Grid JSP Tag Overview

The Grid JSP tag is a server-side wrapper for the Kendo UI Grid widget.

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Getting Started

Configuration

Below are listed the steps for you to follow when configuring the Kendo UI Grid for binding to data passed as a model attribute in Spring MVC.

Step 1 Make sure you followed all the steps from the introductory article on Telerik UI for JSP.

Step 2 Create a new action method and pass the Products table to the View.

    @RequestMapping(value = "/local-data", method = RequestMethod.GET)
    public String index(Locale locale, Model model) {
        model.addAttribute("products", product.getList());

        return "web/grid/local-data";
    }

Step 3 Add the Kendo UI taglib mapping to the page.

    <%@taglib prefix="kendo" uri="https://www.telerik.com/kendo-ui/jsp/tags"%>

Step 4 Add a server-bound Grid.

    <kendo:grid name="productGrid" pageable="true">
        <kendo:grid-columns>
            <kendo:grid-column title="Product Name" field="productName" />
            <kendo:grid-column title="Unit Price" field="unitPrice" format="{0:c}" />
            <kendo:grid-column title="Units In Stock" field="unitsInStock" />
        </kendo:grid-columns>
        <kendo:dataSource data="${products}" pageSize="10"/>
        <kendo:grid-pageable input="true" numeric="false" />
    </kendo:grid>

Event Handling

Subscribe to Events

You can subscribe to all events exposed by Kendo UI Grid by the handler name.

<kendo:grid name="productGrid" dataBound="productGrid_dataBound" change="productGrid_change">
    <kendo:dataSource data="${data}" pageSize="10"/>
</kendo:grid>

<script>
function productGrid_dataBound() {
    //Handle the dataBound event
}

function productGrid_change() {
    //Handle the change event
}
</script>

Reference

Existing Instances

You are able to reference an existing Grid instance via the jQuery.data(). Once a reference is established, you are able to use the Grid API to control its behavior.

//Put this after your Kendo Grid tag declaration
<script>
$(function() {
    // Notice that the name attribute of the grid is used to get its client-side instance
    var grid = $("#productGrid").data("kendoGrid");
});
</script>

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