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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

Preparing for deployment

Studio generally does well to present tasks logically and intuitively. Deployment may be the task that can single-handedly do the most damage to that reputation due to the range of possible configuration elements that have not been abstracted out into the deployment dialog.

Some of the project configurations can only be updated outside the Studio or by using the resource manager, akin to the enabling of dependency injection in our examples by editing XML files. The classic example here is if your deployment environment requires a custom entry in the applications' web-app context, it can be added using user-web.xml. However, you must manually edit user-web.xml before generating the archive.


Spring profiles enable you to have different configurations for different environments so you don't have to change values between environments. An example from the WaveMaker runtime server is how the bean named serviceResponse obtains its connectionTimeout value depending on the...