Check for duplicate items in Kendo UI ListView before adding the item from Kendo UI AutoComplete

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In one of the projects I’m working on, I had a requirement to do the following tasks:

  1. Show a list of items in Kendo UI AutoComplete. It will fetch JSON data from the ASP.NET MVC Action.
  2. Add selected item(s) from Kendo UI AutoComplete to the Kendo UI ListView, while checking if the item already existed in the list. If it does not exist, add the item calling ASP.NET MVC Action or else take no action.
  3. Refresh the data source of Kendo UI ListView locally.

In this post I will show you how to complete the above tasks. First, let us have a look at the ASP.NET MVC Action which returns data in the JSON format as shown below:

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Completed one Year at Telerik

I am happy to share with each one of you that I have completed 1 year working for esteem organization Telerik

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I joined Telerik on 2nd July 2012 as their second employee in India. Journey from Developer to Evangelist has been exciting so far. As part of my job responsibility I focused on Mobile and Device technologies along with our Automated Testing tool Test Studio. I mainly focus on evangelizing following products,

  • Dev Tools for WPF , Windows 8 , Windows Phone
  • Icenium
  • Kendo UI
  • Test Studio

I must say I am in love of my job and you can read my blog on Telerik products here and can reach me at Dhananjay.kumar@telerik.com

My organization gave me ample opportunity to help community. Along with my job as part of my community engagement in last 1 year (1st July 2012 to 30th June 2013) I contributed 102 blog posts and spoke /organized in 23 events all across India.

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I am excited for future. I thank each one of your for your support. Committed to help you through blog posts and speaking.

First look of Telerik India office

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Telerik  is a recognized name in the space of developer tools. We make controls that deliver popping user experience and tools to make a normal developer a Ninja!

Once we wondered – where do we find the most Developer Ninja’s in the world? The answer didn’t really require us to be enlightened. So, Telerik India came into being!

I am here with some snaps of Telerik India office. Our office is on Sohna Road, Gurgaon. It is on the 5th floor of Shopper Stop building.

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On behalf of Telerik India, I invite you to visit our office and have a technological chit chat over coffee. Trust me our coffee machine‘s coffee is worth trying once

Working with KendoUI Mobile Switch in Four steps

In this post we will learn how to work with KendoUI Mobile ActionSheet in four steps. You can learn more about this here

Switch is in action as following

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Let us follow below steps to work with switch.

Step 1

Add all the required references to work with Kendo UI on your page .Make sure you are adding references in Head section of the page


<head>
 <title>
 Working with Switch
 </title>
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.common.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.default.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.mobile.all.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.7.1.min.js"></script>
 <!-- Kendo UI Scripts -->
 <script src="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/js/kendo.all.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
 <script src="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/js/kendo.mobile.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

</head>

Step 2

Next we need to create a main view on the page and initialize the page to be used as page of mobile application. For this just above closing body tag add following script

<script>
var app = new kendo.mobile.Application($(document.body), {
initial: "mainview"
});
</script>
</body>

You will notice that we have set initial view property. So let us go ahead and create a view with the id mainview

<div data-role="view" id="mainview" >

</div>

By this step we have added all the required references and created the main view to put Switch inside that.

Step 3

Now we can put a Mobile Switch as following


<div data-role="view" id="mainview" >
<input type="checkbox" data-role="switch" />
</div>

Only you need to provide value of data-role attribute as switch of checkbox element. Suppose we want to check this on click event of a button. For that let us put a button in the maindiv . On click of button we will check whether switch is on or off.

After adding button div will be as following


<div data-role="view" id="mainview" >
<input type="checkbox" data-role="switch" id="onoffswitch" />
 <a data-role="button" data-click="checkSwitchState">Check Switch State</a>
</div>

And on click of button function checkSwitchState is being called. See the data-role property of button. Now let us write checkSwitchState function.


<script>
 function checkSwitchState() {
 var switch1 = $("#onoffswitch").data("kendoMobileSwitch");
 var checked = switch1.check();
 alert(checked);
}
</script>

You can Toggle the button as following,


<script>
 function checkSwitchState() {
 var switch1 = $("#onoffswitch").data("kendoMobileSwitch");

 switch1.toggle();

}
</script>

Now let us stop for a moment and run the page to see how it works

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On click event of the button, switch will be toggled and we will get alert on the state of the switch.

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And on clicking Ok switch will be toggled.

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Below you can find full source code of above discussions.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
 <title>
 Sharing on Social Media
 </title>
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.common.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.default.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.mobile.all.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.7.1.min.js"></script>
 <!-- Kendo UI Scripts -->
 <script src="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/js/kendo.all.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
 <script src="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/js/kendo.mobile.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

</head>
<script>
 function checkSwitchState() {
 var switch1 = $("#onoffswitch").data("kendoMobileSwitch");
 var checked = switch1.check();
 alert(checked);
 switch1.toggle();
 }
</script>

<body>
<div data-role="view" id="mainview" >
<input type="checkbox" data-role="switch" id="onoffswitch" />
 <a data-role="button" data-click="checkSwitchState">Check Switch State</a>
</div>
<script>
 var app = new kendo.mobile.Application($(document.body), {
 initial: "mainview"
 });
</script>
</body>
</html>

Step 4

Sometime you may want to fire an event when user is changing state of the switch. You can do that as following


$("#onoffswitch").data("kendoMobileSwitch").bind("change", function (e) {
 console.log(e.checked); // true or false
 alert(e.checked);
 });

In this way we can work with Switch in KendoUI Mobile in four steps. I hope you find this post useful. Any comment is welcome.

Working with KendoUI Mobile ActionSheet in Four steps

In this post we will learn how to work with KendoUI Mobile ActionSheet in four steps. You can learn more about this here

ActionSheet in action as below,

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Let us start creating it by following below steps.

Step 1

Add all the required references to work with Kendo UI on your page .Make sure you are adding references in Head section of the page


<head>
 <title>
 Sharing on Social Media
 </title>
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.common.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.default.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.mobile.all.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.7.1.min.js"></script>
 <!-- Kendo UI Scripts -->
 <script src="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/js/kendo.all.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
 <script src="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/js/kendo.mobile.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

</head>

Step 2

Next we need to create a main view on the page and initialize the page to be used as page of mobile application. For this just above closing body tag add following script


<script>
 var app = new kendo.mobile.Application($(document.body), {
 initial: "mainview"
 });
</script>
</body>

You will notice that we have set initial view property. So let us go ahead and create a view with the id mainview


<div data-role="view" id="mainview" >

</div>

By this step we have added all the required references and created the main view to put Action Sheet inside that.

Step 3

Now we will add a button. On touch of this event ActionSheet will be open. Let us add button inside the view as following


<div data-role="view" id="mainview" >
 <a data-role="button" data-rel="actionsheet" href="#shareonSocialMediaActionSheet
">Share on Social Media</a>

</div>

If you notice in button attributes we are setting

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Step 4

Now we need to add actionsheet on the page. ActionSheet can be created by setting data-role property of <ul> as actionsheet . To create actionsheet there must be at-least one <li> inside <ul>. shareOnsocialmedia actionsheet can be created as following


<ul data-role="actionsheet" id="shareonSocialMediaActionSheet">
 <li><a data-action="functionToShareOnFacebook">Facebook</a></li>
 <li><a data-action="functionToShareOnTwitter">Twitter</a></li>
 <li><a data-action="functionToShareOnLinkedin">Linkedin</a></li>
 <li><a data-action="functionToShareOnFlickr">Flickr</a></li>
</ul>

Some points about above code is as following

  • There are links <a> inside <li>. data-action attribute of <a> is set to JavaScript function we want call on the tap of the item in actionsheet
  • After execution of the function set in data-action control will returned to calling DOM element.
  • By default a cancel item will get added to the ActionSheet.

Running Application

Let us go ahead and run the application to see ActionSheet in the action.

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On touch of this button ActionSheet will open as following

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You can see that Cancel item has been added by the framework itself. On tap of cancel control will return to calling DOM element.

Below you can find full source code of above discussion


<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
 <title>
 Sharing on Social Media
 </title>
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.common.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.default.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.mobile.all.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.7.1.min.js"></script>
 <!-- Kendo UI Scripts -->
 <script src="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/js/kendo.all.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
 <script src="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/js/kendo.mobile.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

 <script>
 function functionToShareOnFacebook(e) {

 console.log("share on FB");
 }

function functionToShareOnTwitter(e) {
 console.log("share on Twitter");
 }
 function functionToShareOnLinkedin(e) {
 console.log("share on Linkedin");
 }

function functionToShareOnFlickr(e) {
 console.log("share on Flickr");
 }

 </script>

</head>

<body>

<div data-role="view" id="mainview" >
 <a data-role="button" data-rel="actionsheet" href="#shareonSocialMediaActionSheet">Share on Social Media</a>
<ul data-role="actionsheet" id="shareonSocialMediaActionSheet" cancel="hello" >
 <li><a data-action="functionToShareOnFacebook">Facebook</a></li>
 <li><a data-action="functionToShareOnTwitter">Twitter</a></li>
 <li><a data-action="functionToShareOnLinkedin">Linkedin</a></li>
 <li><a data-action="functionToShareOnFlickr">Flickr</a></li>
</ul>
</div>
<script>
 var app = new kendo.mobile.Application($(document.body), {
 initial: "mainview"
 });
</script>
</body>
</html>

In this way you can work with KendoUI Mobile ActionSheet in four steps. I hope you find this post useful. Thanks for reading.

Joined Telerik India as Customer Advocate

Before I start this post a special thanks to Julie Lerman and Chris Eargle , for all their support in chasing my aspiration of Telerik.

I am excited to share with you that I have joined Telerik India as Customer Advocate. I will be working from Delhi/NCR region. And I will be reporting to Abhishek Kant (Country Manager, Telerik India).  I thank Abhishek Kant , John Bristowe and Stephen Forte for their confidence in me for this job.

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As Customer Advocate I will be working very closely with Developers and Customers using Telerik products. I will take developers input on products and convey that to development team to make products better and more useful.

For illustration some of my work will be as following,

  • I will work with customers closely to understand their development eco system and help them solving their problems.
  • I will create awareness in Developer community about Telerik Products by creating demos, samples etc
  • I will be authoring whitepapers, blogs, articles etc.
  • I will be conducting trainings, sessions etc. on Telerik products.
  • I will convey information about any new or existing Telerik Product to bloggers, Tech Writers and Community leaders.

In nutshell, I will be responsible for educating developers, customers about Telerik products and helping development team to understand more about developer community and market trend on the products.

I am very happy and excited for this role since I have been aspired for this type of work from very beginning of my career. I cannot imagine this progress in my career without help of many people, who have been helping me as mentor and friend. I would take this opportunity to  thank following people for their consistent help and motivation [In no particular order ]

Finally I am very excited to work closely with customers, community and developers.

Feel free to reach me at

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Keep reading my blog and wish me good luck for my new journey.

Creating Netflix Movie Explorer Application using KendoUI and OData:Part 1


Objective

In this post series we are going to make Netflix Movie Explorer App. We will use Kendo UI OData feed of Netflix to create application. Final application (after this post) will look like as following,

And on tapping of a movie, we will be navigated to

In order to create this application we will explore following in this post

  • Working with KendoUI Mobile ListView
  • Working with KendoUI Mobile View
  • Working with kendoUI Mobile View Layout
  • Working with Navigation between views
  • Working with creating datasource and OData.

To start with we need to add following reference on HTML page

After adding all the required references let us try to create a Mobile View. A Mobile view contains single HTML page with multiple mobile views on that. For example you can have LoginView, ShowDataView ,AboutView . All mobile views are a div element with data-role property set to view. A View can be created as following,

You can set default view of the application in Application Startup. Let us set default view of the application as LoginView. That can be set as following,

Additionally we can set layout of the mobile application as well. There are two ways we can set the layout. Either we can set on the application level or we can set on particular view level. Let us set layout on application level. This can be set as following,

We have set the layout of the application. Now we need to create application layout we set. A Layout can be created as following,

  • Create a <div> element.
  • Set data-role property as “layout”

Hence layout can be created as following,

A Layout can have a Header and Footer. We can define Header and Footer in layout as following,

Let us put a back button in the header. A back button can be put as following

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We have put nav bar and inside that a back button as header. A nav bar can be created as following

  • Create a <div> element.
  • Set data-role property to “navbar”

Inside the navigation bar we are putting a back button. That can be put as <a> link with setting data-role as “backbutton”

As of now we are done with navigation bar in header. Now let us create TabStrip in the footer.

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A TabStrip can be created as following,

  • Create a <div> element
  • Set data-role property to “tabstrip”

Inside “tabstrip” we can have buttons to navigate between the pages. We are putting three buttons to navigate. We can specify view to navigate in href property of <a>.

  • View to be navigated can be set by providing view id with hash tag as href property.
  • Data-icon can be set to provide a specific look to button.

Putting all the codes together,

<html>
 <head>
 <title>
 Test Application
 </title>
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.common.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.default.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.mobile.all.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <script src="js/jquery.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
 <!-- Kendo UI Scripts -->
 <script src="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/js/kendo.all.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
 <script src="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/js/kendo.mobile.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
 </head>
 <body>
 <div data-role="view">
 <div data-role="header">Header</div>
 Hello world!
 <div data-role="footer">Footer</div>
 </div>

<div data-role="view" id="LoginView" >
 <h1>This is a Login View </h1>
 </div>
 <div data-role="view" id="DataView" >
 <h1>This is a Data View </h1>
 </div>
 <div data-role="view" id="AboutView" >
 <h1>This is a About View </h1>
 </div>
 <div data-role="layout" data-id="TestAppLayout">
 <div data-role="header">
 <div data-role="navbar">
 <a data-role="backbutton" data-align="left">
 Back
 </a>
 Test Application
 </div>
 </div>
 <div data-role="footer">
 <div data-role="tabstrip">
 <a href="#LoginView" data-icon="settings">Login</a>
 <a href="#DataView" data-icon="download">Data</a>
 <a href="#AboutView" data-icon="home">About</a>
 </div>
 </div>
 </div>

<script type="text/javascript">
 var app = new kendo.mobile.Application($(document.body), {
 initial: "LoginView",
 layout: "TestAppLayout"
 }
 );
 </script>

 </body>
</html>
</html>

Now go ahead and run the application. In mobile browser you should be getting output as following

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As of now we have set layout at the application level. If we want we can have different layout for different view. Let us try that by giving different layout to DataView.

Create specific layout for DataView as following,

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We can set layout for DataView as following,

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If you notice here we have set layout at application level as well as view level. When layout is set at both levels then view level layout takes precedence over application level layout. After doing above modifications we should be getting following output,

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On clicking of Data, you should be getting below output. If you notice Back button from header is working as expected.

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Now let us try to show some data from service. In this case we will be displaying Movie details from OData feed of Netflix.

You can find Title of all the Movies from Netflix ODATA from below link.

http://odata.netflix.com/Catalog/Titles

Very first we need to create DataSource reading data from ODATA feed. We can create KendoUI Datasource as following

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  • Instance of kendo.data.DataSource being created
  • Since data being fetched from ODATA feed so type is set to odata
  • Pagesize property is set to tell server how many records need to be fetched. In this case it is 5.
  • In Trasnport property we need to provide URL of ODATA feed.

Once we created datasource we need to create Template. In template we say how we want to show data in listview. A template can be created as following

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In template we set property of DOM elements with the property of datasource. For example we want to display name of the movie. We are setting that with datasource property data.Name. Here data is name of the datasource and Name is property. A very important point need to be noticed is href value of <a> DOM element. We are setting that to DataDetailView. On tap user will be navigated to this view.

As of now we have created datasource and temple. Now let us create listview. To create a listview modify data div as following,

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A listview can be created by setting data-role property of <ul> as listview. If you notice we are setting data-init property of view as getMovieDetails. In getMovieDetails function we are fetching data from OData feed and setting the template as following. We are setting template and datasource value in the property.

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Combining all the discussions together and putting all the codes together we should have following code in HTML file.

<html>
 <head>
 <title>
 Test Application
 </title>
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.common.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.default.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.mobile.all.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <script src="js/jquery.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
 <!-- Kendo UI Scripts -->
 <script src="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/js/kendo.all.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
 <script src="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/js/kendo.mobile.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

 </head>
 <body>
 <div data-role="view">
 <div data-role="header">Header</div>
 Hello world!
 <div data-role="footer">Footer</div>
 </div>

<div data-role="view" id="LoginView" >
 <h1>This is a Login View </h1>
 </div>

<div data-role="view" id="DataView" data-init="getMovieDetails" >
 <ul id="movieTitleView" data-role="listview"></ul>
 </div>

 <div data-role="view" id="AboutView" >
 <h1>This is a About View </h1>
 </div>
 <div data-role="layout" data-id="TestAppLayout">
 <div data-role="header">
 <div data-role="navbar">
 <a data-role="backbutton" data-align="left">
 Back
 </a>
 Test Application
 </div>
 </div>
 <div data-role="footer">
 <div data-role="tabstrip">
 <a href="#LoginView" data-icon="settings">Login</a>
 <a href="#DataView" data-icon="download">Data</a>
 <a href="#AboutView" data-icon="home">About</a>
 </div>
 </div>
 <script type="text/javascript">
 var app = new kendo.mobile.Application($(document.body), {
 initial: "LoginView",
 layout: "TestAppLayout"

 }
 );
 </script>
<script id="movieTemplate" type="text/x-kendo-template">
 <div>
 <img src=${data.BoxArt.MediumUrl} height="50" width="50" />
 <strong>${data.Name}</strong>
 <a href="\#DataDetailView?Id=#:data.Id#"" data-role="detailbutton" data-style="detaildisclose"></a>
 </div>
 </script>
<script>
 var data;
 data = new kendo.data.DataSource(
 {
 type: "odata",
 pageSize: 5,
 endlessScroll: true,
 scrollTreshold: 30,
 transport:{
 read: {
 url: "http://odata.netflix.com/Catalog/Titles",
 dataType: "jsonp",

data: {
 Accept: "application/json"
 }
 }
 }

 });
 var getMovieDetails = function () {
 $("#movieTitleView").kendoMobileListView(
 {
 template: kendo.template($("#movieTemplate").html()),
 endlessScroll: true,
 scrollTreshold: 30,
 dataSource: data
 });
 };
</script>

 </body>
</html>

On running we should be getting output as following

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On tap of Data button we should get below output

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At this point of time of you tap on the detail button you will be getting an exception because we have not created detail view yet. Let us create detail view

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Here we are setting different layout to DataDetailView. Let us create layout as below,

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This layout structure is same as we discussed previously. Now we need to write function shwDeatilsView function. In this function we will fetch selected data from the server on basis of Movie selected in first view.

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This function is quiet simple. First we are reading query parameter as following,

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After that we are making a call to server to fetch specific detail of the movie. Server call is as following. We are setting filter to fetch specific record.

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Once data is being fetched from the server, we need to initialize downloaded data to Movie Detail template. This template will tell how we are going to show data in movie detail page.

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We need to write MovieDetailtemplate as following,

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Combining all the discussions together and putting all the codes together we should have following code in HTML file.


<html>
 <head>
 <title>
 Test Application
 </title>
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.common.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.default.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <link href="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/styles/kendo.mobile.all.min.css" rel="stylesheet" />
 <script src="js/jquery.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
 <!-- Kendo UI Scripts -->
 <script src="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/js/kendo.all.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
 <script src="http://cdn.kendostatic.com/2012.1.515/js/kendo.mobile.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

 </head>
 <body>
 <div data-role="view">
 <div data-role="header">Header</div>
 Hello world!
 <div data-role="footer">Footer</div>
 </div>

<div data-role="view" id="LoginView" >
 <h1>This is a Login View </h1>
 </div>

<div data-role="view" id="DataView" data-init="getMovieDetails" >
 <ul id="movieTitleView" data-role="listview"></ul>
 </div>

 <div data-role="view" id="AboutView" >
 <h1>This is a About View </h1>
 </div>
 <div data-role="layout" data-id="TestAppLayout">
 <div data-role="header">
 <div data-role="navbar">
 <a data-role="backbutton" data-align="left">
 Back
 </a>
 Test Application
 </div>
 </div>
 <div data-role="footer">
 <div data-role="tabstrip">
 <a href="#LoginView" data-icon="settings">Login</a>
 <a href="#DataView" data-icon="download">Data</a>
 <a href="#AboutView" data-icon="home">About</a>
 </div>
 </div>
 </div>
 <div data-role="layout" data-id="TestAppDataLayout">
 <div data-role="header">
 <div data-role="navbar">
 <a data-role="backbutton" data-align="left">
 Back
 </a>
 Data
 </div>
 </div>
 <div data-role="footer">
 <div data-role="tabstrip">
 <a href="#DataView" data-icon="download">Save</a>
 </div>
 </div>
 </div>
 <div data-role="view" id="DataDetailView"
 data-layout="TestAppDataLayout"
 data-show="showDetailsView">
 <h1>This is a Data Detail View </h1>
 </div>

<script type="text/javascript">
 var app = new kendo.mobile.Application($(document.body), {
 initial: "LoginView",
 layout: "TestAppLayout"

 }
 );
 </script>

<script id="movieTemplate" type="text/x-kendo-template">
 <div>
 <img src=${data.BoxArt.MediumUrl} height="50" width="50" />
 <strong>${data.Name}</strong>
 <a href="\#DataDetailView?Id=#:data.Id#"" data-role="detailbutton" data-style="detaildisclose"></a>
 </div>
 </script>

<script id="movieDetailTemplate" type="text/x-kendo-template">
 <div>
 <img src=${data.BoxArt.MediumUrl} height="100" width="100"/>
 <br/>
 Movie Name : <strong>${data.Name}</strong>
 <br/>
 ${data.Synopsis}
 </div>
 </script>
 <script>
 var data;
 data = new kendo.data.DataSource(
 {
 type: "odata",
 pageSize: 5,
 endlessScroll: true,
 scrollTreshold: 30,

 transport:{
 read: {
 url: "http://odata.netflix.com/Catalog/Titles",
 dataType: "jsonp",

data: {
 Accept: "application/json"
 }
 }
 }

});

console.log(data);

 var getMovieDetails = function () {

$("#movieTitleView").kendoMobileListView(
 {
 template: kendo.template($("#movieTemplate").html()),
 endlessScroll: true,
 scrollTreshold: 30,
 dataSource: data
 });
 };
 var movieDetailTemplate = kendo.template($("#movieDetailTemplate").text());

function showDetailsView(e) {
 var view = e.view;
 console.log(view.params.Id);
 var query = view.params.Id.toString();
 var data1 = new kendo.data.DataSource(
 {
 type: "odata",
 serverPaging: true,
 serverFiltering: true,
 pageSize: 50,
 transport: {

 read: "http://odata.netflix.com/Catalog/Titles"
 },

filter: { filters: [{ field: "Id", operator: "eq", value: query}] }
 });
 data1.read();
 data1.fetch(function () {
 var item = data1.at(0);
 console.log(item);
 view.scrollerContent.html(movieDetailTemplate(item));
 kendo.mobile.init(view.content);
 });
 }

</script>

 </body>
</html>

Now let us go ahead and run application

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Now when we select a movie, we will go into detail of that movie

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Conclusion

Yes detail view is not that immersive. In second part of this post, we will make it more immersive and implement much more features. I hope you like this post. Thanks for reading.