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The Eclipse Scout Book
Release 3.9 (Kepler)

Matthias Zimmermann

Version of 2013-07-11

Contents
Preface
 Who should read this Book?
 This Book is Open and Free
 The Scout Community
 The Current State
 Thanks!
I  Getting Started
1 Introduction
 1.1 What is Scout?
 1.2 Why should I choose Scout?
 1.3 What should I read?
2 ”Hello World” Tutorial
 2.1 Installation and Setup
 2.2 Create a new Project
 2.3 Run the Initial Application
 2.4 The User Interface Part
 2.5 The Server Part
 2.6 Add the Rayo Look and Feel
 2.7 Exporting the Application
 2.8 Deploying to Tomcat
3 ”Hello World” Background
 3.1 Create a new Project
 3.2 Walking through the Initial Application
 3.3 Run the Initial Application
 3.4 The User Interface Part
 3.5 The Server Part
 3.6 Add the Rayo Look and Feel
 3.7 Exporting the Application
 3.8 Deploying to Tomcat
4 Scout Tooling
 4.1 The Eclipse IDE
 4.2 The Scout SDK
 4.3 The Scout Explorer
 4.4 The Scout Object Properties
 4.5 Scout SDK Wizards
5 A Larger Example
 5.1 The ”My Contacts” Application
 5.2 Setting up the new Scout project
 5.3 Adding the Person Page
 5.4 Adding the Company Page
 5.5 Installing the Database
 5.6 Fetching Data from the Database
 5.7 Creating the Person Form
 5.8 Managing Person Data on the Server Side
 5.9 Creating the Company Form
 5.10 Adding the Scribe Library to the Application
 5.11 Integrating LinkedIn Access with Scribe
 5.12 Fetching Contacts from LinkedIn
II  Appendices
A Licence and Copyright
 A.1 Licence Summary
 A.2 Contributing Individuals
 A.3 Full Licence Text
B Scout Installation
 B.1 Overview
 B.2 Download and Install a JDK
 B.3 Download and Install Scout
 B.4 Add Scout to your Eclipse Installation
 B.5 Verifying the Installation
C Apache Tomcat Installation
 C.1 Windows Installation
 C.2 Directories and Files
 C.3 The Tomcat Manager Application
Bibliography
Bibliography
Index
Index