Getting Started

This article will guide you through the basics of Telerik UI for MAUI and how to start using the product.

Getting Started with .NET MAUI

Information about what are the exact steps to get started with Microsoft .NET MAUI and what are the system requrements are desricbed inside the Microsoft .NET MAUI Documentation page

Getting Started with Telerik .NET MAUI

Once you have .NET MAUI configured on your machine, then follow the steps needed to set up the Telerik UI for .NET MAUI.

Run maui-check. It is required for using Telerik UI for MAUI controls and build and run the DemoApp.

Telerik .NET MAUI Preview controls are available for Android, iOS and WinUI.

Download product files from Telerik UI for MAUI product page

1. Log into your Telerik Account.

2. Go to Telerik UI for MAUI product page

3. Click Download Telerik UI for MAUI button:

Telerik UI for .NET MAUI

4. The download starts automatically

Telerik UI for .NET MAUI

Download product files from your Telerik Account

1. Log into your Telerik Account.

2. Click on the Downloads tab:

Telerik UI for .NET MAUI

3. Search maui and Select Telerik UI for MAUI product title:

Telerik UI for .NET MAUI

4. The next page allows you to download the Automatic Installations .msi file, .pkg file and Telerik .NET MAUI NuGet Package:

Telerik UI for .NET MAUI

Installation for Windows

  • Telerik_UI_for_Maui_[version]_Preview.msi - runnable msi file used for automatic installation (for use on PC). Run the MSI file and follow the instructions. On a 32bit machine the wizard will install the UI for MAUI component in the following folder unless you specify otherwise: C:\Program Files\Progress\ or C:\Program Files (x86)\Progress\ for a 64bit machine.

The installation folder has the following subdirectories:

Telerik UI for MAUI Installation Folder

  • Binaries - Contains the needed dlls for Android and iOS
  • DemoApp - Demo App with Telerik UI for .NET MAUI controls
  • LicenseAgreements - provides the product EULA.
  • Packages - Telerik_UI_for_Maui_[version]_Preview.nupkg file

Installation for macOS

  • Telerik_UI_for_Maui_[version]_Preview.pkg - runnable pkg file used for automatic installation (for use on Mac).

The installation folder has the following subdirectories:

Telerik UI for MAUI Installation Folder

  • Binaries - Contains the needed dlls for Android and iOS
  • DemoApp - Demo App with Telerik UI for .NET MAUI controls
  • LicenseAgreements - provides the product EULA.
  • Packages - Telerik_UI_for_Maui_[version]_Preview.nupkg file

NuGet Package

  • Telerik_UI_for_Maui_[version]_Preview.nupkg file for Windows and macOS users.

The Telerik UI for MAUI Nuget Package is availabe in the Telerik NuGet Server.

Telerik UI for MAUI Installation Folder

Register the needed handlers and renderers

In order to visualize the Telerik UI for MAUI controls you have to register the needed renderers Register the Telerik controls through Telerik.Maui.Controls.Compatibility.UseTelerik extension method called inside the Configure method of the Startup.cs file of your project.

  1. Add the needed usings inside the Startup.cs file:
using Telerik.Maui.Controls.Compatibility;
  1. Call UseTelerik() method inside the Startup.cs file:

public class Startup : IStartup
{
    public void Configure(IAppHostBuilder appBuilder)
    {
        appBuilder
            .UseFormsCompatibility()
            .ConfigureFonts(fonts => {
                fonts.AddFont("ionicons.ttf", "IonIcons");
            })
            .UseTelerik()
            .UseMauiApp<App>();            
    }
}

Demo App

Telerik UI for MAUI.Preview version comes with a sample app, which demonstrates the Telerik Preview controls for Microsoft .NET MAUI. For more details visit our Demo App article.

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