Lift (Web Framework)

Lift (Web Framework)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lift is a free web application framework that is designed for the Scala programming language. It was originally created by David Pollak who was dissatisfied with certain aspects of the Ruby on Rails framework. Lift was launched as an open-source project on February 26, 2007 under the Apache 2.0 license. A commercially popular web platform often cited as being developed using Lift is Foursquare. Lift draws upon concepts from peer frameworks such as Ruby on Rails, Seaside, Wicket and Django. It favors convention over configuration in the style of Ruby on Rails, although it does not prescribe the model-view-controller architectural pattern. Rather Lift is chiefly modeled upon the so-called "View First" approach to web page development inspired by the Wicket framework. Lift is also designed to be a high-performance, scalable web framework by leveraging Scala actors to support more concurrent requests than is possible with a thread-per-request more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136723379
  • 9786136723372