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Lift in Action: The Simply Functional Web Framework for Scalaby Timothy. Perrett
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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
PART 1 GETTING STARTED
PART 2 APPLICATION TUTORIAL
PART 3 LIFT IN DETAIL
Book News Annotation:
This guide to Lift provides web application developers with information on performing common programming tasks with this application framework for the Scala programming language. Beginning with an exploration of the Lift environment and a simple introductory program, the work walks the user through the creation of simple example applications and continues with a detailed examination of advanced features including access control, HTTP functions and Lift, and application and data persistence. Chapters include illustrations, screenshots, and code examples and access to additional online resources is provided. Perrett is a member of the Lift core development team. Distributed in the US and Canada by O'Reilly. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Lift is a new web development framework built on the Scala programming language. Lift shortens development cycles because it is streamlined, production-ready, scalable, and leverages standards and the Java Virtual Machine.
Lift in Action is a step-by-step exploration of the Lift web framework. It opens by presenting the core of the Lift framework, along with enough Scala to get started. Then, the carefully crafted, well-explained, progressive examples quickly have readers building something real. A sample application covers most of Lift's key concepts while introducing architectural and development strategies to build good Lift apps. By the end, all of Lifts features and components have been systematically explored.
About the Author
Timothy Perrett is a member of the Lift core team, and a technical architect specializing in enterprise integration and automation systems for manufacturing and marketing workflows. When hes not speaking at conferences or blogging about Scala and Lift, Timothy lives by the river in the beautiful city of Bath, England.
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