Getting Started

Important
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Creating a simple application with PivotClient and Relational datasource (Client Mode)

This section covers the information that you need to know to populate a simple PivotClient with Relational data completely on the client-side.

Project Initialization

Create a new ASP.NET MVC Web Application using Visual Studio IDE and name the project as “PivotClientDemo”.

Select the View engine as ‘Razor’ and Project template as ‘Internet Application’ and finally click OK button to create an application.

Now add the following dependency libraries as references into your MVC Web Application. In order to add them to your application, right-click on References in Solution Explorer and select Add Reference. Now in the Reference Manager dialog, under Assemblies > Extension, the following Syncfusion libraries will be found.

  • Syncfusion.EJ
  • Syncfusion.EJ.Pivot
  • Syncfusion.EJ.Export
  • Syncfusion.EJ.MVC

The version of Syncfusion libraries based on .NET Framework and MVC version are classified below. For example, version is illustrated as,

MVC Version MVC Version of Syncfusion assembly Base Version of Syncfusion assembly System.Web.Mvc System.Web.WebPages
MVC3 17.1300.0.38 17.1350.0.38 3.0 1.0
MVC4 17.1400.0.38 17.1400.0.38 4.0 2.0
MVC5 17.1500.0.38 17.1450.0.38 5.0 3.0

Register the referred assemblies in Web.config files available inside Views folder and also at the root of the application.

  • xml
  • <compilation debug="true" targetFramework="4.0">
        <assemblies>
            ……
            ……
            <add assembly="Syncfusion.EJ, Version= 17.1400.0.38, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=3d67ed1f87d44c89" />
            <add assembly="Syncfusion.EJ.Pivot, Version= 17.1400.0.38, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=3d67ed1f87d44c89" />
            <add assembly="Syncfusion.EJ.Export, Version= 17.1400.0.38, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=3d67ed1f87d44c89" />
            <add assembly="Syncfusion.EJ.Mvc, Version= 17.1400.0.38, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=3d67ed1f87d44c89" />
        </assemblies>
    </compilation>

    Register the required namespaces in Web.config files available inside Views folder and also at the root of the application

  • xml
  • <namespaces>
        ……
        ……
        <add namespace="Syncfusion.MVC.EJ" />
        <add namespace="Syncfusion.JavaScript" />
    </namespaces>

    NOTE

    Registering assemblies and namespaces earlier helps to include the control in view page with the help of intellisense.

    Set the UnobtrusiveJavaScriptEnabled property to false under appSettings tag in Web.config file at the root folder.

  • xml
  • <configuration>
        ……
        ……
        <appSettings>
            ……
            ……
            <add key="UnobtrusiveJavaScriptEnabled" value="false" />
        </appSettings>
    </configuration>

    Scripts and CSS References

    The scripts and style sheets that are mandatorily required to render PivotClient control in a MVC Web Application are mentioned in an appropriate order below:

    1. ej.web.all.min.css
    2. jQuery-3.0.0.min.js
    3. ej.web.all.min.js
    4. jsrender.min.js

    Scripts and style sheets are referred under the <head> tag in _Layout.cshtml file which is found inside Views > Shared folder.

  • html
  • <head>
        <link href="http://cdn.syncfusion.com/17.1.0.38/js/web/flat-azure/ej.web.all.min.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
        <script src="http://cdn.syncfusion.com/js/assets/external/jquery-3.0.0.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
        <script src="http://cdn.syncfusion.com/17.1.0.38/js/web/ej.web.all.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
        <script src="http://cdn.syncfusion.com/js/assets/external/jsrender.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
    
    </head>

    The script manager is initialized immediately after the RenderBody() function call in _Layout.cshtml file in-order to generate control related scripts.

  • cshtml
  • <body>
        ……
        ……
        @RenderBody()
        @(Html.EJ().ScriptManager())
    </body>

    Initialize PivotClient

    Before initializing, empty the contents of Index.cshtml file under Views > Home folder and add the following codes.

  • html
  • @Html.EJ().Pivot().PivotClient("PivotClient1").Title("Relational Browser")

    Populate PivotClient With Data

    Let us now see how to populate the PivotClient control using a sample JSON data as shown below.

  • html
  • @Html.EJ().Pivot().PivotClient("PivotClient1").Title("Relational Browser").ClientSideEvents(clientSideEvents => clientSideEvents.Load("onLoad"))
    
    <script type="text/javascript">
    function onLoad(args) {
        args.model.dataSource.data = [
                        { Amount: 100, Country: "Canada", Date: "FY 2005", Product: "Bike", Quantity: 2, State: "Alberta" },
                        { Amount: 200, Country: "Canada", Date: "FY 2006", Product: "Van", Quantity: 3, State: "British Columbia" },
                        { Amount: 300, Country: "Canada", Date: "FY 2007", Product: "Car", Quantity: 4, State: "Brunswick" },
                        { Amount: 150, Country: "Canada", Date: "FY 2008", Product: "Bike", Quantity: 3, State: "Manitoba" },
                        { Amount: 200, Country: "Canada", Date: "FY 2006", Product: "Car", Quantity: 4, State: "Ontario" },
                        { Amount: 100, Country: "Canada", Date: "FY 2007", Product: "Van", Quantity: 1, State: "Quebec" },
                        { Amount: 200, Country: "France", Date: "FY 2005", Product: "Bike", Quantity: 2, State: "Charente-Maritime" },
                        { Amount: 250, Country: "France", Date: "FY 2006", Product: "Van", Quantity: 4, State: "Essonne" },
                        { Amount: 300, Country: "France", Date: "FY 2007", Product: "Car", Quantity: 3, State: "Garonne (Haute)" },
                        { Amount: 150, Country: "France", Date: "FY 2008", Product: "Van", Quantity: 2, State: "Gers" },
                        { Amount: 200, Country: "Germany", Date: "FY 2006", Product: "Van", Quantity: 3, State: "Bayern" },
                        { Amount: 250, Country: "Germany", Date: "FY 2007", Product: "Car", Quantity: 3, State: "Brandenburg" },
                        { Amount: 150, Country: "Germany", Date: "FY 2008", Product: "Car", Quantity: 4, State: "Hamburg" },
                        { Amount: 200, Country: "Germany", Date: "FY 2008", Product: "Bike", Quantity: 4, State: "Hessen" },
                        { Amount: 150, Country: "Germany", Date: "FY 2007", Product: "Van", Quantity: 3, State: "Nordrhein-Westfalen" },
                        { Amount: 100, Country: "Germany", Date: "FY 2005", Product: "Bike", Quantity: 2, State: "Saarland" },
                        { Amount: 150, Country: "United Kingdom", Date: "FY 2008", Product: "Bike", Quantity: 5, State: "England" },
                        { Amount: 250, Country: "United States", Date: "FY 2007", Product: "Car", Quantity: 4, State: "Alabama" },
                        { Amount: 200, Country: "United States", Date: "FY 2005", Product: "Van", Quantity: 4, State: "California" },
                        { Amount: 100, Country: "United States", Date: "FY 2006", Product: "Bike", Quantity: 2, State: "Colorado" },
                        { Amount: 150, Country: "United States", Date: "FY 2008", Product: "Car", Quantity: 3, State: "New Mexico" },
                        { Amount: 200, Country: "United States", Date: "FY 2005", Product: "Bike", Quantity: 4, State: "New York" },
                        { Amount: 250, Country: "United States", Date: "FY 2008", Product: "Car", Quantity: 3, State: "North Carolina" },
                        { Amount: 300, Country: "United States", Date: "FY 2007", Product: "Van", Quantity: 4, State: "South Carolina" }
        ]
    }
    </script>

    The JSON data is set to the “data” property present inside the “dataSource” object. “dataSource” object allows us to set both datasource as well as the fields that needs to be displayed in the row, column, value and filter section of the PivotClient control.

  • html
  • @Html.EJ().Pivot().PivotClient("PivotClient1").Title("Relational Browser").ClientSideEvents(clientSideEvents => clientSideEvents.Load("onLoad")).DataSource(dataSource => dataSource.Rows(rows => { rows.FieldName("Country").FieldCaption("Country").Add();}).Columns(columns => { columns.FieldName("Product").FieldCaption("Product").Add(); }).Values(values => { values.FieldName("Amount").Add();}))

    Now, PivotClient is rendered with PivotChart and PivotGrid with “Country” field in Row, “Product” field in Column and “Amount” field in Value section.

    ASP NET MVC pivot client control with relational client mode

    Creating a simple application with PivotClient and Relational datasource (Server Mode)

    This section covers the information required to create a simple PivotClient bound to Relational datasource.

    NOTE

    ASP.NET MVC Web Application will contain a service that transfers data to server-side, processes and returns back to client-side for control rendering and re-rendering. The service utilized for communication could be either WCF or WebAPI based on user requirement.

    Project Initialization

    Create a new ASP.NET MVC Web Application using Visual Studio IDE and name the project as “PivotClientDemo”.

    Select the View engine as ‘Razor’ and Project template as ‘Internet Application’ and finally click OK button to create an application.

    Now add the following dependency libraries as references into your MVC Web Application. In order to add them to your application, right-click on References in Solution Explorer and select Add Reference. Now in the Reference Manager dialog, under Assemblies > Extension, the following Syncfusion libraries will be found.

    NOTE

    If you have installed any version of Essential Studio, then the location of Syncfusion libraries is [system drive:\Program Files (x86)\Syncfusion\Essential Studio\17.1.0.38\Assemblies].

    • Syncfusion.Compression.Base
    • Syncfusion.Linq.Base
    • Syncfusion.Olap.Base
    • Syncfusion.PivotAnalysis.Base
    • System.Data.SqlServerCe (Version: 4.0.0.0)
    • Syncfusion.XlsIO.Base
    • Syncfusion.Pdf.Base
    • Syncfusion.DocIO.Base
    • Syncfusion.EJ
    • Syncfusion.EJ.Export
    • Syncfusion.EJ.Pivot
    • Syncfusion.EJ.MVC

    The version of Syncfusion libraries based on .NET Framework and MVC version are classified below. For example, version is illustrated as,

    MVC Version MVC Version of Syncfusion assembly Base Version of Syncfusion assembly System.Web.Mvc System.Web.WebPages
    MVC3 17.1300.0.38 17.1350.0.38 3.0 1.0
    MVC4 17.1400.0.38 17.1400.0.38 4.0 2.0
    MVC5 17.1500.0.38 17.1450.0.38 5.0 3.0

    Register the referenced assemblies in “Web.config” files available inside Views folder and also at the root of the application.

  • xml
  • <compilation debug="true" targetFramework="4.0">
        <assemblies>
            ……
            ……
            <add assembly="Syncfusion.EJ, Version= 17.1400.0.38, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=3d67ed1f87d44c89" />
            <add assembly="Syncfusion.EJ.Pivot, Version= 17.1400.0.38, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=3d67ed1f87d44c89" />
            <add assembly="Syncfusion.EJ.Mvc, Version= 17.1400.0.38, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=3d67ed1f87d44c89" />
            <add assembly="Syncfusion.Linq.Base, Version= 17.1400.0.38, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=3d67ed1f87d44c89" />
            <add assembly="Syncfusion.EJ.Export, Version= 17.1400.0.38, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=3d67ed1f87d44c89" />
            <add assembly="Syncfusion.Olap.Base, Version= 17.1400.0.38, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=3d67ed1f87d44c89" />
            <add assembly="Syncfusion.Compression.Base, Version= 17.1400.0.38, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=3d67ed1f87d44c89" />
            <add assembly="Syncfusion.PivotAnalysis.Base, Version= 17.1400.0.38, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=3d67ed1f87d44c89" />
            <add assembly="Syncfusion.Pdf.Base, Version= 17.1400.0.38, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=3d67ed1f87d44c89" />
            <add assembly="Syncfusion.XlsIO.Base, Version= 17.1400.0.38, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=3d67ed1f87d44c89" />
            <add assembly="Syncfusion.DocIO.Base, Version= 17.1400.0.38, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=3d67ed1f87d44c89" />
        </assemblies>
    </compilation>

    Register the required namespaces in Web.config files available inside Views folder and also at the root of the application.

  • xml
  • <namespaces>
        ……
        ……
        <add namespace="Syncfusion.MVC.EJ" />
        <add namespace="Syncfusion.JavaScript" />
    </namespaces>

    NOTE

    Registering assemblies and namespaces earlier helps to include the control in view page with the help of intellisense.

    Set the UnobtrusiveJavaScriptEnabled property to false under appSettings tag in “Web.config” file at the root folder.

  • xml
  • <configuration>
        ……
        ……
        <appSettings>
            ……
            ……
            <add key="UnobtrusiveJavaScriptEnabled" value="false" />
        </appSettings>
    
    </configuration>

    Scripts and CSS Initialization

    The scripts and style sheets that are mandatorily required to render PivotClient control in a MVC Web Application are mentioned in an appropriate order below:

    1. ej.web.all.min.css
    2. jQuery-3.0.0.min.js
    3. ej.web.all.min.js
    4. jsrender.min.js

    Click here here to know more about scripts and style sheets available online (CDN Link).

    Scripts and style sheets are referred under the <head> tag in _Layout.cshtml file which is found inside Views > Shared folder.

  • html
  • <head>
        <link href="http://cdn.syncfusion.com/17.1.0.38/js/web/flat-azure/ej.web.all.min.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
        <script src="http://cdn.syncfusion.com/js/assets/external/jquery-3.0.0.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
        <script src="http://cdn.syncfusion.com/17.1.0.38/js/web/ej.web.all.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
        <script src="http://cdn.syncfusion.com/js/assets/external/jsrender.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
    </head>

    The script manager is initialized immediately after the RenderBody() function call in _Layout.cshtml file in-order to generate control related scripts.

  • html
  • <body>
    ……
    ……
    @RenderBody()
    @(Html.EJ().ScriptManager())
    
    </body>

    Control Initialization

    Before initializing, empty the contents of Index.cshtml file under Views > Home folder and add the following codes. Register the namespaces at the top of the page and then add the control.

  • html
  • @using Syncfusion.JavaScript;
    
    @Html.EJ().Pivot().PivotClient("PivotClient1").Title("Relational Browser").Url(Url.Content("/Relational"))

    The “Url” property in PivotClient control points the service endpoint, where data are processed and fetched in the form of JSON. The services used in PivotClient control as endpoint are WCF and WebAPI.

    NOTE

    The above “Index.cshtml” contains WebAPI URL, which is “/Relational”. If WCF service is used as endpoint, the URL would look like “/RelationalService.svc”.

    WebAPI

    Adding a WebAPI Controller

    To add a WebAPI controller in an existing MVC Web Application, right-click on the project in Solution Explorer and select Add > New Item. In the Add New Item window, select WebAPI Controller Class and name it “RelationalController.cs”, click Add.

    Now, WebAPI controller is added to the application successfully with the file “RelationalController.cs”.

    NOTE

    While adding WebAPI Controller Class, name it with the suffix ‘Controller’ which is mandatory. For example, in this demo the controller is named as “RelationalController”.

    Next, remove all the existing methods such as “Get”, “Post”, “Put” and “Delete” present inside RelationalController.cs file.

  • c#
  • namespace PivotClientDemo
    {
        public class RelationalController: ApiController
        {
    
        }
    }

    Adding the List of Namespaces

    The following are the list of namespaces to be added on top of the main class inside RelationalController.cs file.

  • c#
  • using Syncfusion.JavaScript;
    using Syncfusion.PivotAnalysis.Base;
    using System;
    using System.Collections.Generic;
    using System.Data;
    using System.Data.SqlServerCe;
    using System.Linq;
    using System.Net.Http;
    using System.Text;
    using System.Web;
    using System.Web.Http;
    using System.Web.Script.Serialization;
    
    namespace PivotClientDemo
    {
        public class RelationalController : ApiController
        {
    
        }
    }

    Datasource Initialization

    A simple collection is provided as a datasource for the PivotClient in this demo section. This datasource is placed inside a separate class “ProductSales” in RelationalController.cs file. Refer to the following code example.

  • c#
  • namespace PivotClientDemo {
        …………
        …………
        internal class ProductSales {
            public string Product {
                get;
                set;
            }
    
            public string Date {
                get;
                set;
            }
    
            public string Country {
                get;
                set;
            }
    
            public string State {
                get;
                set;
            }
    
            public int Quantity {
                get;
                set;
            }
    
            public double Amount {
                get;
                set;
            }
    
            public static ProductSalesCollection GetSalesData() {
                /// Geography
                string[] countries = new string[] {
                    "Australia",
                    "Canada",
                    "France",
                    "Germany",
                    "United Kingdom",
                    "United States"
                };
                string[] ausStates = new string[] {
                    "New South Wales",
                    "Queensland",
                    "South Australia",
                    "Tasmania",
                    "Victoria"
                };
                string[] canadaStates = new string[] {
                    "Alberta",
                    "British Columbia",
                    "Brunswick",
                    "Manitoba",
                    "Ontario",
                    "Quebec"
                };
                string[] franceStates = new string[] {
                    "Charente-Maritime",
                    "Essonne",
                    "Garonne (Haute)",
                    "Gers",
                };
                string[] germanyStates = new string[] {
                    "Bayern",
                    "Brandenburg",
                    "Hamburg",
                    "Hessen",
                    "Nordrhein-Westfalen",
                    "Saarland"
                };
                string[] ukStates = new string[] {
                    "England"
                };
                string[] ussStates = new string[] {
                    "New York",
                    "North Carolina",
                    "Alabama",
                    "California",
                    "Colorado",
                    "New Mexico",
                    "South Carolina"
                };
    
                /// Time
                string[] dates = new string[] {
                    "FY 2005",
                    "FY 2006",
                    "FY 2007",
                    "FY 2008",
                    "FY 2009"
                };
    
                /// Products
                string[] products = new string[] {
                    "Bike",
                    "Van",
                    "Car"
                };
                Random r = new Random(123345345);
    
                int numberOfRecords = 2000;
                ProductSalesCollection listOfProductSales = new ProductSalesCollection();
                for (int i = 0; i < numberOfRecords; i++) {
                    ProductSales sales = new ProductSales();
                    sales.Country = countries[r.Next(1, countries.GetLength(0))];
                    sales.Quantity = r.Next(1, 12);
                    /// 1 percent discount for 1 quantity
                    double discount = (30000 * sales.Quantity) * (double.Parse(sales.Quantity.ToString()) / 100);
                    sales.Amount = (30000 * sales.Quantity) - discount;
                    sales.Date = dates[r.Next(r.Next(dates.GetLength(0) + 1))];
                    sales.Product = products[r.Next(r.Next(products.GetLength(0) + 1))];
                    switch (sales.Product) {
                        case "Car":
                            {
                                sales.Date = "FY 2005";
                                break;
                            }
                    }
                    switch (sales.Country) {
                        case "Australia":
                            {
                                sales.State = ausStates[r.Next(ausStates.GetLength(0))];
                                break;
                            }
                        case "Canada":
                            {
                                sales.State = canadaStates[r.Next(canadaStates.GetLength(0))];
                                break;
                            }
                        case "France":
                            {
                                sales.State = franceStates[r.Next(franceStates.GetLength(0))];
                                break;
                            }
                        case "Germany":
                            {
                                sales.State = germanyStates[r.Next(germanyStates.GetLength(0))];
                                break;
                            }
                        case "United Kingdom":
                            {
                                sales.State = ukStates[r.Next(ukStates.GetLength(0))];
                                break;
                            }
                        case "United States":
                            {
                                sales.State = ussStates[r.Next(ussStates.GetLength(0))];
                                break;
                            }
                    }
                    listOfProductSales.Add(sales);
                }
    
                return listOfProductSales;
            }
    
            public override string ToString() {
                return string.Format("{0}-{1}-{2}", this.Country, this.State, this.Product);
            }
    
            public class ProductSalesCollection: List < ProductSales > {}
        }
    }

    Service methods in WebAPI Controller

    Define the service methods inside RelationalController class, found inside RelationalController.cs file, created while adding WebAPI Controller Class to the Application.

  • c#
  • namespace PivotClientDemo {
        public class RelationalController: ApiController
        {
            PivotClient pivotClient = new PivotClient();
            PivotChart pivotChart = new PivotChart();
            PivotGrid pivotGrid = new PivotGrid();
            JavaScriptSerializer serializer = new JavaScriptSerializer();
            string conStringforDB = "";//Enter appropriate connection string to connect database for saving and loading operation of reports.
    
            [System.Web.Http.ActionName("InitializeClient")]
            [System.Web.Http.HttpPost]
            public Dictionary<string, object> InitializeClient(Dictionary<string, object> jsonResult)
            {
                this.BindData();
                return pivotClient.GetJsonData(jsonResult["action"].ToString(), ProductSales.GetSalesData(), null);
            }
    
            [System.Web.Http.ActionName("FetchMembers")]
            [System.Web.Http.HttpPost]
            public Dictionary<string, object> FetchMembers(Dictionary<string, object> jsonResult)
            {
                pivotClient.PopulateData(jsonResult["currentReport"].ToString());
                var dict = pivotClient.GetJsonData(jsonResult["action"].ToString(), ProductSales.GetSalesData(), jsonResult["headerTag"].ToString());
                return dict;
            }
    
            [System.Web.Http.ActionName("DrillChart")]
            [System.Web.Http.HttpPost]
            public Dictionary<string, object> DrillChart(Dictionary<string, object> jsonResult)
            {
                this.BindData();
                this.pivotChart.PivotEngine.PivotRows = this.pivotClient.PivotReport.PivotRows;
                this.pivotChart.PivotEngine.PivotColumns = this.pivotClient.PivotReport.PivotColumns;
                this.pivotChart.PivotEngine.PivotCalculations = this.pivotClient.PivotReport.PivotCalculations;
                return pivotChart.GetJsonData(jsonResult["action"].ToString(), ProductSales.GetSalesData(), jsonResult["drilledSeries"].ToString());
            }
    
            [System.Web.Http.ActionName("Filtering")]
            [System.Web.Http.HttpPost]
            public Dictionary<string, object> Filtering(Dictionary<string, object> jsonResult)
            {
                pivotClient.PopulateData(jsonResult["currentReport"].ToString());
                var dict = pivotClient.GetJsonData(jsonResult["action"].ToString(), ProductSales.GetSalesData(), jsonResult["filterParams"].ToString());
                return dict;
            }
    
            [System.Web.Http.ActionName("NodeDropped")]
            [System.Web.Http.HttpPost]
            public Dictionary<string, object> NodeDropped(Dictionary<string, object> jsonResult)
            {
                Dictionary<string, object> dict = pivotClient.GetJsonData(jsonResult["action"].ToString(), ProductSales.GetSalesData(), jsonResult["args"].ToString());
                return dict;
            }
    
            [System.Web.Http.ActionName("ToolbarOperations")]
            [System.Web.Http.HttpPost]
            public Dictionary<string, object> ToolbarOperations(Dictionary<string, object> jsonResult)
            {
                Dictionary<string, object> dict = pivotClient.GetJsonData(jsonResult["action"].ToString(), ProductSales.GetSalesData(), jsonResult["args"].ToString());
                return dict;
            }
    
            [System.Web.Http.ActionName("Export")]
            [System.Web.Http.HttpPost]
            public void Export()
            {
                string args = HttpContext.Current.Request.Form.GetValues(0)[0];
                Dictionary<string, string> gridParams = serializer.Deserialize<Dictionary<string, string>>(args);
                pivotClient.PopulateData(gridParams["currentReport"]);
                string fileName = "Sample";
                pivotClient.ExportPivotClient(ProductSales.GetSalesData(), args, fileName, System.Web.HttpContext.Current.Response);
            }
    
           [System.Web.Http.ActionName("SaveReportToDB")]
            [System.Web.Http.HttpPost]
            public Dictionary<string, object> SaveReportToDB(Dictionary<string, object> jsonResult)
            {
                string operationalMode = jsonResult["operationalMode"].ToString(), analysisMode = jsonResult["analysisMode"].ToString(), reportName = string.Empty;
                bool isDuplicate = true;
                SqlCeConnection con = new SqlCeConnection() { ConnectionString = conStringforDB };
                con.Open();
                reportName = jsonResult["reportName"].ToString() + "##" + operationalMode.ToLower() + "#>>#" + analysisMode.ToLower();
                SqlCeCommand cmd1 = null;
                foreach (DataRow row in GetDataTable().Rows)
                {
                    if ((row.ItemArray[0] as string).Equals(reportName))
                    {
                        isDuplicate = false;
                        cmd1 = new SqlCeCommand("update ReportsTable set Report=@Reports where ReportName like @ReportName", con);
                    }
                }
                if (isDuplicate)
                {
                    cmd1 = new SqlCeCommand("insert into ReportsTable Values(@ReportName,@Reports)", con);
                }
                cmd1.Parameters.Add("@ReportName", reportName);
                cmd1.Parameters.Add("@Reports", Encoding.UTF8.GetBytes(jsonResult["clientReports"].ToString()).ToArray());
                cmd1.ExecuteNonQuery();
                con.Close();
                Dictionary<string, object> dictionary = new Dictionary<string, object>();
                dictionary.Add("CurrentAction", "Save");
                return dictionary;
    
            }
    
            [System.Web.Http.ActionName("RemoveReportFromDB")]
            [System.Web.Http.HttpPost]
            public Dictionary<string, object> RemoveReportFromDB(Dictionary<string, object> jsonResult)
            {
                string operationalMode = jsonResult["operationalMode"].ToString(), analysisMode = jsonResult["analysisMode"].ToString(), reportName = string.Empty;
                SqlCeConnection con = new SqlCeConnection() { ConnectionString = conStringforDB };
                con.Open();
                reportName = jsonResult["reportName"].ToString() + "##" + operationalMode.ToLower() + "#>>#" + analysisMode.ToLower();
                SqlCeCommand cmd1 = null;
                foreach (DataRow row in GetDataTable().Rows)
                {
                    if ((row.ItemArray[0] as string).Equals(reportName))
                    {
                        cmd1 = new SqlCeCommand("DELETE FROM ReportsTable WHERE ReportName LIKE '%" + reportName + "%'", con);
                    }
                }
                cmd1.ExecuteNonQuery();
                con.Close();
                Dictionary<string, object> dictionary = new Dictionary<string, object>();
                dictionary.Add("CurrentAction", "Remove");
                return dictionary;
    
            }
    
            [System.Web.Http.ActionName("RenameReportInDB")]
            [System.Web.Http.HttpPost]
            public Dictionary<string, object> RenameReportInDB(Dictionary<string, object> jsonResult)
            {
                string operationalMode = jsonResult["operationalMode"].ToString(), analysisMode = jsonResult["analysisMode"].ToString(), reportName = string.Empty, renameReport = string.Empty;
                SqlCeConnection con = new SqlCeConnection() { ConnectionString = conStringforDB };
                con.Open();
                reportName = jsonResult["selectedReport"].ToString() + "##" + operationalMode.ToLower() + "#>>#" + analysisMode.ToLower();
                renameReport = jsonResult["renameReport"].ToString() + "##" + operationalMode.ToLower() + "#>>#" + analysisMode.ToLower();
                SqlCeCommand cmd1 = null;
                foreach (DataRow row in GetDataTable().Rows)
                {
                    if ((row.ItemArray[0] as string).Equals(reportName))
                    {
                        cmd1 = new SqlCeCommand("update ReportsTable set ReportName=@RenameReport where ReportName like '%" + reportName + "%'", con);
                    }
                }
                cmd1.Parameters.Add("@RenameReport", renameReport);
                cmd1.ExecuteNonQuery();
                con.Close();
                Dictionary<string, object> dictionary = new Dictionary<string, object>();
                dictionary.Add("CurrentAction", "Rename");
                return dictionary;
            }
    
            [System.Web.Http.ActionName("FetchReportListFromDB")]
            [System.Web.Http.HttpPost]
            public Dictionary<string, object> FetchReportListFromDB(Dictionary<string, object> jsonResult)
            {
                string reportNames = string.Empty, currentRptName = string.Empty, operationalMode = jsonResult["operationalMode"].ToString(), analysisMode = jsonResult["analysisMode"].ToString();
                foreach (System.Data.DataRow row in GetDataTable().Rows)
                {
                    currentRptName = (row.ItemArray[0] as string);
                    if (currentRptName.IndexOf("##" + operationalMode + "#>>#" + analysisMode) >= 0)
                    {
                        currentRptName = currentRptName.Replace("##" + operationalMode + "#>>#" + analysisMode, "");
                        reportNames = reportNames == "" ? currentRptName : reportNames + "__" + currentRptName;
                    }
                }
                Dictionary<string, object> dictionary = new Dictionary<string, object>();
                dictionary.Add("ReportNameList", reportNames);
                dictionary.Add("action", jsonResult["action"].ToString());
                return dictionary;
            }
    
            [System.Web.Http.ActionName("LoadReportFromDB")]
            [System.Web.Http.HttpPost]
            public Dictionary<string, object> LoadReportFromDB(Dictionary<string, object> jsonResult)
            {
                PivotReport report = new PivotReport();
                string operationalMode = jsonResult["operationalMode"].ToString(), analysisMode = jsonResult["analysisMode"].ToString();
                Dictionary<string, object> dictionary = new Dictionary<string, object>();
                string currentRptName = string.Empty;
                foreach (DataRow row in GetDataTable().Rows)
                {
                    currentRptName = (row.ItemArray[0] as string).Replace("##" + operationalMode.ToLower() + "#>>#" + analysisMode.ToLower(), "");
                    if (currentRptName.Equals(jsonResult["reportName"].ToString()))
                    {
                        byte[] reportString = new byte[2 * 1024];
                        reportString = (row.ItemArray[1] as byte[]);
                        if (analysisMode.ToLower() == "pivot" && operationalMode.ToLower() == "servermode")
                            dictionary = pivotClient.GetJsonData("LoadReport", ProductSales.GetSalesData(), Encoding.UTF8.GetString(reportString));
                        else
                            dictionary.Add("report", Encoding.UTF8.GetString(reportString));
                        break;
                    }
                }
                return dictionary;
            }
            private DataTable GetDataTable()
            {
                SqlCeConnection con = new SqlCeConnection() { ConnectionString = conStringforDB };
                con.Open();
                DataSet dSet = new DataSet();
                new SqlCeDataAdapter("Select * from ReportsTable", con).Fill(dSet);
                con.Close();
                return dSet.Tables[0];
            }
            private void BindData()
            {
                this.pivotClient.PivotReport.PivotRows.Add(new PivotItem { FieldMappingName = "Country", FieldHeader = "Country", TotalHeader = "Total" });
                this.pivotClient.PivotReport.PivotColumns.Add(new PivotItem { FieldMappingName = "Product", FieldHeader = "Product", TotalHeader = "Total" });
                this.pivotClient.PivotReport.PivotCalculations.Add(new PivotComputationInfo { CalculationName = "Amount", Description = "Amount", FieldHeader = "Amount", FieldName = "Amount", Format = "C", SummaryType = Syncfusion.PivotAnalysis.Base.SummaryType.DoubleTotalSum });
            }
        }
            .....
            ..... // Initialize the datasource
            .....
    }

    Configure routing in WebAPIConfig Class

    Open the “WebApiConfig.cs” file found in App_Start folder. Then routing could be configured as shown in the following code example.

  • c#
  • public static class WebApiConfig
    {
        public static void Register(HttpConfiguration config)
        {
            config.Routes.MapHttpRoute(
                name: "DefaultApi",
                routeTemplate: "{controller}/{action}/{id}",
                defaults: new { id = RouteParameter.Optional }
            );
        }
    }

    Now, PivotClient is rendered with PivotChart and PivotGird with “Country” field in Row, “Product” field in Column and “Amount” field in Value section.

    ASP NET MVC pivot client control with relational server mode

    WCF

    This section demonstrates the utilization of WCF service as endpoint binding Relational datasource to a simple PivotClient. For more details on this topic, click here.