Chapter 13 Building Dynamic List Pages

In This Chapter

Extending Filter Lookup Rules

Building Dynamic UI with Custom Properties

Implementing Support for Custom Properties

Sorting of Custom Properties

Generating Metadata Attributes

Just like when building metadata-driven forms in Chapter 11, “Building Dynamic Forms,” during development of the metadata-driven list pages the goal is to get the best possible, not perfect, dynamic UI based on the information in the entity model and data annotations you supply.

Dynamic forms and list pages rely on a lot of common metadata. In a typical dynamic form, entity properties appear in a vertical list of labels and controls, and in a dynamic list page, they appear in a horizontal list of GridView ...

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