Industry Recognitions and Awards

Visual Studio Magazine Readers Choice - Telerik Awarded 13 Medals; 5 Gold, 6 Silver, 2 Bronze

July 8, 2012
Readers Choice Visual Studio Magazine 2012

Leader in application development, automated testing, agile project management, reporting and content management maintains 5-year winning streak with best set of tools for professional.NET developers

WALTHAM, MA, July 8, 2012 Telerik, an end-to-end provider of software application, lifecycle and content management solutions, today announced it has received a total of thirteen honors (5 Gold, 6 Silver and 2 Bronze) in the 2012 Visual Studio Magazine Readers Choice Awards. Each year readers choose the best third-party tools for professional Microsoft developers.

"The Visual Studio community has always been of great importance to us and the resounding response to our work is nothing short of fantastic," said Chris Sells, vice president, Developer Tools, Telerik. "Thank you for awarding us with 13 honors across our product portfolio. We will continue to deliver to you the best in Visual Studio support now and into the future."

Telerik's suite of productivity tools enables developers to create high-performance and scalable web, mobile and desktop applications for any Microsoft platform and device. Telerik maintains its close collaboration with Microsoft to provide .NET developers with an easy path to productivity with Visual Studio, as well as the ability to build apps on Microsoft's most modern platforms and devices.

Award honors include:


  • Component Suite: Web (ASP.NET, Silverlight) - Telerik RadControls for ASP.NET AJAX
  • Component: Mapping/GIS - Telerik RadMap for Silverlight/WPF
  • Software Testing and Quality Assurance - Telerik Test Studio
  • Mobile Development Tools and Frameworks - Telerik RadControls for Windows Phone
  • Web Design & Development Tools - Kendo UI by Telerik


  • Component: Grid and Spreadsheet - Telerik RadGrid for ASP.NET AJAX
  • Component: Chart, Gauge, Graph and Flow - Telerik RadChart for Silverlight/WPF
  • Performance, Profiling, and Debugging Tools - Telerik JustCode
  • Collaboration, Project Management and Agile Solutions - Telerik TeamPulse
  • Software Testing and Quality Assurance -Telerik JustMock
  • Reporting, Analysis and Visualization - Telerik Reporting


  • Component Suite: Desktop (WinForms, WPF) - Telerik RadControls for WinForms
  • Component: UI, Toolbar, Menu, Ribbon - Telerik RadMenu for ASP.NET AJAX

"Software development is defined by evolution, but Visual Studio Magazine readers remain unswerving in their loyalty to the tried-and-true third-party development tools that make coding in the Microsoft IDE more productive," said Kathleen Richards, executive editor, Visual Studio Magazine. "Congratulations to the 2012 Readers Choice Award winners, and to the software publishers that continue to deliver top-notch third-party tools for application development in Visual Studio."

About Telerik
Telerik empowers its customers to create compelling app experiences across any screen. Our end-to-end platform uniquely combines industry-leading UI tools with cloud services to simplify the entire app development lifecycle. Telerik tools and services can be adopted individually or as a platform and seamlessly integrated with other popular developer solutions. More than 130,000 customers from 40,000 organizations in 94 countries depend on Telerik products, including more than 450 of the Fortune 500®, academic institutions, governments and non-profits. For additional information about Telerik, please visit or follow @telerik on Twitter.


Press Contacts:

Erica Burns
Telerik, Inc.
Tel: 888.365.2779 #154

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