devexpressGetting started with devexpress


This section provides an overview of what devexpress is, and why a developer might want to use it.

It should also mention any large subjects within devexpress, and link out to the related topics. Since the Documentation for devexpress is new, you may need to create initial versions of those related topics.

Downloading and installing the DevExpress .NET Products

To install DevExpress .NET products on your development machine, it is first necessary to obtain the DevExpress .NET Products Installer.
You can download it from the website in one of the following ways, based on the status of your current account.

The DevExpress .NET Products Installer installs .NET assemblies, which contain the DevExpress visual controls and components, and integrates them into your Visual Studio IDE. In addition, this tool installs demo applications that illustrate the functionality provided by DevExpress .NET products.

enter image description here You can run the installer in one of two modes.

  • GUI Install Mode
    This is the graphical user interface (GUI) mode, in which you can go through the steps of the installation wizard and manually specify all install settings visually.

  • Silent Install Mode
    This is the silent installation mode, which allows you to run the installer from a command line as a console application and specify all necessary parameters.