Kendo UI makes use of a wide range of rich UI widgets which are basically HTML5 controls that are based on jQuery. They are supported by all the current browsers. Kendo UI has mainly three categories or types of UI widgets:
- Web widgets:These are widgets that are created for the web. They can be used for touch enabled desktop platforms. The widgets come with full featured grid systems with sorting, paging, filtering, tree view, custom templates, rich text editor as well as many more features.
- DataViz widgets:The DataViz widgets are referred to as data visualization widgets. They are mainly used for the development of mobile and desktop websites. The widgets are mainly useful for representing important data in the form of charts and gauges.
- Mobile widgets:The mobile widgets come with adaptive depicting technology that displays a native feel for Android, iOS and Blackberry mobiles. They offer a range of useful features that consist of controls like scroll view, list view, tab strip, navigation bars and buttons.