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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


In this chapter, we have addressed the deployment of WaveMaker applications. We have examined both the process of generating the deployment archive as well as our options for a deployment environment.

WaveMaker applications require a JDK 1.6 or newer Java application server. Studio tools the generation of archives and direct deployment to Cloud Foundry and Tomcat 6. The WAR/EAR generation option is used to generate an archive for deployment to any target not tooled or for deployment using any other tool we may prefer. Use of Tomcat 7 for deployment is recommended. We also learned that some configuration changes must be made prior to using the deployment dialog to generate the archive.

We have also discussed various aspects and considerations of common deployment environments. In particular, we looked at the Amazon EC2 IaaS cloud environments. We also addressed configuring the Tomcat JVM and using AJP to front Tomcat with Apache Server.

In the next chapter, we will look at the PhoneGap...