THE CURRENT PROCESSBuilding projects today requires:Self-assembling a “complete” frameworkTrying to maintain the versioning of many different librariesTrying to vet the quality and commitment to many different projectsManaging the licensing for many different librariesKeeping up with the different APIs of each libraryIN SHORT: The approach introduces lots of extra effort to the JS app building process.(Problems summarized on next slide.)
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TRANSITION TO KENDONow that the stage has been set describing the NEED for Kendo UI, let’s expand on Kendo UI specifics.Ask the question: What is Kendo UI?
Highlight the 4 key “components” of current Kendo UI:UI Widgets (13, at this time) – Including Grid and Charts! (important point)Data SourceTemplates – built for speed (many times faster than jQuery Templates)D&DWORTH NOTING – This is just the beginning. Kendo UI will continue to grow and add more components. We’ll talk about a few of these at the end of the presentation.
Demo:Framework essentials (JS + CSS config)Using UI widgets – Essential to highlight the GRID and CHARTBasic intro to Kendo Data SourceBasic Intro to Kendo Templates
Opportunity to talk about some of Kendo UI’s future plans, including:Kendo UI MobileTheme BuilderAdditional UI WidgetsBinding/ModelsEtc.
FORWARD LOOKINGIntroduce the idea of Kendo UI Mobile. Mention the beta timeline.
FORWARD LOOKINGTheme builder for easy creation of themes
CALLS TO ACTION:Download the Kendo UI betaShare Kendo UI feedback on UserVoice