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Lift in Action: The Simply Functional Web Framework for Scala

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SummaryLift 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. 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

      PART 2 APPLICATION TUTORIAL

    3. The auction application

    4. Customers, auctions, and bidding

    5. Shopping basket and checkout

      PART 3 LIFT IN DETAIL

    6. Common tasks with Lift WebKit

    7. SiteMap and access control

    8. HTTP in Lift

    9. AJAX, wiring, and Comet

    10. Persistence with Mapper

    11. Persistence with Record