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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


Security is a critical aspect of application design and development. In this chapter, we have examined the Acegi security based-security service provided in WaveMaker 6.5.

We started by using Studio's security tooling. This allows us to easily enable security using a database, LDAP, or a simple store for user credentials. Using the security panel, we can configure if users must login before being able to load the project home page as well as roles to be used for role-based access. We also learned how roles are determined by group membership. Studio's security panel also tools service access restriction by role and a multitenant isolation feature for databases.

We then looked at various ways we can customize the security configuration, generally by editing project-security.xml outside of Studio. We also looked at examples of how we can utilize the security service from a custom Java service to provide almost any custom server-side validation or authorization scheme we may need.

We also...