The kanban control is used for visualizing and managing the workflow of any process, like the software development process, in an effective way. Its rich feature set includes workflows customization, smooth animations while interacting, and WIP limit indication.
Kanban provides visual representation for the task or process management system.
Kanban supports built-in animations for user interactions like drag-and-drop.
Kanban will categorize the process automatically for the given data source.
Users can limit the number of work-in-progress statuses for every process, which improves efficiency.
Kanban has built-in error bars that are useful for identifying the bottlenecks of a process.
Users can define a custom workflow for each process, which specifies the valid transition of every process.
Swim lanes are horizontal categorization that allow you to categorize your current workflow by different projects, teams, users, or whatever the user needs.
Cards can be moved in the same or to other columns, using the drag-and-drop action.
Columns can be collapsed or expanded interactively.
Kanban provides customization APIs for almost all the UI elements.
The column headers can be customized with templates and properties.
Kanban provides high level APIs as well as templating support for cards.
Users can customize the appearance of the placeholders that are displayed while dragging.
Behaviors and UI can be customized dynamically during interactions like tapping or dragging the cards.
Several built-in skins are available including Blend, Metro, Office themes, and Visual Studio.