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Outlook Style ASP.NET Web UI

At DevExpress, we always get inspired when we see an app with a clean and beautiful user interface, so do our customers. And as a company, it is our job to help you deliver such beautiful apps with our controls.


Sometimes it is a simple matter of selecting an already built-in theme. We have a lot of them for you to choose from, ASP.NET Themes. Other times, it is a matter of changing a property of the control, to make it look and/or behave differently. For example, you can switch between the standard Office 13 Desktop Ribbon to a minimalistic and touch friendly Office for iPad style Ribbon, just by setting a few properties.


After a theme is applied, and after a control is configured to behave a certain way, further customizations could be done by simply tweaking the CSS here or there. Inspired by outlook.com and onedrive.com, we wanted to show you how easy it is to make such customizations:

 

 

 


 

Full source for this demo is available here or you can simply browse the demo online.


 

Cheers,

Azret

Published May 21 2014, 10:20 AM by
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mayer schmukler

nice.  how about winforms

May 21, 2014 11:54 AM

Azret Botash (DevExpress)

hi mayer,

Thanks. Yes it is nice :). For WinForms we are doing a similar demo for you. It looks really really nice. Cheers.

May 21, 2014 1:34 PM

Salim Fayad

Very nice. One question, did you use ASP.NET AJAX (ScriptManager), or did you use javascript controls?

Also, did you publish the source code?

June 16, 2014 2:17 AM

Azret Botash (DevExpress)

Salim, full source is now available:

www.devexpress.com/.../T115781

Please take a look at how client side events of the ASPxNavBar and ASPxGridView are used to achieve navigation.

June 16, 2014 10:15 AM
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