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Comprehensive technical documentation goes hand-in-hand with open-source software. Vaadin has grown significantly since its original release. With recent additions, such as Fusion, Collaboration Engine, and Design System, the documentation for the product and its features required a scalable foundation that’s easy to maintain going forward.

After a beta-testing phase, we’ve finally launched the new vaadin.com/docs site. It’s now easier to navigate, contribute to, get started with, and overall a big improvement for the experience.

The best Web Component data grid, , reaches 1.0

Great news to all web developers – we recently released the first stable version of our first HTML custom element (a.k.a. Web Component), namely vaadin-grid 1.0! This is the first time we offer our great UI components to be used together with any web framework, not just Vaadin Framework. The ...

Introducing Vaadin Components – Vaadin Grid for JavaScript developers

Update, Oct 22nd 2015: Vaadin Components is now called Vaadin Elements, and v-grid is now vaadin-grid. See vaadin.com/elements product page for more information. --- I'm happy to announce Vaadin Components, and the v-grid Web Component in particular. If you haven’t heard about this new product yet, ...

Responsive layouts with Vaadin and Sass

As a rehearsal for my workshop at GWT.create 2013, I gave an internal presentation/workshop last year about responsive layouts in Vaadin. The workshops at the conference weren’t recorded, but fortunately we record all of our internal presentations and trainings, so you have a chance to see this ...

Responsive design

We’re releasing a preview version of an add-on, simply called Vaadin Responsive, for making responsive design possible in Vaadin applications. With this early version, we hope to gather feedback about responsive design in general, what wishes and needs you have, and to improve the add-on from ...

It's demo time

We’re releasing our new Vaadin demo application, QuickTickets Dashboard, to the public today. It’s an application that I’ve been planning to create for some time and I hope that you find it a useful demonstration of what you can do with Vaadin. (Click to run the demo)     Let me discuss a bit about ...

A Theme per Version

The visual themes of Vaadin are the first thing any user will encounter when using a Vaadin app. Without a good theme, the user experience will decrease quite dramatically. Vaadin takes the core themes very seriously. I'm the person in charge of the design and look'n'feel of the core themes, and ...

State of Sass support in Vaadin 7 Today

I'm writing a few articles about the new theme features in Vaadin 7, mainly Sass and the new layouting and how those affect theme development. As you might have read from our newsletter or from various tweets, Vaadin 7 will include support for Sass (short for Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets). As ...