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Lift Application Development Cookbook by Gilberto T. Garcia Jr.

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Lift Basics

In this chapter, we will learn about:

  • Creating a Lift application using SBT
  • Creating a Lift application using Maven
  • Defining a SiteMap
  • Logging using logback
  • Sending e-mails using Gmail's SMTP server

Introduction

In this chapter, we will learn how to install Lift, which is a very secure web framework written in Scala; how to configure the basics of a Lift application such as how to define the SiteMap which is a comprehensive representation of the pages of a Lift application; and how to configure a log engine. We will also learn how to create an application using Simple Build Tool (SBT) or Maven.

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