Chris Finlayson

Senior Software Architect


Senior software architect, leader, and developer with 20+ years experience in the private and public (primarily military) sector. In the public sector, Chris was the technical team lead and architect for a $20M+ large scale cross-functional enterprise system that spanned multiple military and government agencies. In the private sector, he maintains a role as a technical lead and primary developer for custom web-based solutions across diverse industries such as Manufacturing, Mining, Life Insurance, and Tourism/Resort management.

Chris was a Commonwealth Scholar (full academic merit scholarship) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he received his BS, Summa Cum Laude in Computer Science.

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Chris's Blog Posts

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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