If you haven't heard, Odata
is a Web protocol that exposes your data to the Web, allowing consumers to make
queries through a set of URI parameters. RadGrid, Telerik's ASP.NET AJAX Grid control features a
rich client-side API that enables you to easily bind to OData services and have all the paging, sorting
and filtering done without ever posting the page to the server. That is all fine
if your data is flat. Binding to hierarchical data, however, is another story. RadGrid
officially supports hierarchical databinding on the server only. But let's go unofficial for a while.
In this blog post we'll demonstrate an approach for detail table databinding...