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GridView Control Example

Example Summary and Logic

The goal of the adapter for the GridView control is to create a <table> that is slimmer and better organized than what is produced without the adapter. You could, of course, rewrite this adapter to completely eliminate the <table>, replacing it with a variety of <div> tags, etc. However, a grid, fundamentally, is a table so it seems logical to leave it as such.

The adapted GridView eliminates the use of inline styles. Rows within the <table> are organized into <thead>, <tfoot> and <tbody> sections. These make it easier to read and understand the markup. More importantly, these sections make it easy to create CSS rules that govern the appearance of particular rows within the <table>.


Working Example

What happens when we run the Math methods over and over again? Here are some raw timing statistics.

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Operation Repetitions Total test duration milliseconds Average cost per rep microseconds
Abs 30753 31 1.0141
Acos 34929 31 0.8945
Asin 47394 31 0.6593
Atan 50568 31 0.6207
Atan2 41685 31 0.7464
BigMul 54622 31 0.5721
Ceiling 54819 31 0.5701
Cos 42646 31 0.7330
Cosh 53211 31 0.5873
DivRem 47208 31 0.6619
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HTML Snippets

Snippet of HTML when using the adapters

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<div class="PrettyGridView" id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_LiveExample_GridView1">
  <div class="AspNet-GridView">
      <div class="AspNet-GridView-Pagination AspNet-GridView-Top">
        <span>1</span>
        <a href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl00$MainContent$LiveExample$GridView1','Page$2')">2</a>
        <a href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl00$MainContent$LiveExample$GridView1','Page$3')">3</a>
      </div>
      <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" summary="">
        <thead>
          <tr>
            <th scope="col"><a href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl00$MainContent$LiveExample$GridView1','Sort$Operation')">Operation</a></th>
            <th scope="col"><a href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl00$MainContent$LiveExample$GridView1','Sort$Reps')">Repetitions</a></th>
            <th scope="col"><a href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl00$MainContent$LiveExample$GridView1','Sort$Duration')">Total test duration milliseconds</a></th>
            <th scope="col"><a href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl00$MainContent$LiveExample$GridView1','Sort$Average')">Average cost per rep microseconds</a></th>
          </tr>
        </thead>
        <tbody>
          <tr>
            <td>Abs</td>
            <td>30753</td>
            <td>31</td>
            <td>1.0141</td>
          </tr>
          <tr class="AspNet-GridView-Alternate">
            <td>Acos</td>
            <td>34929</td>
            <td>31</td>
            <td>0.8945</td>
          </tr>
          <tr>
            <td>Asin</td>
            <td>47394</td>
            <td>31</td>
            <td>0.6593</td>
          </tr>
          <tr class="AspNet-GridView-Alternate">
            <td>Atan</td>
            <td>50568</td>
            <td>31</td>
            <td>0.6207</td>
          </tr>
          <tr>
            <td>Atan2</td>
            <td>41685</td>
            <td>31</td>
            <td>0.7464</td>
          </tr>
          <tr class="AspNet-GridView-Alternate">
            <td>BigMul</td>
            <td>54622</td>
            <td>31</td>
            <td>0.5721</td>
          </tr>
          <tr>
            <td>Ceiling</td>
            <td>54819</td>
            <td>31</td>
            <td>0.5701</td>
          </tr>
          <tr class="AspNet-GridView-Alternate">
            <td>Cos</td>
            <td>42646</td>
            <td>31</td>
            <td>0.7330</td>
          </tr>
          <tr>
            <td>Cosh</td>
            <td>53211</td>
            <td>31</td>
            <td>0.5873</td>
          </tr>
          <tr class="AspNet-GridView-Alternate">
            <td>DivRem</td>
            <td>47208</td>
            <td>31</td>
            <td>0.6619</td>
          </tr>
        </tbody>
      </table>
      <div class="AspNet-GridView-Pagination AspNet-GridView-Bottom">
        <span>1</span>
        <a href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl00$MainContent$LiveExample$GridView1','Page$2')">2</a>
        <a href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl00$MainContent$LiveExample$GridView1','Page$3')">3</a>
      </div>

  </div>
</div>

Snippet of HTML when not using the adapters

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<div>
  <table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2" rules="all" CssSelectorClass="PrettyGridView" border="1" id="ctl00_ctl00_MainContent_LiveExample_GridView1" style="border-collapse:collapse;">
    <tr style="color:Cyan;background-color:#284775;">
      <td colspan="4"><table border="0">
        <tr>
          <td><span>1</span></td><td><a href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl00$MainContent$LiveExample$GridView1','Page$2')" style="color:Cyan;">2</a></td><td><a href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl00$MainContent$LiveExample$GridView1','Page$3')" style="color:Cyan;">3</a></td>
        </tr>
      </table></td>
    </tr><tr style="color:#F7F6F3;background-color:#5D7B9D;font-weight:bold;">
      <th scope="col"><a href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl00$MainContent$LiveExample$GridView1','Sort$Operation')" style="color:#F7F6F3;">Operation</a></th><th scope="col"><a href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl00$MainContent$LiveExample$GridView1','Sort$Reps')" style="color:#F7F6F3;">Repetitions</a></th><th scope="col"><a href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl00$MainContent$LiveExample$GridView1','Sort$Duration')" style="color:#F7F6F3;">Total test duration milliseconds</a></th><th scope="col"><a href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl00$MainContent$LiveExample$GridView1','Sort$Average')" style="color:#F7F6F3;">Average cost per rep microseconds</a></th>
    </tr><tr style="color:#333333;background-color:White;">
      <td>Abs</td><td>30753</td><td>31</td><td>1.0141</td>
    </tr><tr style="color:#333333;background-color:#F7F6F3;">
      <td>Acos</td><td>34929</td><td>31</td><td>0.8945</td>
    </tr><tr style="color:#333333;background-color:White;">
      <td>Asin</td><td>47394</td><td>31</td><td>0.6593</td>
    </tr><tr style="color:#333333;background-color:#F7F6F3;">
      <td>Atan</td><td>50568</td><td>31</td><td>0.6207</td>
    </tr><tr style="color:#333333;background-color:White;">
      <td>Atan2</td><td>41685</td><td>31</td><td>0.7464</td>
    </tr><tr style="color:#333333;background-color:#F7F6F3;">
      <td>BigMul</td><td>54622</td><td>31</td><td>0.5721</td>
    </tr><tr style="color:#333333;background-color:White;">
      <td>Ceiling</td><td>54819</td><td>31</td><td>0.5701</td>
    </tr><tr style="color:#333333;background-color:#F7F6F3;">
      <td>Cos</td><td>42646</td><td>31</td><td>0.7330</td>
    </tr><tr style="color:#333333;background-color:White;">
      <td>Cosh</td><td>53211</td><td>31</td><td>0.5873</td>
    </tr><tr style="color:#333333;background-color:#F7F6F3;">
      <td>DivRem</td><td>47208</td><td>31</td><td>0.6619</td>
    </tr><tr style="color:Cyan;background-color:#284775;">
      <td colspan="4"><table border="0">
        <tr>
          <td><span>1</span></td><td><a href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl00$MainContent$LiveExample$GridView1','Page$2')" style="color:Cyan;">2</a></td><td><a href="javascript:__doPostBack('ctl00$ctl00$MainContent$LiveExample$GridView1','Page$3')" style="color:Cyan;">3</a></td>
        </tr>
      </table></td>
    </tr>
  </table>
</div>