In anticipation of the upcoming Mix'07 conference in Las Vegas, Telerik has decided to reveal to the world some early previews of the new RadControls for Silverlight. Telerik has been quietly working on
WPF/e Silverlight controls since the very first bits were released from Microsoft and today's demos represent the early results of that work.
One of the challenges developers face when working with Silverlight is that no concept of "controls" exists in the current framework. Even the most basic UI components must be hand crafted to use Silverlight in its current state. To solve that problem and make developers lives easier, Telerik has developed a component framework for Silverlight and delivered several "building block" controls (and a couple "composite" controls):