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Easy Web Development with WaveMaker

By : Edward Callahan
Book Image

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 9. Custom Java Services

So far, we have seen how WaveMaker provides a framework in which we can easily build applications. We've also seen how the Studio can generate server-side services from as little as a JDBC connection to a relational database schema or web service URL. In this chapter, we'll cover the root of all server-side functionality, custom Java services. If it can be done in Java, it can probably be done in WaveMaker using custom Java services.

It is impossible to address all the possible ways you could use custom Java services in a project. Instead, in this chapter, we will equip you with the building blocks needed to build your own solutions in Java. The following are the areas we will address:

  • The classpath

  • Using external editors

  • RuntimeAccess

  • Accessing other service beans

  • Servlet stuff

  • Logging

The example project for this chapter is named JavaServices. It demonstrates using the custpurchase MySQL example database from a custom Java service.