Chapter 2. Putting seam-gen to work

This chapter covers

  • Setting up a project with seam-gen
  • Reverse engineering a database schema
  • Hot-deploying incremental changes
  • Choosing an IDE for development

Learning a new framework can be challenging, risky, and time consuming. You must leave the comfort of your current tool set and venture into unknown territory. To justify your research, you seek out early victories in the form of trivial “Hello World” examples. After completing one, you celebrate your accomplishment. Sadly, few others will be so impressed.

Thanks to seam-gen, Seam’s rapid development tool, you can skip the putt-putt course and come out swinging on your first day with Seam. seam-gen creates for you a functional, database-oriented ...

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