Server Side sort by column value equaling specified value

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  1. Nathan
    Nathan avatar
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    Jul 2015

    Posted 17 Jun Link to this post

    Hello,

     

    I'm trying to implement a kendo grid with server side sorting and filtering. I want to be able to sort using the DataSourceRequest.Sort object by more than just the member type and sort direction.

     

    I essentially want the equivalent of the following IEnumerable OrderBy Method

     

    queryList.OrderBy(x => x.SomeMember == SomeConstantValue)

     

    Is there a way to do this by using the SortDescriptor Object?

     

    Any help would be appreciated

  2. Danail Vasilev
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    Posted 21 Jun Link to this post

    Hello Nathan,

    Generally, the SortDescriptor object has two base getters/setters (i.e., Member and SortDirection) as well as two methods (i.e., serialize and deserialize). You can check that in the code http://screencast.com/t/sY2r2nXV4 as well as in the Kendo UI ASP.NET MVC API - Kendo.Mvc.SortDescriptor

    If you want to implement a custom grid binding I would suggest that you examine this article - http://docs.telerik.com/kendo-ui/aspnet-mvc/helpers/grid/binding/custom-binding . You may also find fully runnable samples of custom ajax/server binding in the Kendo UI ASP.NET MVC offline demos which can be downloaded from your account.

    Regards,
    Danail Vasilev
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