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Access v18.1 of DevExpress ASP.NET Web Controls Today - v18.1 CTP Available

The official v18.1 release of the DevExpress ASP.NET tools is only weeks away. And our developers will continue to work hard until we reach the 'code freeze' date. However, they want to get your feedback on features and controls that they've developed so far.

Today, we're making available a special v18.1 CTP (community technology preview) that includes new controls and features. This release includes all the DevExpress ASP.NET line of controls for ASP.NET WebForms, MVC, Bootstrap WebForms, and Bootstrap Core.

However, it does not include all of the features and controls that will be part of the official v18.1 release. Hey, we have until code freeze date to finish those features.

Note: This is pre-release software, so please, consider yourself warned.

What's Included

There's a ton of new features and some new controls too. Each item below is either linked to an online demo or a corresponding support ticket that describes the feature.

Here's what's included in this v18.1 CTP:

DevExpress ASP.NET WebForms and MVC

Let's start with the classic ASP.NET WebForms and MVC controls:


The DevExpress ASP.NET RichEdit control for ASP.NET WebForms and MVC is getting these excellent new features:


The DevExpress ASP.NET Spreadsheet control for ASP.NET WebForms and MVC is adding:

ListBox, ComboBox, TokenBox



DevExpress ASP.NET Bootstrap for ASP.NET Core

The DevExpress Bootstrap ASP.NET Core GridView controls gets the following enhancements:

We're also adding these new controls and a new way to work with our client-side API:

DevExpress Bootstrap ASP.NET WebForms

The DevExpress ASP.NET Bootstrap controls for ASP.NET WebForms is enhancing the three controls and adding a new one:




New control


Download the v18.1 CTP here: v18.1 DevExpress ASP.NET CTP - Installer

Please note that the v18.1 CTP installer can only be installed in trial mode. This CTP will not be necessary (or available) after the official release.

The DevExpress ASP.NET Bootstrap controls for ASP.NET Core are only available via NuGet packages and you can download those here: NuGet - v18.1 DevExpress ASP.NET Core CTP

Try the latest DevExpress ASP.NET v18.1 CTP and please give us your feedback, thanks!


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Published Mar 28 2018, 10:30 AM by
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Mohamed Al Zayani

all DevExpress controls are included.

March 31, 2018 8:25 AM

Vladimir (DevExpress Support)

Only mentioned features are included in this CTP release. While you can add other components on a page, they are not expected to be used in CTP evaluation and you can face some issues.

April 4, 2018 4:17 AM

Matt Pantana

Does this include the Dashboard controls for MVC?

April 6, 2018 2:45 PM

Hugh Seet

When is the official 18.1 release date?

April 7, 2018 5:14 AM

Mehul Harry (DevExpress)

Hugh, we do not publish a date as feedback from the beta helps us to address issues before the final release.

Please keep an eye on our newsletters, blogs, etc. for info on the upcoming v18.1 release.

April 9, 2018 12:21 AM

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