Community Spotlight - July 2017

A key element in any successful open-source project is its community. In the case of Vaadin, the community collaborates mostly by asking and answering questions in forums, reporting issues, suggesting improvements, contributing with patches to the core products or with add-ons published at ...

Community Spotlight - May 2017

For this month’s Community Spotlight I had the pleasure of talking with Nicolas Frankel, published author (Learning Vaadin, Learning Vaadin 7, and Integration Testing from the Trenches), developer, speaker, influencer, and passionate about technology. Find out his thoughts about Vaadin and what ...

Community Spotlight - April 2017

For this month’s Vaadin Community Spotlight I interviewed Roland Krüger, a software engineer who works at a consulting company (Orientation in Objects) in Mannheim, Germany. His job includes working in Java-related customer projects, consulting (sometimes Vaadin-related), and trainings in different ...

Lazy loading with Vaadin 8

One of my favorite new features in Vaadin 8 is the Grid::setDataProvider method which makes it remarkably easy to implement lazy loading in Grids. In earlier versions of Vaadin, you had to implement a rather complex Container interface. Vaadin 8 not only removes this interface, but also provides a ...

Community Spotlight - February 2017

For this month’s community spotlight, I interviewed Normand Hénault. Normand is the CEO of a company developing an interesting project called Nuuzee, a service that allows users to geographically explore events around them. The web application is available in 93 languages with the translations ...

Using Oracle Databases and WebLogic with Vaadin 8

This guide walks you through the process of connecting to Oracle databases from Java EE web applications using JPA and Apache DeltaSpike Data. The application developed in this guide consists of a web UI with a list of employees loaded from an Oracle database and a filter to allow searching ...

Implementing 'remember me' with Vaadin

One of the most common features for a login form is the remember me feature that allows users to be automatically signed in from a certain machine even after the HTTP session expires: Web applications usually implement this feature by using cookies. When the user selects the remember me option and ...

Community Spotlight - December 2016

Time for another episode of Vaadin Community Spotlight. This time I had the opportunity to talk with Ángel Martínez. Ángel Martínez has a BSc and MSc in Telecommunications Engineering and a Masters degree in Business Development & Digital Marketing. He has more than 10 years experience working ...

Microservices and Vaadin UIs

If you have been following the web development industry in the last years, there’s a good chance that you have at least heard about microservices architectures. Some would say microservices are a specialization of SOA, others that microservices are the same as SOA, or that microservices are SOA ...