Radzen Roadmap

We are currently working on a few major new additions:

  • FTP deployment (that would allow developers to deploy to a provider that has support for FTP such as Azure) - shipped.
  • Scheduler component. shipped
  • More sophisticated design time support - ability to fine-tune the design of a page (set component sizes, alignment, CSS style etc). shipped
  • Layouts - ability to specify common sections of an application (similar to ASP.NET MVC layouts and ASP.NET Master pages). planned for Q1 2018
  • Design-time of child components - ability to drag and drop components in another component - grid column template, tabstrip etc. shipped

What do you think? What would you like to see next in Radzen?

Maybe it’s not a priority in the development of RAD tool (ui for datasource), while in a more complex context (n-tier) with a web frontend, mobile app and OData as service layer would be nice if you could use 3rd party library.
As example in my mobile app I’m using Syncfusion for Xamarin.Forms and use their version for Angular in web frontend, could simplify the interop.
What do you think?

Atanas
Thanks for the roadmap. Just a suggestion for layouts. Consider a Group Layout control which is a container for child controls. The group can be configured to render children responsively in either columns or rows. Group controls can be nested so any layout can be achieved with ease.
For example:

RowsLayout

ColumnsLayout

RowsLayout:column1

Field1
Field2

RowsLayout:column2

Field3
Field4

RowsLayout:column3

Field5
Field6

RowsLayout:ComandBar

ColumnsLayout

SubmitButton
CancelButton

Renders a page with threee columns of fields and a row of buttons in the footer.

- column1 - - column2 - - column3 -
– Field1 — – Field3 — — Field5 –
– Field2 — – Field4 — — Field6 –
---------------------- -----------------------
------ Submit ----- ----- Cance -------

The simplicity of this one group control is something that made the designtime experience of LightSwitch very intuitive yet powerful.
Keep up the great work.