Setting first column sort order
Name Surname Marital status Age Birthday Employed
Joe Crosswave Married 31 1/5/1988 False
Merry Lisel Widowed 41 5/6/1978
Henry Crux Single 28 11/19/1990 True
Cody Jurut 49 8/11/1970 False
Simon Scranton Single 34 10/10/1985
Leena Laurent Divorced 19 7/1/2000 False
Ode Cosmides Married 53 4/17/1966 True
Diandra Mizner Single 20 8/20/1999 False
Pete Cassel Married 22 3/13/1997 False
Nicky Tremblay Married 31 1/5/1988 True
View

@model IEnumerable<Person>

@(Html
    .Grid(Model)
    .Build(columns =>
    {
        columns.Add(model => model.Name).Titled("Name").Sortable(true).FirstSort(GridSortOrder.Desc);
        columns.Add(model => model.Surname).Titled("Surname").Sortable(true);
        columns.Add(model => model.MaritalStatus).Titled("Marital status");

        columns.Add(model => model.Age).Titled("Age");
        columns.Add(model => model.Birthday).Titled("Birthday").Formatted("{0:d}");
        columns.Add(model => model.IsWorking).Titled("Employed");
    })
)