GanttExtension.Bind(Object, Object, Object, Object) Method

Binds the Gantt to a data source.

Namespace: DevExpress.Web.Mvc

Assembly: DevExpress.Web.Mvc5.v21.1.dll

Declaration

public GanttExtension Bind(
    object taskObject,
    object taskDependencyObject,
    object resourceObject,
    object resourceAssignmentObject
)

Parameters

Name Type Description
taskObject Object

The task object.

taskDependencyObject Object

The task dependency object.

resourceObject Object

The resource object.

resourceAssignmentObject Object

The resource assignment object.

Returns

Type Description
GanttExtension

The Gantt extension.

Remarks

Run Demo: Gantt Extension - Data Binding and Editing

@Html.DevExpress().Gantt(settings => {
    settings.Name = "gantt";
    // ...

    settings.Mappings.Task.Key = "ID";
    settings.Mappings.Task.ParentKey = "ParentID";
    settings.Mappings.Task.Title = "Subject";
    settings.Mappings.Task.Start = "StartDate";
    settings.Mappings.Task.End = "EndDate";
    settings.Mappings.Task.Progress = "PercentComplete";

    settings.Mappings.Dependency.Key = "ID";
    settings.Mappings.Dependency.PredecessorKey = "ParentID";
    settings.Mappings.Dependency.SuccessorKey = "DependentID";
    settings.Mappings.Dependency.DependencyType = "Type";

    settings.Mappings.Resource.Key = "ID";
    settings.Mappings.Resource.Name = "Name";

    settings.Mappings.ResourceAssignment.Key = "ID";
    settings.Mappings.ResourceAssignment.TaskKey = "TaskID";
    settings.Mappings.ResourceAssignment.ResourceKey = "ResourceID";

}).Bind(
    GanttDataProvider.Tasks, 
    GanttDataProvider.Dependencies, 
    GanttDataProvider.Resources, 
    GanttDataProvider.ResourceAssignments
  ).GetHtml()
public static class GanttDataProvider {
    const string
        TasksSessionKey = "Tasks",
        DependenciesSessionKey = "Dependencies",
        ResourcesSessionKey = "Resources",
        ResourceAssignmentsSessionKey = "ResourceAssignments";

    static HttpSessionState Session { get { return HttpContext.Current.Session; } }

    public static List<Task> Tasks {
        get {
            if(Session[TasksSessionKey] == null)
                Session[TasksSessionKey] = CreateTasks();
            return (List<Task>)Session[TasksSessionKey];
        }
    }
    public static List<Dependency> Dependencies {
        get {
            if(Session[DependenciesSessionKey] == null)
                Session[DependenciesSessionKey] = CreateDependencies();
            return (List<Dependency>)Session[DependenciesSessionKey];
        }
    }
    public static List<Resource> Resources {
        get {
            if(Session[ResourcesSessionKey] == null)
                Session[ResourcesSessionKey] = CreateResources();
            return (List<Resource>)Session[ResourcesSessionKey];
        }
    }
    public static List<ResourceAssignment> ResourceAssignments {
        get {
            if(Session[ResourceAssignmentsSessionKey] == null)
                Session[ResourceAssignmentsSessionKey] = CreateResourceAssignments();
            return (List<ResourceAssignment>)Session[ResourceAssignmentsSessionKey];
        }
    }

    static List<Task> CreateTasks() {
        //...
    }

    static List<Dependency> CreateDependencies() {
        //...
    }

    static List<Resource> CreateResources() {
        //...
    }
    static List<ResourceAssignment> CreateResourceAssignments() {
        //...
    }
}
See Also