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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


WaveMaker makes mobile development easy with its PhoneGap feature. The PhoneGap feature produces a ZIP file of the application's webapproot configured for the PhoneGap build service by Adobe at The build service compiles our application into a hybrid application that can be run natively on common mobile devices such as Android and iOS.

In this chapter, we discussed how to produce a mobile application using this feature. We examined the differences between the cloud build service and performing our own local builds of mobile installation packages. We also took a peek inside the phonegap staging folder and looked at how we can use this folder to customize the application.

This completes the deployment section of our journey. In the next and final chapter, we will take a comprehensive look at application debugging in WaveMaker. In debugging our applications, we will bring everything we have learned together and learn how to tackle any problem we encounter...