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Instant Lift Web Applications How-to by Torsten Uhlmann

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Chapter 1. Instant Lift Web Applications How-to

Welcome to Instant Lift Web Applications How-to. This book will give you a quick, step-by-step introduction into the world of Lift. It will guide you through the different steps of setting up a Lift application, developing pages using content from a database, and making them really spiffy using Ajax and Comet. We expect that you already know the basics of the Scala programming language (http://www.scala-lang.org), but we promise to take it easy and explain new constructs as we go along.

When to use Lift

Lift (http://www.liftweb.net) is a full stack web application framework. What that means is that Lift comes with all the tools, utilities, and help to build full-scale web applications, ranging from ...

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