Welcome to the Lift Web Framework
provides the best features for building interactive
Super simple and wicked powerful Ajax and
Comet coding. This lets you build more interactive, user-friendly
Amazingly concise code with the powerful type-safety
of Scala. This means
more time spent coding features
and less time writing tests or chasing
Runs on all standard JEE (Java) application servers
including Jetty, Tomcat, WebLogic, etc.
This means you get the performance, scalability and
compatibility of the best web infrastructure around.
Built-in security means more time focusing on your
application and less time being defensive about
parameter tampering, SQL injection, Cross Site Scripting and
other nasty attacks.
Lift is built on Scala, a hybrid Functional and
O-O language that compiles code down to the Java Virtual Machine.
Scala code can call any Java code and make use of all Java classes.
Java code can call some Scala code. Lift applications are packaged as WAR files and
can be deployed on any
Servlet 2.4 engine (e.g., Tomcat 5.5.xx, Jetty 6.0, etc.)
code is as clean and brief as Rails, yet performs at least 6
times faster and
is multithreaded. Additionally, because Scala is strongly typed,
catches type errors. For example:
User.find(By(User.email, "firstname.lastname@example.org")) // legal
User.find(By(User.birthday, new Date("Jan 4, 1975"))) // legal
User.find(By(User.birthday, "email@example.com")) // compiler error
Lift is an open source project distributed under an Apache License V2.0