Chris Finlayson loves working on a variety of challenging engineering problems across different industries. Chris has an equal amount of experience doing algorithm development, large scale enterprise software architecture/development and database engineering specializing in Microsoft technologies. Chris’s two primary focuses range from technical project management to high level software engineering. Chris has a BS in Computer Science, Summa Cum Laude, from UMass-Amherst. He has worked for various startup companies and consulting firms in public, private and government / military sectors. Outside of work, Chris enjoys a balanced, active lifestyle by spending time with his finest accomplishment: his family. He is very fortunate to have a lovely, caring, supporting wife and together they enjoy raising their two sons. They hike, bike and enjoy being outdoors.

Using the Kendo Grid in an Unorthodox Manner

August 12, 2015 / No Comment

Recently I worked with a business requirement in which I wanted to leverage the Kendo Grid in an unorthodox manner. In particular, I wanted:

the grid on the form with other values,
have a checkbox column along with a ‘check all’ header noting a selected row,
change the grid values based on a form’s dropdown

Each of the […]
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Dynamically Changing Cell Data/Behavior Within a Kendo Grid

June 17, 2015 / No Comment

I was recently on a project that required various dynamic client side behavior of a Kendo grid. There was specific behavior needed when the user entered a cell, and when the value of a cell changed. An equivalent example for demonstration purposes is the following grid.

Assume the grid has the following rules:

specifying behavior upon entering a […]
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