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Easy Web Development with WaveMaker

By : Edward Callahan
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Easy Web Development with WaveMaker

By: Edward Callahan

Overview of this book

Developers of all levels can now easily develop custom, responsive, and rich web application clients with secure, scalable servers utilizing relational databases and RESTful services using WaveMaker Studio. Whether you need a departmental business application or a form application for your weekend club, this book will show you how to design, develop, and deploy professional grade web applications with WaveMaker. Easy Web Development with WaveMaker will help you use WaveMaker to design, develop, and deploy rich, responsive web applications, even if you are not a programmer. If you need to build a data-driven web application, but you only know ‘enough to be dangerous,' you need this book. This book examines every angle of using WaveMaker to build applications, from dissecting examples to customizing, deploying, and debugging your own applications. This book enables the non-professional programmer to become comfortable not only with using WaveMaker Studio itself, but also with the artefacts produced by the studio as well as the runtime and services provided by the WaveMaker framework. You will learn everything, from how customize the user experience with JavaScript and CSS to integrating with custom Java services and the Spring Framework server-side. Easy Web Development with WaveMaker 6.5 is packed with examples, code samples, screenshots, and links to equip you to be successful with WaveMaker Studio.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Easy Web Development with WaveMaker
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Styling the Application
Working with Databases
Utilizing Web Services

Important warning for browser-executed code

All JavaScript in WaveMaker is executed in the browser. Unless you are deploying your application to a private, secure network only accessible by highly trusted devices, the client must be considered as untrusted. Even when a username and password is required to access the application, the client host could potentially be under malicious control. Never should secrets or security be entrusted to JavaScript. Any system password, proprietary logic, access restriction, or validation done in JavaScript can be circumvented, modified, extracted, or disabled. Such things must be done on the server-side in order to be secure.

Previously, we used the Chrome Developer Tools JavaScript console in Chapter 1, Getting Started with WaveMaker. Malicious users can also use the console to manipulate application components in the very same way. Finally, no matter how secure we could make the client code, any and all logic used in the client can be circumvented by sending...