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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

Simple notifications

Good applications must inform the user of a number of events and conditions. Unexpected errors and failures, successful task completion, and drawing attention to unmet requirements are all use cases for such notifications. WaveMaker provides a range of components to assist with these needs. In this section, we will look at the simple notifications provided by choosing NotificationCall from the Insert menu:


The most basic of navigations are the simple notifications. The most basic of these is alert. They are the simple dialogs with a message and an OK button to dismiss the dialog. It remains nearly impossible not to encounter alerts on the Web. In raw JavaScript, you use alert("Some Message"); and an alert is shown. What more could there be to know about alerts?

The JavaScript alert() uses the browser to display the message. We know that browsers are inconsistent creatures, and their handling of alerts is no different. Some browsers even freeze all execution during...