has been added so that developers
    can use the menu and toolbox for Telerik UI for Xamarin when they
    develop on Visual Studio 2019 for Mac.

Desktop—Progress® Telerik® UI for WPF and WinForms

  • Visual Studio Templates of Telerik UI for WPF and WinForms have been
    migrated to .NET Core and can be now used to create brand new .NET
    Core-based applications faster.
  • The RibbonView control in Telerik UI for WPF and WinForms has been
    simplified to enable developers to provide a modern and intuitive UX.
    Simplified Ribbon, a mode of the regular Ribbon, offers ease of access
    to commonly used commands organized in a compact interface.
  • A new Tabbed Window control for WPF has been added for creating
    tab-based navigation in applications. Another new control, WebCam,
    allows embedding a media player in a desktop application for video
    streaming and taking pictures.
  • Three new customizable file dialogs have been introduced to Telerik UI
    for WinForms: Open, Browse and Save File Dialogs, as well as new
    DomainUpDown control which enables browsing through and selecting from
    a list of items.

Reporting, Testing & Productivity Tools

  • Progress® Telerik® Reporting and Progress® Telerik® Report Server now
    include:

    • PDF documents accessibility—the most used PDF documents are now
      enabled to meet all applicable accessibility standards.
    • JSON DataSource component has been added to help developers easily
      feed data for creating reports.
  • Implement support for Azure DevOps pipeline with build agent hosted in
    the cloud, verification of method call prerequisites, automatic
    resolving of test context when using asynchronous tasks for Progress®
    Telerik® JustMock.

The latest Progress Telerik release is available today. To learn more
about the new capabilities and features, register for the “Telerik
R2 2019 Release Webinar”
on May 29 and visit https://www.telerik.com.

Additional Resources

About Progress
Progress
(NASDAQ: PRGS) offers the leading platform for developing and deploying
strategic business applications. We enable customers and partners to
deliver modern, high-impact digital experiences with a fraction of the
effort, time and cost. Progress offers powerful tools for easily
building adaptive user experiences across any type of device or
touchpoint, award-winning machine learning that enables cognitive
capabilities to be a part of any application, the flexibility of a
serverless cloud to deploy modern apps, business rules, web content
management, plus leading data connectivity technology. Over 1,700
independent software vendors, 100,000 enterprise customers, and two
million developers rely on Progress to power their applications. Learn
about Progress at www.progress.com or
+1-800-477-6473.

Progress and Telerik are trademarks or registered trademarks of
Progress Software Corporation and/or one of its subsidiaries or
affiliates in the US and other countries. Any other trademarks contained
herein are the property of their respective owners.

Contacts

Kim Baker
Progress
+1 888-365-2779
pr@progress.com

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