Market Overview

Telerik Customers Ready for Windows 8


Consumer and Business-based Apps Geared up for Windows Store Thanks to Telerik's UI Controls for Windows 8.

Waltham, MA (PRWEB) October 26, 2012

Telerik, an end-to-end provider of software application, lifecycle and content management solutions, today announced that several of its customers already have Windows 8 apps, designed using Telerik's UI Controls for Windows 8, live and in use within the Windows Store.

“It was extremely important to deliver Windows 8 capabilities as early as possible, because we knew our customers would be clamoring to get their apps ready prior to the Windows 8 release,” said Chris Sells, vice president, Tools Division, Telerik. “Because of our focus, we were able to help many customers go live earlier than expected. Our tools have been leveraged by individual developers as well as enterprises creating a variety of business and consumer apps that we're sure will be very popular. Congratulations to our forward-thinking customers who got in early.”

A sampling of apps currently available and/or in process includes:

The SuperEnalotto Tool which helps users select lucky numbers in Italy's most wide-spread lottery. It tracks draw results and performs real-time statistical analysis, offering the ability to search and filter draw numbers and visualize the distribution of drawn numbers over time.

Jack of Tools is the “Swiss army knife” of apps and contains features such as an LED flashlight, compass, geographic camera, virtual level, geo-location, altitude, speed and heading (including average and maximum speed markers), base distance and a sound meter.

Find Amber provides up-to-the minute alerts when a new Amber Alert is issued in the user's area.

Long-time developer Chris Houdeshell developed three apps: a charts and data table for a leading weather website; a parcel app for sharing across popular platforms; and an API testing tool

Methylium created a hotel reservation app for one of the world's most popular hospitality sites.

As the first and only vendor to offer a rich toolset for both XAML and HTML, Telerik is breaking new ground in the Windows 8 marketplace. With the UI Controls for Windows 8, Telerik enables the rapid building of native Windows store-ready apps for both the enterprise and consumer markets. The suite is the number one toolset for building native Windows 8 touch-centric apps and offers the industry's best support and the rich capabilities for enterprise development. It makes developers more productive, helping them save money and speeding their app time to market.

For more information on Telerik's UI Controls for Windows 8, click here. To read more Telerik success stories go here.

About Telerik Telerik is a market-leading provider of end-to-end solutions for application development, automated testing, agile project management, reporting, and content management across all major Microsoft development platforms. Telerik's award-winning software development products enable enterprises and organizations of every size to generate tangible productivity gains, reduce time-to-market, and stay on time and under budget. With tens of thousands of users in more than 90 countries around the world, Telerik's customers include numerous Fortune 2000 companies, academic institutions, governments, and non-profit organizations. For additional information about Telerik, please visit or follow @telerik on Twitter.


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Erica Burns
Telerik, Inc.
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