This month, Bill Brutzman will be making a presentation entitled, "Anatomy of a Web App."
He has an example web application hosted LandSlidePrep.com (LSP) that has been LIVE for several months with a bunch of working parts.
The thrust of
LSP is contact management for a certain major political party, for counties and towns, candidates, municipal chairs, activists, and canvassers.
The front end includes
The middleware is
Hibernate and ORM (Object Relational Mapping).
The back-end database is
LSP is menu-driven with login and application security.
Bill will discuss
LSPs nearly framework-free architecture.
While he would like to think of the skeleton as vanilla, he supposes that it is
MVx (Model View) leaving off the
C for savings.
Bill will touch on the software configuration control and tools used.
Some meat on the bones:
AJAX, can search, has charts, graphic content, and eMail broadcasting functionality.
LSP can download data grids to end-user Excel spreadsheets.
Users are able to hydrate Adobe Acrobat PDFs with live data via Adobe LiveCycle Designer forms and some
For dessert (some fat): cookies and Java integration.
Although it is an anatomy thing, demos will be strictly gender neutral.
Those attending are welcome to wear surgical scrubs.