Waltham, MA, November 04, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Telerik, a pioneer in Silverlight UI components, released three of its Silverlight controls, Book, Gauge and TileView, for free. The Free Controls feature the same full functionality as their commercial counterparts and are absolutely customizable to fit in applications not built with the Telerik RadControls for Silverlight.
The first component of the free pack, the Telerik Book, allows users to flip the Book’s pages as if they were browsing a real book. The control offers option for hard covers, smooth flip animations for better user experience and support for UI virtualization.
The Telerik Gauge for Silverlight offers rich assortment of circular, linear and numeric gauge types and rich customization capabilities that provide developers in need of graphical indicators with the freedom to build the exact dynamic data visualization tool that they need.
The free Silverlight TileView allows users to interactively browse through the different panes containing rich information by expanding, collapsing or rearranging panes. The control provides animations out of the box, drag-and-drop rearrangement of its tiles, as well as full control over the different tile states.
The Free Controls for Silverlight are natively built on top of Silverlight 4. They fully support Expression Blend, Visual Studio 2010 and SharePoint 2010 and come with their default built-in Office Black theme.