announced theKendo UI
makes tools for .NET developers, said its new framework is targeted at
professional software developers, and delivers everything needed for front-end
self-assembling an array of libraries and toolsets to compose a platform that
has all of the necessary components for development," Todd Anglin,
Telerik's executive vice president for Kendo UI, said in a statement.
"This approach is acceptable for hobby projects, but it is fraught with
support and licensing risks, it is difficult to maintain and upgrade, it is
difficult to learn, and it wastes valuable development time. Kendo UI solves
this problem by providing a unified framework with all of the necessary
launches with three distinct packages: Kendo UI Web, Kendo UI DataViz and Kendo
UI Mobile CTP. The Kendo UI Web features more than a dozen rich HTML5
like a Data Source, touch-enabled drag-and-drop, and high-performance
visualization widgets, including animated charts. And Kendo UI Mobile CTP is an
early preview of Kendo UI widgets built for solving the problems of building
mobile applications with HTML5.
for all major browsers, including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari,
Opera, and mobile browsers on iOS and Android, Telerik said in a press release
on the new software.
today, faced with an increasingly fragmented computing landscape, are turning
largest possible audience," Svetozar Georgiev, CEO of Telerik, said in a
statement. "Kendo UI simplifies the adoption of this rapidly evolving
platform, helping developers quickly embrace the future with less risk. It also
serves as an opportunity for Telerik to move beyond its .NET roots and apply
our knowledge and expertise to providing tools for the broader world of HTML5
Kendo UI is
available under both a commercial and open-source-GPLv3-license, making the new
tools accessible to a diverse range of projects. Commercial licenses during the
initial release will cost $399 and will include Kendo UI
Web, Kendo UI DataViz, access to professional support, and all major and
minor updates for one year. Free commercial trial licenses are also
host a Kendo UI launch Webinar Thursday, Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. EST. For Webinar
information and registration, please visit http://bit.ly/KendoUILaunch.
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