Telerik UI for Windows Phone
With Telerik Windows Phone VSExtensions you can keep your projects in an
up-to-date state. The Latest Version Acquirer tool automatically retrieves
the freshest Telerik UI for Windows Phone distribution, available on the Telerik
website. Running the Upgrade Wizard
as a next step makes the task of latest
Telerik UI for Windows Phone package utilization extremely easy.
Once a day, upon Visual Studio launch, the Telerik Windows Phone VSExtensions queue
the Telerik website for a new version of Telerik UI for Windows Phone. A dialog
gets displayed when a new version is discovered:
If you've disabled the notifications, you can use the Options Dialog
to activate them again.
Clicking the Get Now button starts the Latest Version Acquirer tool,
prompting for your Telerik credentials and the type of license you own in
its first page. If you do not have a
account, you can create one through the Register link.
You can check the additional information about the release by clicking the Release
Notes link. This will start a browser, navigated to a page with the release notes
related to the specific version.
You can use the Save my password checkbox to save
having to enter your Telerik credentials multiple times. The persistance is done
in a secure manner and credentials are saved in a per-user context. This way
other users on the machine that do not have access to your user data from
downloading through your account.
If your subscription has expired, you could either proceed with downloading
a trial distribution or you could renew it and initiate the download again.
Once the download succeeds, the latest version of the Telerik UI for Windows Phone
will be available for use in the
Upgrade Wizard and the
New Project Wizard.
The Latest Version Acquirer tool actually downloads the hotfix zip files,
containing the latest Telerik binaries and any resources vital for the
Telerik Web Application/Web Site project creation. These get unpacked to
the %appdata%\Telerik\Updates folder.
If you find the list of packages offered too long and you don't need the older
versions, you can close Visual Studio and use Windows Explorer to delete