MVVM + Kendo UI

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  1. Chakravarthy
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    Jan 2012

    Posted 09 May 2012 Link to this post

    Hi All,

    Has anyone experienced the Kendo UI from MVVM pattern? I would like to see the pitfalls in this decision. So that I would be ready for the unexpected.

    Thanks for reading
  2. Steve
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    Dec 2008

    Posted 09 May 2012 Link to this post

    I've been pleasantly surprised so far actually and have converted from KO

    1. No syntax sugar for like "foreach: " in the markup, you need to use templates\nested templates
    2. No equivalent of $root or $parent in this release...the latest internal implements parent(), but it's not fully working it appears.
    3. No Css binding without a workaround


    1. Everything in the model is an observable by default (so no need for a "mapping" plugin)
    2. Nicer api to work with (IMO)
    3. Seems to render faster
    4. Support, Support, Support.  You have a problem or "how do I" with KO, you have to just hope someone answers you.
  3. Long
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    Feb 2012

    Posted 28 Jul 2012 Link to this post

    Yes it's awesome, you can check this out for a quick overview on why it rocks!
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