Implementing a Dojo dataGrid in IBM WebSphere Portal applications

IBM WebSphere Portal now includes the powerful Dojo framework that can add significant Web 2.0 capabilities to your portal. In this article, we explore in detail the dataGrid feature, encountering additional Dojo features along the way. The dataGrid component implements a feature-rich, scroll-able, sortable table that gives your applications a beautiful look while saving you a tremendous amount of development time.

Mark Polly (mark.polly@perficient.com), Senior Solution Architect, Perficient

Mark Polly works in Perficient's Portal and Collaboration practice as a Senior Solutions Architect. For the past six years he has worked with a variety of customers implementing IBM WebSphere Portal projects. You can reach him at mark.polly@perficient.com or view Perficient's Portal Solutions Blog at http://blogs.perficient.com/portals/.



13 April 2011

IBM WebSphere® Portal now includes the powerful Dojo framework that can add significant Web 2.0 capabilities to your portal. In this article, we explore in detail the dataGrid feature, encountering additional Dojo features along the way. The dataGrid component implements a feature-rich, scroll-able, sortable table that gives your applications a beautiful look while saving you a tremendous amount of development time.

In this white paper

  • Introduction
  • Defining the dataGrid
  • Using ItemFileWriteStore
  • Instantiating Dojo components
  • Loading and reloading the dataGrid
  • Formatting columns
  • Altering the dataGrid's style
  • Using the Standby widget to provide visual feedback
  • Conclusion
  • Resources
  • About the authors

Downloads

DescriptionNameSize
White paper in PDF formatDojoDataGridWebspherePortalApplicationsFINAL.pdf415 KB
Sample code in WAR formatDojoDataGrid.war102 KB
Sample code in ZIP formatDojoDataGrid.zip19 KB

Resources

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