English | 2022 | ISBN: 180181113X| 499 pages | True EPUB, MOBI | 11.66 MB
Get a practical overview of web development in Julia and learn how to build MVC applications with a REST API, and an interactive data dashboard using the Genie web framework
A tutorial on web development from Julia expert, Ivo Balbaert and the creator of the Genie framework, Adrian Salceanu
A step-by-step approach to building a complete web app with the Genie framework
Develop secure and fast web apps using server-side development on Julia
Julia's high-performance and scalability characteristics and its extensive number of packages for visualizing data make it an excellent fit for developing web apps, web services, and web dashboards.
The two parts of this book provide complete coverage to build your skills in web development.
First, you'll refresh your knowledge of the main concepts in Julia that will further be used in web development. Then, you'll use Julia's standard web packages and examine how the building blocks of the web such as TCP-IP, web sockets, HTTP protocol, and so on are implemented in Julia's standard library. Each topic is discussed and developed into code that you can apply in new projects, from static websites to dashboards. You'll also understand how to choose the right Julia framework for a project. The second part of the book talks about the Genie framework. You'll learn how to build a traditional to do app following the MVC design pattern. Next, you'll add a REST API to this project, including testing and documentation. Later, you'll explore the various ways of deploying an app in production, including authentication functionality. Finally, you'll work on an interactive data dashboard, making various chart types and filters.
By the end of this book, you'll be able to build interactive web solutions on a large scale with a Julia-based web framework.
What you will learn
Understand how to make a web server with HTTP.jl and work with JSON data over the web
Discover how to build a static website with the Franklin framework
Explore Julia web development frameworks and work with them
Uncover the Julia infrastructure for development, testing, package management, and deployment
Develop an MVC web app with the Genie framework
Understand how to add a REST API to a web app
Create an interactive data dashboard with charts and filters
Test, document, and deploy maintainable web applications using Julia
Who this book is for
This book is for bner to intermediate-level Julia programmers who want to enhance their skills in designing and developing large-scale web applications. The book helps you adopt Genie without any prior experience with the framework. Julia programming experience and a bner-level understanding of web development concepts are required.