.NET 7 MAUI News

Create Web, Desktop, and Mobile Apps for .NET 8 with Telerik

November 21, 2023
The latest updates add support for .NET 8, enabling users to build modern applications and reporting solutions targeting the new .NET release.

Progress Telerik is a leading software publisher that provides a range of tools and solutions to help developers build and deploy modern applications. Its product range include UI libraries, reporting tools and testing frameworks. Telerik products are used by millions of developers around the world to build a wide variety of applications.

The following Telerik products have been updated with support for .NET 8, allowing developers to build web, desktop, mobile and reporting apps in the latest version of Microsoft's popular framework:

Generate Reports in .NET and Deploy on macOS and Linux

November 3, 2023
Learn how to create and edit DevExpress Report documents within the Visual Studio Code IDE.

DevExpress Reporting is a powerful and flexible reporting solution for .NET developers. It allows you to create reports of any complexity, from simple data tables to complex dashboards and interactive visualizations. DevExpress Reporting supports a wide range of data sources, including SQL databases, Entity Framework, and custom objects. It also offers a variety of export options, including PDF, XLSX, HTML, and RTF.

DevExpress Reporting is also available as part DevExpress DXperience and DevExpress Universal, a suite of over 600 UI controls and libraries for building high-impact business solutions for Windows Forms, WPF, ASP.NET, Blazor and more.

Create and Modify DevExpress Reports in Visual Studio Code (VS Code) on macOS and Linux (CTP).

The DevExpress Visual Studio Code Report Designer Extension allows you to create and edit DevExpress Report documents within the Visual Studio Code IDE.

A recent blog post by the DevExpress Reporting Team guides you through the setup process on macOS and illustrates how you can leverage the extension's capabilities to develop and modify existing reports.

Read the full blog now to learn more about this powerful capability.

Add Scheduling to your .NET MAUI Apps

November 2, 2023
Telerik UI for .NET MAUI R3 2023 (v6.3) adds a new scheduler component which lets you easily integrate a variety of scheduling features into your .NET MAUI applications.

Telerik UI for .NET MAUI is a comprehensive UI library of .NET MAUI controls used to build cross-platform mobile and desktop applications from a single shared code-base.

The R3 2023 (v6.3) release includes a new scheduler component that lets you add a variety of scheduling features to your apps. It provides a flexible styling API to change the appearance of the scheduler and its elements, support for globalization and localization to deploy your apps around the world, and provides customizable, pre-designed views which enable you to adjust the current time, and determine visible hours and dates.

The scheduler offers programmatic scrolling and an in-app calendar experience similar to Microsoft Outlook or Google Calendar. It supports customizable indicators and allows you to set recurring scheduling patterns. The MAUI scheduler gives you full control over how appointments are displayed and can be populated easily with a single property.

To see a full list of what's new in R3 2023 (v6.3.0), see our release notes.

Telerik UI for .NET MAUI is available to buy in the following products:

Send and Receive SMS Messages from your App

October 3, 2023
Red Carpet Subscription Vol. 2 2023 adds components for sending and receiving SMS messages using popular cloud SMS services such as Twilio, Vonage and Clickatell.

Red Carpet Subscription offers access to all /n software developer libraries as well as network management tools and enterprise adapters. It includes libraries for every major communications and security protocol, available in all major development platforms, all in one convenient package.

SMS messaging is increasingly important for critical applications such as order updates, service alerts, and MFA verification. It is essential that these applications have continuous uptime, but implementing multiple APIs to achieve this can be complex and time-consuming.

Red Carpet Subscription Vol. 2 2023 adds Cloud SMS components that support sending, receiving and scheduling of SMS messages. The framework also supports communication via SSL/TLS and certificate management, ensuring secure and reliable messaging. In addition to its core features, the framework also includes support for asynchronous messaging in the .NET edition. This allows developers to build efficient and scalable SMS messaging applications.

Cloud SMS is also available separately in single platform editions:

To see a full list of what’s new in Red Carpet Subscription Vol. 2 2023, see our release notes.

For more information, visit our /n software Red Carpet Subscription product page.

Introducing our new .NET Comms & Messaging Comparison

January 11, 2022
Shortlist leading communications and messaging components by platform, function, protocol, and price.

We are pleased to announce our new .NET Communications and Messaging Comparison tool. This comprehensive comparison is designed to help developers compare comms & messaging components for their specific needs.

Communication and messaging components allow developers to easily integrate communications capabilities into their applications. This can include functionality such as sending and receiving data, controlling devices via a network, sharing information between users or systems, and connecting users via voice, video conferencing or chat. They can be used to improve communication, collaboration, and security in software development.

Our unique comparison helps developers efficiently evaluate and select the most suitable .NET comms and messaging components. Whether you need FTP, email, SMS integration or real-time chat features, our comparison can save you time. It includes a comprehensive range of popular .NET components, allowing developers to analyze features, price and compatibility with their existing systems.

Compare comms & messaging components including:

  • IPWorks .NET Edition by /n software is a comprehensive framework for Internet development and provides components for security, sending email, transferring files, and more.
  • Aspose.Email for .NET lets you create, manipulate and convert email formats including MSG, EML, EMLX and MHT without any Microsoft Outlook dependencies.
  • PowerTCP Telnet for .NET by Dart Communications is a lightweight single DLL with support for HTTP, SOCKS4 and SOCKS5, and includes Rexec, Rsh and Rlogin components in addition to Telnet.
  • ComponentOne Upload for ASP.NET Web Forms (part of ComponentOne Studio ASP.NET Web Forms Edition by GrapeCity) provides a simple and reliable way to upload files and streams to a server.
  • Rebex SFTP for .NET makes it easy to securely transfer files between your application and Unix/Windows SSH servers.
  • Xceed FTP for Xamarin lets you easily adding efficient FTP and FTPS file transfer capabilities to your iOS or Android applications.

For an in-depth analysis of features and price, visit our comparison of .NET communications and messaging components.

Compare .NET Comms & Messaging Components