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The Simply Functional Web Framework for Scala
Timothy Perrett
  • November 2011
  • ISBN 9781935182801
  • 424 pages
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The best guide for building secure, scalable, and real-time web applications using Scala and Lift.

Guillaume Belrose, Quantel Ltd
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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. 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.

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.

what's inside

  • Complete coverage of the Lift framework
  • Security, maintainability, and performance
  • Integration and scaling
  • Covers Lift 2.x

about the reader

This book is written for developers who are new to both Scala and Lift and covers just enough Scala to get you started.

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.

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Rejoice, would-be Lift programmers,...finally an approachable resource to turn to.

Ted Neward, Neward & Associates

If you're building web apps with Lift, you need this book.

John C. Tyler, PROS Pricing

Great reference book for Lift and Scala!

Tom Jensen, Chocolate Sprocket