Telerik: Grid-Editor Template

Please see my other Telerik articles. Customizing an input field within a grid In this article I’ll demonstrate how to customize a grid’s input field. Within the grid I have a field: FederalTaxID. A requirement was added to enforce this field’s unique format and provide the user a helpful hint as the enter data. First,…

Telerik: Grid-Dropdown

Please see my other Telerik articles. Using dropdowns within grids In this article I’ll demonstrate how to use a dropdown within a Telerik grid. First, I’ll begin with the View Model used with CRUD operations on the grid. Regarding the first View Model, you’ll notice the UIHint decoration. This attribute instructs the website to use…

Telerik: Grid-Dropdown Column Filter

Please see my other Telerik articles. Providing a dropdown column filter In my Telerik Grid Dropdown article (link), I demonstrated how to use a dropdown within a grid column, allowing users to choose between predefined choices. However, the column’s filter method wasn’t very precise in that since the column only provided a predefined set of…

Telerik: Display Dynamic Instructions

Please see my other Telerik articles. Displaying instructions dynamically to save space In this article I’ll demonstrate how to use Telerik’s Window control to dynamically display instructions in a popup window. Using a dynamically-displayed windows allows the instructions to remain hidden until the user requires them, saving valuable screen real estate. First, I’ll define my…

AJAX: Dropdown Update Table

Please see my other AJAX articles. Using AJAX to update a table from a dropdown In this article I’ll demonstrate using AJAX to update an HTML table based on a dropdown selection. First I’ll define the ViewModel to contain data for this exercise. Next, I’ll define the dropdown to be populated. Now, I’ll populate the…

Telerik: Dropdown with Template

Please see my other Telerik articles. Displaying dropdown choices with special formatting In this article I’ll demonstrate how to create a Telerik dropdown using templates to display data in a tabular format. First, I’ll create a ViewModel to serve as the data layer. Note: Ensure you’ve decorated the CustomerID property with the [Key] attribute or…

Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC

Please see my other Web articles. This page demonstrates some of Telerik’s impressive suite of rich controls designed to empower users, increase productivity and streamline business processes.   Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC Display Dynamic Instructions Dropdown Filter on Multiple Columns Dropdown with Template Grid-Dropdown Column Filter Grid-Display Success/Failure Notification Grid-Dropdown Grid-Editor Template

Design Patterns: S.O.L.I.D. Dependency Inversion Principle

Avoiding Dependencies Between Layers As part of the S.O.L.I.D. design principles, the Dependency Inversion Principle (DIP) provides guidance for ensuring layers within the application avoid unnecessary dependencies from coupling. DIP ensures each layer’s modules remain independent of one another and should depend on abstractions instead of concrete details, increasing usability and flexibility to change. In…

Design Patterns: S.O.L.I.D. Interface Segregation Principle

Providing Focused Behaviors for Classes As part of the S.O.L.I.D. design principles, the Interface Segregation Principle (ISP) supports other S.O.L.I.D. principles in providing classes with focused behavior by ensuring interfaces inherited by classes remain lean and focused on specific behaviors. To illustrate ISP, I’ll use examples from the Single Responsibility Principle (SRP) article. I’ll begin…