Lift in Action
The Simply Functional Web Framework for Scala

Timothy Perrett

November 2011 | 424 pages
ISBN: 9781935182801

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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.

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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.