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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


Debugging is an important part of the development process. A good logging foundation upon which to work makes the debugging process much easier. Even when not chasing down errors or defects, debugging tools can help developers understand the inner workings of their applications.

In this chapter, we looked at debugging and diagnostics. We started with some general troubleshooting tactics, including the classic "clear the cache" issue. We then used the Network tab to help diagnose client from server-side problems.

Next we looked at the client side of things, such as the tools available to use in the various browsers and some of the considerations for working in the console. We concluded the chapter by using Eclipse to attach to a server started with JPDA.

This concludes our WaveMaker journey together. I trust that by now you agree that WaveMaker enables non-professional developers to participate in web application development. I hope you also have seen how much fun development can be...