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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

Widget RBAC

The other use for project roles is for setting component visibility using the client-side RBAC feature. Security-enabled projects have an additional Roles property group for each widget in the All properties of the Component Property Inspector panel. This enables developers to easily control the visibility of a widget based on group membership:

Checking adminrole, for example, means that only users with the adminrole group membership will be able to see the widget. This is client-side functionality that effectively controls the showing property of a widget based on the logged-in users' roles. Being client-side functionality, it is critical to remember that this can be defeated. Widget visibility is a great way to provide the appropriate options for users, but it is not secure.

Consider the example of a button that navigates a user to an administration page or invokes an operation in an administration service. Restricting the visibility of the button presents the proper interface...