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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

Welcome to projects

When we first load Studio into our browser, we are greeted by the welcome dialog. The welcome dialog contains a number of links to key resources to help us get started, such as the developer community site and product documentation. At the bottom of the dialog is the version of WaveMaker Studio. On the Projects tab is a searchable list of possible projects found in the WaveMaker home projects folder. Changing the location of the WaveMaker home folder under File | Preferences… updates the listing in projects accordingly. However, it is via the File menu item that the bulk of the in-Studio project management takes place. In addition to setting the WaveMaker home folder, it is here we find New Project…, Save, Close Project, Revert Project, Delete Current Project, and Copy Current Project…, all operating on the current project. Revert Project is a handy version of bulk undo; it reverts the project to the last saved state. The File menu is also how we deploy our project. Deployment...