Instant Kendo UI Grid [Instant]

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Learn in an Instant - Short, Fast, Focused
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  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results
  • Understand how to allow users to manipulate data
  • Learn how to make large data sets easy to manage and filter
  • Discover how to dress up tables to make them look more appealing

Book Details

Language : English
eBook : 56 pages
Release Date : July 2013
ISBN : 1849699135
ISBN 13 : 9781849699136
Author(s) : James R. Lamar
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Instant, Web Development, Java, Web Development

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Instant Kendo UI Grid
  • Instant Kendo UI Grid
    • See what Kendo UI Grids can do (Simple)
    • How to change your theme (Simple)
    • Using built-in sorting (Simple)
    • Using built-in paging (Simple)
    • Using built-in grouping (Simple)
    • Using conditional JavaScript (Simple)
    • Customizing and formatting column data (Simple)
    • Filtering column data (Simple)
    • Working with aggregates (Intermediate)
    • Getting a handle on toolbar templates (Intermediate)
    • Customizing grid rows (Intermediate)
    • Creating a grid within a grid (Advanced)
    • Working with remote data (Advanced)
    • Batch editing (Advanced)
    • Inline editing (Advanced)
    • Working with user events (Advanced)
    • Advanced API example (Advanced)

James R. Lamar

James Lamar began work in design over 15 years ago and transitioned into web development in 2007. He is a self-taught programmer with experience in ColdFusion, PHP, and ASP.NET. He has worked in all aspects of software development for companies like FedEx, Yusen/NYK Logistics, and the U.S. Navy Recruiting Command. He also acts as owner and Chief Software Engineer of Nautilus Technology Solutions Inc.

James has always considered himself a novice, but thrives on learning as much as he can about engineering software that is elegant and intuitive.

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What you will learn from this book

  • Customize and format columns and data
  • Learn to group data
  • Give CRUD operation control to the user
  • Work with aggregates
  • Connect to remote data sources
  • Create several types of editors for the grid
  • Interact with user events
  • Explore the Kendo UI API

In Detail

Kendo grids are the perfect fit if you need a powerful set of tools to let users manipulate data, or even if you just want a great way to dress up existing tables.

Instant Kendo UI Grid is a practical, hands-on guide that will provide dozens of working examples and also serve as a reference for customizing your grids in no time. It will teach you to create detailed and beautiful grids. This book takes you through the many options and variations of using Kendo UI grids. The readers will end up being comfortable implementing grids in any relevant situation.

You will learn about how to develop elaborate grids to handle any CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete) operation in a way that is easily maintained and even easier to develop. Styling is a breeze with Kendo UI themes, which also happens to include a theme to match the ever popular Twitter Bootstrap.

Instant Kendo UI Grid is your go-to reference for creating amazingly beautiful and highly functional grids for tabular data.


Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. This is a Packt Instant How-to guide, which provides concise and clear recipes for working with tabular data with Kendo Grids.

Who this book is for

This book is for anyone with some basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript experience. Intermediate and advanced users will find several helpful examples as well. Whether you are predominantly a designer or a developer, this book will work for you.

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