Dynamic Columns Enhancements

Dynamic columns has been a PrimeFaces feature for some time via p:columns component. One popular enhancement request with 70+ community votes is adding sort-filter support so we’ve been planning to implement it in a future version like 3.3 or 3.4. However when we needed the same thing in an application we develop for a client, it was time to speed things up. This is yet another advantage of a web framework being used by its creators.

For the demo we’ve implemented something similar in google code issue tracker where you can define the columns in issue tracker via a template entered in an input field. Check out PrimeFaces Labs as usual to see dynamic columns in action!

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6 thoughts on “Dynamic Columns Enhancements

  1. cool!!! dynamic columns are one of the most useful features and as soon as they work reasonably for most of the browsers/versions we will definitely use it.

  2. Are dynamic column tables editable in 3.2 ? They work OK as long as the column content is not an input type field ( in 3.1.x).

    Appreciate all your work.