Pro Telerik ASP.NET and Silverlight Controls
What Do You Need to Use This Book In order to create web applications using Telerik RadControls (and open the projects included in this book) you need the following tools: • All the projects use the following tools • Visual Studio 2010 (any edition) • Microsof SQL Server 2008 (download a trial or free edition at http://bit. ly/mssqltrials) • For the ASP. NET Webforms project • Telerik RadControls for ASP. NET AJAX (download a trial at http://bit. ly/teleriktrialaspnetajax) • For the ASP. NET MVC project • Telerik Extensions for ASP. NET MVC (download for free at http://bit. ly/teleriktrialaspnetmvc) • For the Silverlight project • Microsoft Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010 (free download at http://bit. ly/Silverlight4ToolsForVS2010) • Telerik RadControls for Silverlight (download a trial at http://bit. ly/teleriktrialsilverlight) • For the Telerik Reporting projects • Telerik Reporting (download a trial at http://bit. ly/teleriktrialreporting) • For the Telerik OpenAccess ORM project • Telerik OpenAccess ORM (download a trial at http://bit. ly/teleriktrialopenaccess) Let’s get started building web applications. xxiii CHAPTER 1 ? ? ? Introducing ASP. NET and Telerik The Internet can be seen as a huge collection of information and services, but it has evolved in such a magnificent way that now it is virtually impossible to conceive of our lives without it. And present-day requirements for sophisticated applications mean developers need to find the right tools to deliver those applications.
This book provides a complete guide to implementing Telerik's range of ASP.NET and Silverlight controls.