Who Needs a Data View Web Part? SharePoint REST and DataTables.net

Still sad about that missing design view in SharePoint Designer? Fighting with XSLT got you down??  Well, have I got a blog post for you! I’ve been using the jQuery library DataTables since 2009. This awesome library has been critical for a few successful projects. We used DataTables to build custom data views in a structured table format, often joining data from multiple SharePoint lists and doing complicated business logic in the process. We were able to use this library in conjunction with SPServices to create some really detailed reports that clients have said “exceeded their expectations”. All we needed Continue reading Who Needs a Data View Web Part? SharePoint REST and DataTables.net