EDITORIAL – NEW YEAR. NEW RESOLUTION. NEW, EXCITING RELEASES.
Jemmy Haryono, Vice President of Marketing
|It's a long-standing tradition with many people to make resolutions to jump start the New Year – and we are no exception. Our 2010 resolutions are to deliver the best end-to-end solution for accelerated rich web application development and to provide first-class customer service from pre-sales to post-sales support.
|But before we talk about 2010, let's quickly recap 2009. Last year was tough, and yet we managed to release many brilliant products and solutions. It began with a phenomenal release, 2009 R1, that delivered a vast array of new and enhanced ASP.NET controls, as well as a raft of impressive Silverlight controls. The latest WebUI Studio 2009 R2 release introduces the world's fastest scheduling component, in addition to many enhancements across our entire product lineup. In between, we successfully launched a brand new website, integrated community forum, and enhanced the Developer Network to serve you better.
|At Intersoft, 2010 is the year of revolution. With over 40 astonishing, new Silverlight UI controls speeding toward you, developing rich business applications will never be the same again. Get ready to take your desktop application to the next level with the exciting UX Flow™ – the world's first true 3D CoverFlow for WPF. We will also be adding more members to our ASP.NET family as well. Find out more about our product roadmap on the Developer Network. Or email us to request the roadmap.
|Last but not least, thanks to you and all our customers for your continuous support and the terrific feedback we received! We are excited about working together, smarter, and stronger in 2010!
|If you have any questions or feedback about this newsletter, WebUI Studio 2009 R2, or the 2010 product roadmap, please write me at email@example.com.
WEBUI STUDIO 2009 R2 IS HERE
| In case you left earlier for the year-end holiday, you would probably have missed the hot news on our 2009 R2 release. The much anticipated WebUI Studio 2009 R2 is here – existing subscribers can download it immediately from Intersoft Developer Network, while prospects can download the free 30-day trial here.
At a glance, the 2009 R2 release is strongly focused on performance enhancement, enterprise scalability and development productivity features across all ASP.NET product lineup. The key highlights are:
- WebScheduler 3 is now the world's fastest scheduling solution for ASP.NET. With smart client paging, you can now display thousands of events in a fraction of seconds. Now also comes with customizable time intervals, visible hours, disabled time and much more. Watch the tour video.
- WebGrid Enterprise 7 looks shinier with the new Windows 7 theme. Also includes a lot of goodies that you will really love to use – such as WebTextEditor integration, a new calendar and intuitive column action interface. Watch the tour video.
- WebInput 4 simplifies data editing with intuitive date-range input. Also includes significant stability improvements and useful quick date selection feature. Watch the tour video.
|Find out more on the new features and enhancements available in WebUI Studio 2009 R2, or see it in action directly from your browser.
|If you have any pre-sales, licensing or competitive upgrade inquiries, please direct your email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To discuss further about WebUI Studio 2009 R2, please join our fast-growing Intersoft Community.
IN-DEPTH WITH WEBSCHEDULER 3'S TIME INTERVAL
|Granular control over a calendar's time interval is among the top requested features in enterprise scheduling solutions. Where similar solutions fail, WebScheduler succeeds perfectly, providing the ability elegantly customize time intervals.
|The true beauty of WebScheduler's time interval control lies in direct runtime customization: Users can change the interval via contextual menu. When changed, all data adjusts automatically to reflect the new interval setting without postback.
|Even better, time interval control functions with any feature. For example, you can select a time range across multiple cells to create new events in one swift motion. WebScheduler smartly detects and calculates the date range to assign the start and end dates automatically.
|A client-side API gives developers the ability to control this behavior independently or weave it into their own code. More info on WebScheduler 3's time interval is available here.
CASE STUDY: VDI BY VERIZON MARYLAND
| Verizon relied on WebUI Studio to develop their mission-critical, web-based CRM system, which allows Verizon to provide exceptional customer service. VDI ensures the swift delivery of the most accurate and up-to-date information to their front-line employees. Pulling data from multiple systems and databases for display and management in one centralized system was only one highly challenging requirement in Verizon's VDI. Find out why Verizon's mission-critical application implementation was so successful.
WEBTAB'S SERVER-SIDE CONTENT
|WebTab is particularly useful for displaying multiple tabs in one window. Thanks to its comprehensive server-side controls and events, there's nothing you can't achieve with WebTab.
|Our Community's recent thread on WebTab illustrates the best practice of populating tab contents dynamically from the server-side. Follow the discussion and example here.
TRIGGER WEBCALLOUT ON CLICK
|WebCallOut boxes display on mouse over for elements. But what if WebCallOut displays on click over an HTML label? This thread spells out how to implement cool mouse click behavior for WebCallOut.
CLIENT-SIDE CORNER: CLEAR ISDATASOURCE CACHE
TIPS AND TRICKS – WRAP TEXT IN WEBGRID COLUMN HEADERS
Gordon Tumewu, Chief Support Engineer
|By default, any text exceeding WebGrid's column header width will be truncated with ellipsis. However, a grid with many lengthy and similar column captions makes this less than helpful for users.
Truncated Column Header Captions
|The solution is to allow multiline columns with wrapped text. Go to Layout Settings and set the HeaderWrapDefault property to True. Here is the result:
Multiline Column Header Captions