This article provides a simple example of using jQuery along with the jQuery tablesorter and tablesorter.pager plug-ins to provide sorting and paging support for a listview within the context of an ASP.NET MVC application. JQuery has partnered with Microsoft and is now integrated within the IDE to include the availability of intellisense support.
Figure 1: the NerdDinner MVC Application Modified with jQuery's Tablesorter and Pager
Figure 2: The live NerdDinner website with the original list of upcoming dinners
I used the NerdDinner tutorial project as the basis for this project: http://www.nerddinner.com. The original code and a preview of the pending MVC book authored by Hanselman, Guthrie, et al is available for download if you'd care to have a look; at present there does not appear to be a VB version of the project for those interested in that: