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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

Cloud deployment

The other deployment type to choose is Cloud Foundry. Cloud Foundry is the only cloud deployment target tooled by Studio, but is hardly the only cloud deployment option available to WaveMaker developers. Cloud Foundry is a Platform-as-a-Service, or PaaS. A PaaS aims to free developers from the complexity of configuring and managing the hosting environment. Other examples of PaaS clouds include Engine Yard, Cloud Jee, and Open Shift.

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) on the other hand is considered as an Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS). IaaS is the 'do it yourself' version of cloud compared to PaaS. The provider, Amazon in this case, provides the virtual machines, disk storage, and firewalls. That's it. Unless using Amazon's Beanstalk PaaS service, users must install and configure operating systems, services, and everything that goes with it. While there are many ways to simplify much of that build up, some of which we will cover soon, ultimately that configuration...