jqGrid Series, Part 1: Loading Data to a jqGrid on an ASP.NET MVC Application

It's a common task in most applications to load a bunch of data and display it as a list. Although you can manually form your markup that will display your data, there are several controls out there that are available that will aid you in displaying the intended data in an elegant manner.

jqGrid is one of the jQuery plugins that accepts data in several forms such as a JavaScript array, xml, and json and renders it in a grid-like look and feel with several built-in features such as sorting, paging, and searching. As there are a few resources out there that actually covers using of jqGrid in ASP.NET MVC, I'll be starting a series of walkthroughs and tutorials on how to incorporate jqGrid in your web application...