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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


The Network tab may help us determine that the issue is in the client, but it cannot help us to be more specific than that. In order to do that, we'll want to use our browser tools again.

As we have learned, running the application in debug mode (using ?debug on the URL) loads the original JavaScript source files instead of compressed and minified packages of the client library. It is still possible to debug an application without running the client in debug mode, but it is definitely easier to do it in debug mode. As we have seen, we can use the console to invoke components in order to determine state and values. The debug mode is not required to invoke components from the console. If viewing a variable value, updating a value, or some simple task enables you to better understand an issue, then you don't need to reload the project in debug mode. Otherwise, reloading the project in debug mode before investigating an issue is almost always worth the wait. Whenever the WaveMaker runtime...