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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
Credits
About the Author
Acknowledgement
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
6
Styling the Application
7
Working with Databases
8
Utilizing Web Services
Index

LiveForm


Live form customization encapsulates all of the formatting, validation, and styling of its child components as well as the events and functions of the resultant data object's interactions with the rest of the application. There are many methods and properties to a live form. The client API reference for live forms (http://dev.wavemaker.com/wiki/bin/wmjsref_6.5/LiveForm) is a good reference for live form methods and properties.

There are a few things one should keep in mind when working with live forms. First, they have their own live variables. This is why live forms have their own success and error event handlers. Those are the embedded live variable's events. There is one live variable for a form and its operation is toggled among read, update, insert, and delete operations as needed. Be careful to check the live form operation on your page code if the event is called for multiple operations.

Second, a form's state is controlled by the form, not the Edit panel. In our Update Customer...