Month: January 2010

Using liteGrid with ASP.NET MVC, Part 2 – The LiteGridUpdater

Part 1 – The LiteGridJsonResult In the last post, I showed how we use a custom JsonResult to send data to liteGrid.  Displaying data is great and all, but liteGrid supports client-side editing as well.  With the BatchSaveModule, liteGrid will batch up all the client-side changes and send them to the server in one big…

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Welcome to BlogEngine.NET 1.6.0

If you see this post it means that BlogEngine.NET 1.6.0 is running and the hard part of creating your own blog is done. There is only a few things left to do. Write Permissions To be able to log in to the blog and writing posts, you need to enable write permissions on the App_Data…

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Using liteGrid with ASP.NET, Part 1 – The LiteGridJsonResult

When I first started building liteGrid, one of my design goals was to build a grid library that worked easily with ASP.NET MVC.   I’m not sure I’ve delivered on that goal, at least not externally.  Internally, we’ve built quite a lot of MVC plumbing that makes working with liteGrid easier.  We have custom JSON result…

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Work-around for jQuery UI Draggable refresh limitation

The jQuery UI draggable plug-in is used within liteGrid by the DraggableRowsModule.  It enables users to rearrange the order of rows as well as to place rows into a hierarchy (if the TreeGridModule is installed).  Recently a request came through to make liteGrid scroll when you are dragging rows.  This becomes very important in large…

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Recent liteGrid changes

Despite the lack of noise on the topic, liteGrid has received a host of updates recently thanks almost entirely to the efforts of James "poprhythm" Kolpack.  I’ve updated the online demo of liteGrid so you can play with some of the recent changes, which include validation support, checkbox columns, and a slew of other minor…

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The New Year – 2010 Edition

Wow, it’s actually been (a little over) a year since I posted my goals for 2009.  Going back and re-reading those goals, I’m a little surprised at my goals, and saddened that I made so little progress. I thought it might be a healthy exercise to look at how I did in meeting each of…

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