Hi Tyler, Congratulations. I'm going to have to buy a new bookshelf to hold all these Scala books.
Bill On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 12:08 PM, TylerWeir <tyler.w...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Derek, Marius and I are happy to announce: > > Exploring Lift: Scala-based Web Framework > > http://www.apress.com/book/view/1430224215 > > Lift is an exciting new framework that leverages the Scala programming > language to offer an innovative approach to creating web applications. > Lift provides enormous flexibility and functionality while keeping > your code simple. > > Exploring Lift is brought to you by Derek Chen-Becker, Marius Danciu, > and Tyler Weir, three committers on the Lift project. The book not > only covers the fundamentals of building a comprehensive Lift-based > application, but contains multiple chapters on advanced functionality > such as AJAX, Comet and custom URL rewriting. Extensive code samples > are given throughout the book to demonstrate practical application, > and a complete demo app is built from the ground up to reinforce the > information presented. > What you'll learn > > * How to get a basic Lift application up and running quickly using > Maven's archetypes > * How to generate and process forms, including file uploads > * How to use the SiteMap framework to provide a custom site menu > and programmatic access control to your application's pages > * Database access using Lift's Mapper framework as well as how to > integrate the Java Persistence Architecture > * How to use custom URL rewriting and request dispatch to easily > provide user-friendly URLs and powerful servlet-like functionality > * How to easily internationalized (I18N) your application > * And much more! > > Who this book is for? > > Anyone interested in getting the most out of their web applications > and who appreciates the power and flexibility of the Scala programming > language. A basic understanding of Scala is assumed, so if you're not > familiar with it we would suggest reading David Pollak's excellent > book, Beginning Scala, http://apress.com/book/view/1430219890 . > > Reviews > > Lift was created by David Pollak, an industry veteran who has > repeatedly pushed the boundaries of what is possible with programming. > Here is what people are saying about Lift: > > "Lift is the only new framework in the last four years to offer > fresh and innovative approaches to web development. It's not just some > incremental improvements over the status quo, it redefines the state > of the art. If you are a web developer, you should learn Lift. Even if > you don't wind up using it everyday, it will change the way you > approach web applications." > > —Michael Galpin, Developer, eBay > > "Lift is an expressive and elegant framework for writing web > applications. Lift stresses the importance of security, > maintainability, scalability and performance, while allowing for high > levels of developer productivity." > > —Lee Mighdoll, CTO, Digiting, Inc. > > > --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Lift" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe from this group, send email to liftweb+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/liftweb?hl=en -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---