[RESOLVED]Convert ajax call into chunked calls of 100 for a URL

Excuse me here, I’m rather new to this, so please bear with me.

I have been given the task as stated in the subject, to break the ajax call into chunks of 100.  This is being done as to not run out of URL space.  My instinct (which is probably wrong) is to pass it through as an array.  This is where I’m hitting a wall.
 Here is a chunk of code in the index of Views.

$(document).ready(function() {
var imageNos = ‘@Model.ImageNos’;
var array = imageNos.split(‘,’);

var oTable = $(‘#imageTable’).dataTable(
"bProcessing": true,
"bServerSide": true,
"sAjaxSource": "ImageData/GetList",
"bLengthChange": false,
"bFilter": false,
"bSort": false,
"bJQueryUI": true,
"aoColumns": [
{ "bSortable": false, "bSearchable": false },
"fnServerData": function(sSource, aoData, fnCallback) {
aoData.push({ "name": "ImageNos", "value": array });
$.getJSON(sSource, aoData, function(json) {
"fnRowCallback":function(nRow, aaData) {
var imageno = aaData[1];
$.get("ImageData/ImageDetails?imageNo=" + imageno, function (details) {
oTable.fnOpen(nRow, details, ‘details’);
return nRow;

here is how I;m trying to pass it through to the controller.

public ActionResult GetList(string[] value)
var imageNos = new List<long>();
if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(value))
/*var imgs = ImageNos.TrimEnd(‘,’).Split(‘,’).ToList();
imageNos.AddRange(imgs.Select(i => Convert.ToInt64(i)));*/

long totalImages;
var images = ImageRepository.GetSelectedImages(imageNos);
var imageDataModels = images as IList<ImageDataModel> ?? images.ToList();
return Json(new
iTotalRecords = imageDataModels.Count,
iTotalDisplayRecords = imageDataModels.Count,
aaData = imageDataModels.Select(x => new[]

As it is now, I’m getting errors

Error 1 The best overloaded method match for ‘string.IsNullOrEmpty(string)’ has some invalid arguments and 

Error 2 Argument 1: cannot convert from ‘string[]’ to ‘string’ 

I know this is a lot of code, and i’m not even sure I have posted anything that could help someone assist me, but any help on this would be greatly appreciated; I’m feeling a bit overwhelmed and underwater.

edit: I meant to say beforehand that everything works fine before I try the array above, before I split it in the index

I can’t really follow what the code is doing, but you’re getting that error as


in the above "value" is an array, and IsNullOrEmpty works on strings, not arrays of strings.  If you want to check if an array isn’t empty try

if (value != null && value.Length >0)

Not saying that’s going to fix your issue, but it will get your code to compiled.  Also if you’re worried about "running out of url space" then just POST your data rather than using GET and you don’t need to worry.

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