Books: 5


Over 50 practical recipes to build web applications using Lift, the most secure web framework available
If you want the ultimate in security for your web applications you need to know the Lift framework. This book lets you dive straight into a whole range of features and techniques thanks to its 50+ practical recipes. Overview * Lift made easy with step-by-steps recipes written by a developer for more » developers * Practical examples covering topics from basic to advanced levels * Learn to use Schemifier to automatically create tables and columns * Understand how to integrate Lift with other technologies and social media * Filled with task-based recipes to create web applications in a very secure manner In Detail Developing secure web applications is one of the most important tasks developers have to deal with. With Lift, it is easy to create solid and formidable web applications as it is the most secure web framework available today. The View-First approach and being able to handle things as purely data transformation, makes working with Lift an exciting task. "Lift Application Development Cookbook" teaches you how to build web applications using this amazing framework. The book moves gradually, starting with the basics (starting a new project, submitting a form, and so on) before covering more advanced topics such as building a REST API and integrating your application with other technologies and applications. "Lift Application Development Cookbook" takes you on a journey of creating secure web applications. Step-by-step instructions help you understand how things work and how various elements relate to each other. You'll learn different ways to process a form, build dynamic HTML pages, and create an API using REST. You'll also learn how to work with relational and NoSQL databases and how to integrate your application with other technologies as well as with third-part applications such as Gmail and Facebook. By the end of the book, you will be able to understand how Lift works and be able to build web applications using this amazing and exciting framework. What you will learn from this book * Start a new web application using Lift * Manage and validate forms to handle data submitted by users * Build an application to create and maintain client data by using a REST interface * Use Mapper, an ORM system for relational databases, included with Lift * Use Liquibase to manage database changes incrementally * Integrate Lift and Akka * Schedule jobs using Quartz * Integrate your application with JMS queues * Use IoC frameworks such as Google Guice and Spring * Use social media to log in users * Fetch user data from social media Approach Lift Application Development Cookbook contains practical recipes on everything you will need to create secure web applications using this amazing framework. The book first teaches you basic topics such as starting a new application and gradually moves on to teach you advanced topics to achieve a certain task. Then, it explains every step in detail so that you can build your knowledge about how things work. Who this book is written for This book is for developers who have at least some basic knowledge about Scala and who are looking for a functional, secure, and modern web framework. Prior experience with HTML and JavaScript is assumed. « less
Recipes from the Community for Building Web Applications with Scala
If you need help building web applications with the Lift framework, this cookbook provides scores of concise, ready-to-use code solutions. You'll find recipes for everything from setting up a coding environment to creating REST web services and deploying your application to production. Built on top more » of the Scala JVM programming language, Lift takes a different - yet ultimately easier - approach to development than MVC frameworks such as Rails. Each recipe in this book includes a discussion of how and why each solution works, not only to help you complete the task at hand, but also to illustrate how Lift works. « less
Get to know the Lift web framework quickly and efficiently using practical, hands-on recipes
Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results. Develop your own Lift web applications, find practical examples for many common use cases. Learn how to build responsive web applications. Hands-on recipes with accompanying source code to help you get up to more » speed quickly. « less
The Simply Functional Web Framework for Scala
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 more » 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. « less
The open source Scala language is a Java-based dynamic scripting, functional programming language. Moreover, this highly scalable scripting language lends itself well to building cloud-based/deliverable Software as a Service (SaaS) online applications. Written by Lift Scala web framework founder and more » lead Dave Pollak, Beginning Scala takes a down-to-earth approach to teaching Scala that leads you through simple examples that can be combined to build complex, scalable systems and applications. This book introduces you to the Scala programming language and then guides you through Scala constructs and libraries that allow small and large teams to assemble small components into high-performance, scalable systems. You will learn why Scala is becoming the language of choice for Web 2.0 companies such as Twitter as well as enterprises such as Seimens and SAP. « less