Let the expert trainers show you how to build mind-blowing HTML5 web applications, right from the start. In this 4-hour online training course, you’ll learn from a live instructor who will walk you through the creation of your first Kendo UI web application explaining the concepts, techniques and tools you’ll need to become a Kendo […]
This organization wanted to introduce a new fleet tracking and management solution to the market for complimenting their existing services. It is a SaaS application which enables their customers to track the physical location of vehicles and mobile workforce in real-time. My role included implementation of the client-side architecture using Kendo UI classes and MVVM, extend several Kendo UI widgets for the rest of the developer team […]
The legacy software system, used to create dynamic reports using enterprise data warehouses, was written in Silverlight – a deprecated technology. This began to become a problem when more of their customers requested to access the application with their iPads which was not possible with Silverlight. I was part of a team that helped migrate the Silverlight layer to a […]
Kendo UI has a nice array of widgets to offer and has a stellar framework where you can create your own widgets. In this post, I would like to introduce a new Kendo UI Media Player widget that is web, mobile, and MVVM compatible.
A potent mix for creating elegant mobile applications is Kendo UI Mobile with MVVM and RequireJS. Included is an online sandbox environment with code snippets that will highlight the concepts needed to create more advanced Kendo UI Mobile applications. This has been created using jsFiddle and acts as a starter template to update or fork as needed.
When using MVVM in Kendo UI Mobile, there are times where you will need the context of the view so you can make changes to it or read values from it. You can get the current view from the application’s “view()” method, but sometimes your app is not in the global namespace if you architected it this way. Unfortunately, this does not come as a parameter for your observable functions. So here’s the trick to finding the current view.
Kendo UI is more than just interface-candy. There is an elegant, underlying framework at play that makes things work. Is it easy to extend though? YES – Kendo is also framework-candy!