January 5, 2011
- Community... the Lift community is 2,400 members strong, super-active and always there to help with questions
- Best Comet (server-push) support that allows the creation of dynamic application such as Novell Vibe
- Super simple Ajax for creating highly interactive web applications without worrying about HTTP plumbing
- Secure by default... Lift apps are resistant to the OWASP top 10 vulnerabilities including XSS, XSRF, and parameter tampering
- Concise and Maintainable... Lift apps typically contain fewer lines of code than corresponding Rails apps, yet are type safe so that many errors are flagged by the compiler
- Scalable... Lift apps scale to millions of users across many servers, yet are highly efficient for single-box implementations
- Compatible... Lift apps can take advantage of any Java library as well as the growing collection of Scala libraries
- HTML5 Support: Lift supports parsing HTML5 input files and rendering HTML5 to the browser in addition to Lift’s XHTML support
- Wiring: Spreadsheets meet web application yielding an automatic mechanism for updating dependent elements on a page, making it even easier to build dynamic apps with Lift
- Wizard and Screen Improvements: Build complex screens more easily with new helper methods for creating form elements and improved life-cycle callbacks
- CSS Selector Transforms Improvements: including appending attributes, multiple selectors applying to a single element, and element lifting
- Support for migratory sessions: ContainerVars provide type-safe, guaranteed serializable session variables that can migrate across application servers in a cluster
- Improved i18n: including per-page localization strings and localization strings and HTML stored in templates rather than Java resource files which makes editing much easier
- Security Improvements: including creation of new sessions on login
- MongoDB Improvements: performance improvements as well as new features
- Support for Scala 2.8.1 as well as 2.8.0 and 2.7.7
- ProtoUser support for Record: Lift’s ProtoUser and CRUDify can be used on Record-based persistence classes as well as Mapper-based persistence classes
- Squeryl integration improvements: Lift is updated to use the latest version of Squeryl
- Designer-friendly templates
- Stateless renderingincluding the HTML pipeline
- Support for MVC-style development
- Foursquare: the multi-million user location based service that services millions of check-ins a day on their Lift-powered system
- Novell Vibe: enterprise collaboration software platform based on Google Wave
- Innovation Games: The fun way to do serious business — seriously
- Xerox/XMPie: the leading provider of software for cross-media, variable data one-to-one marketing
- Exchango: The easy and convenient way to give and get free stuff.
- Snapsort: Compare and decide on cameras
- No Fouls: Find pickup basketball games
2014/06/19 The Lift team is proud to announce Milestone 4 of Lift 2.6.
2014/04/12 The Lift team is proud to announce Milestone 3 of Lift 2.6.
2013/11/20 Lift and BREACH: How Lift protects you, and how you can protect yourself
2013/11/08 The Lift team is proud to announce Milestone 2 of Lift 2.6.
2013/10/11 The Lift team is proud to announce Milestone 1 of Lift 2.6.
2013/07/15 A list of things new and noteworthy in Lift 2.5
2013/06/28 The Lift Cookbook is now available from O'Reilly.
2013/06/25 The Lift team is proud to announce version 2.5.1 of Lift.
2013/06/2 The Lift team is proud to announce version 2.5 of Lift.
2013/05/12 The Lift team is proud to announce version 2.5-RC6 of Lift.
Entwicklung von Web-Applikationen mit Lift und Scala by Thomas Fiedler and Christoph Knabe.
Lift In Action by Tim Perrett is available in print and eBook format.
Lift Web Applications How-to by Torsten Uhlmann is available in print and eBook format.