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The tutorial on how to build the Team Efficiency Dashboard application by using Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC is contributed by Developer Advocate Ed Charbeneau.


Welcome to the Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC quick start guide. In this guided tutorial you will learn how to install, configure, and utilize Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC to build a rich single-page dashboard application that works beautifully on any device.

What You're Building

This guide will walk you through building Team Efficiency Dashboard, a single page app that does the following things:

  • Connects rich chart visualizations and grids to an SQL data source.
  • Provides an interactive master/detail dashboard with filtering, sorting and exporting.
  • Looks great on any device size including: mobile, tablet and desktop.

If you follow along until the end, here is what the finished app will look like.

UI for ASP.NET MVC Dashboard

And here is what the app will look like on mobile.

UI for ASP.NET MVC Mobile Dashboard

Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC vs Kendo UI Widgets

From client-side point of view, the vanilla HTML/JavaScript Kendo UI widgets and the rendered Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC represent the same thing and provide the same capabilities. However, the Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC wrappers provide additional capabilities for use with ASP.NET MVC and tooling for VisualStudio. Refer to the documentation for a complete feature comparison.

Important Resources

Next Steps

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