Install Kendo UI Core in Visual Studio Cordova

While working on a business grade mobile app using Telerik Platform and Visual Studio 2015 Professional. I was surprised how easy to build app using Telerik Platform, especially the Kendo UI that offers visual appealing mobile tools to build hybrid mobile app.

In this tutorial, I like to show you how you can get started with the Kendo UI Core (the free version of Kendo UI Professional) in Visual Studio 2015.

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Before we get started, you may ask what is Kendo UI Core? Kendo UI Core is a Open Source (Free) UI Framework. This was the decision made by Telerik in 2014. Although Kendo UI Core is a strip down version of Kendo UI Professional, you got all the power needed to build a professional mobile app and most importantly it’s FREE.

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c# Multithreaded – start thread with parameter and return value

When creating an application, you will face situations where you want to launch threads in order to keep the current process responsive. The System.Threading.Thread class is used for working with threads. It allows creating and accessing individual threads in a multithreaded application. The following codes shows how to launch a thread in different ways.

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Master Detail view in Asp.Net MVC

The master & detail view is particularly useful in displaying a list of records. In Asp.Net 2.0, it can be achieved by using the control of gridview and detail view. However, the page reload/post back is unavoidable when the gridview item is clicked until Microsoft Asp.Net team releases the Asp.Net AJAX in 2008, Now we are going to take a look how to implement the Master Detail view in Asp.Net MVC.

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The ‘ProviderPackage’ package did not load correctly after installation of Visual studio 2012

I was kinda free last week and decide to take a look of the new Visual studio 2012 and experience some new features. However after I successfully install the visual studio 2012 professional and tried to open up a project that was made of visual studio 2010. It gives me the following warning message

The ‘ProviderPackage’ package did not load correctly

The project still loads and compiles without problem, but everything when the project loads into the 2012. The warning message pop up and it start getting annoy so I googled a little bit and found the solution to solve this is to install the visual studio 2012 Update 2. is that that simple? Yes..

Load Json List Using Jtemplate & Asp.Net MVC

Asp.Net MVC’s controller offer a way to return in Json format. You can take the JsonReult returned from controller and populate it into the view using Jtemplate, a template engine written in jQuery way. also a perfect “client solution” to display Json data into a Asp.Net MVC View.

With this template engin in jquery, it display list of json data via ajax call so that the page does not refresh. It not only makes the user experience much better without waiting page to refresh, but also save traffic(loads faster) by returning only Json data and let the javascript to perform the rendering.

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Send Text Messages in your application in C#

Sometimes, you want to do something that more than c# can do. In one of my projects, a deal bargain website requires to send out text messages to alert their members when pre-defined keywords match with the new deal submitted. It’s a great use of text messages alert to shopper who are looking for a particular keyword in the deal.

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Create A Dashboard Experience In Asp.Net MVC

In most of the time while creating a web application, a secured section for administrating the application is always needed. Something like a control panel or back end of the website(One of my client even call it a database!). No matter how you call it. You do not want to display a bunch of links when you first entered. Instead, you want to show useful data, important notifications or graphical reports using pie or bar chart before they decide where to go in the application. Therefore, a dashboard is needed for that purpose.

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