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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

Chapter 15. Debugging

If at this point you have successfully deployed your project and everything is working to your satisfaction, then bravo! If instead some things are not working, if there is an error, or three, or if you want to investigate how something works in order to understand it better, then I encourage you to stick around for this, the final chapter of our journey together.

In this chapter, we will cover diagnostics and debugging. We shall start at the beginning with logging and some items to be generally aware of. After that, we will apply our knowledge of WaveMaker's XHR client/server communications to use the Network tab as a way to determine when problems are client- or server-side issues.

Next, we'll focus on the client. We'll look at the tooling available to us when working with JavaScript across browsers. We'll be certain to address mobile development too. With our client tools in place, we'll provide some tips on using the console. We'll look at the most useful diagnostic...