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Lift in Action

The Simply Functional Web Framework for Scala

Published by Manning
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Summary

Lift in Action is a step-by-step exploration of the Lift framework. It moves through the subject quickly using carefully crafted, well-explained examples that make you comfortable from the start. This book is written for developers who are new to both Scala and Lift.
About the Technology
Lift is a Scala-based web framework designed for extremely interactive and engaging web applications. It's highly scalable, production-ready, and will run in any servlet container. And Lift's convention-over-configuration approach lets you avoid needless work.
About this Book
Lift in Action is a step-by-step exploration of the Lift framework. It moves through the subject quickly using carefully crafted, well-explained examples that make you comfortable from the start. You'll follow an entertaining Travel Auction application that covers the core concepts and shows up architectural and development strategies. Handy appendixes offer a Scala crash course and guidance for setting up a good coding environment.

This book is written for developers who are new to both Scala and Lift and covers just enough Scala to get you started.

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.
What's Inside

  • Complete coverage of the Lift framework
  • Security, maintainability, and performance
  • Integration and scaling
  • Covers Lift 2.x
Table of Contents
    PART 1 GETTING STARTED
  1. Introducing Lift
  2. Hello Lift
  3. PART 2 APPLICATION TUTORIAL
  4. The auction application
  5. Customers, auctions, and bidding
  6. Shopping basket and checkout
  7. PART 3 LIFT IN DETAIL
  8. Common tasks with Lift WebKit
  9. SiteMap and access control
  10. HTTP in Lift
  11. AJAX, wiring, and Comet
  12. Persistence with Mapper
  13. Persistence with Record

About The Author

Timothy Perrett is a member of the Lift core team and a Scala developer specializing in integration and automation systems for both manufacturing and marketing workflows.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Manning (November 17, 2011)
  • Length: 424 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781638352983

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