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Wicket in Action by Eelco Hillenius, Martijn Dashorst

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Chapter 3. Building a cheesy Wicket application

In this chapter:

  • Displaying items from a list
  • Navigating to another page
  • Processing a form, validating the input and providing feedback
  • Creating a reusable custom component

Reading about components, pages, and models is interesting, but getting your hands dirty is more fun. To get a better understanding of working with Wicket, in this chapter we’ll start building the cheese store we discussed in chapter 2. The store’s functionality will be limited to the sales front end: the shop with our prime collection of cheeses and a checkout page so customers can buy our product.

This is a long chapter, so we’ll cover a lot of ground. Even so, a lot is left as an exercise for you. We won’t be designing ...

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