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ZK Developer's Guide by Markus Stauble, Hans-Jurgen Schumacher, Jurgen Schumacher

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First Step: Say Hello to ZK

To get a feel of working with ZK, it's wise to do a small example. To follow the long tradition of many programming technologies, we will start with the traditional "Hello World" example.

For the examples, we are using version 2.3.0 of the ZK framework.

The best way to start with ZK is to download the zkdemo application from the ZK team. The application can be downloaded from: http://www.zkoss.org/download/. The application comes in a ZIP archive. This archive contains four files:

  1. 1. zkdemo-all.war

  2. 2. zkdemo.war

  3. 3. zkdemos-all.ear

  4. 4. zkdemos.ear

The WAR files are for deploying inside a J2EE web container. The EAR files are for deploying inside a J2EE application server. To start, just throw the zkdemo.war inside the ...

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