Vaadin 19 has landed: Here’s everything you need to know

Vaadin 19 comes with some long awaited updates, including simplified theming, OSGi compatibility for Flow and improved offline support for Fusion (TypeScript) applications. Read on to learn more.

Collaboration Engine has a free tier now

Introducing a new free tier for Collaboration Engine

When we first announced the launch of Collaboration Engine last year, we received an overwhelming response from our community. Scores of developers were eager to try building real-time collaboration features into their Vaadin apps with just a few lines of code. Until today, Collaboration Engine was ...

Community Spotlight: Ben St. Pierre on modernizing oil & gas waste management with Vaadin

The Vaadin Community Spotlight series highlights amazing developers and businesses in the Vaadin community, and provides insight into their latest and greatest projects. Our first article takes a look at how Ben, a software developer based in Canada, is using Vaadin to drive digital transformation ...

A sneak-peek at the future of Vaadin’s real-time collaboration features

Last Thursday saw the unveiling of our initial release of Vaadin’s new collaboration feature, which allows developers to rapidly build real-time form editing features directly into Vaadin applications, with only a few lines of code.  A stable, beta version of the feature is currently available on ...

Meet Collaboration Engine: The simplest way to build collaborative web apps

(Part 2 of 4) Today, we launch the first iteration of Collaboration Engine: The world’s simplest solution for building powerful, real-time collaboration features into web applications.  Read on to learn more about the problems we set out to solve, how Collaboration Engine works, and how you can ...
Design system for scalable web app building

A better way to build UIs: An introduction to design systems

Design systems are in vogue. Many well-known companies, from Shopify to Google, use them to ensure consistency in their products and efficiency in their product development. Done right, a design system can be a tremendous help to application developers and designers alike. Unfortunately, the ...
Collaborative web apps

An introduction to real-time collaboration in business critical applications

(Part 1 of 4) Many businesses are looking beyond geographic borders to procure the best workforce, customers, vendors and partners. In other words, organizations are becoming increasingly more distributed as they conduct business across the globe. This means that online workflows (the sequence of ...
Platforms that support PWAs in 2020

The state of progressive web applications: March 2021 edition

Vaadin, along with major technology firms, such as Microsoft and Google, have been championing progressive web applications for several years now. Last updated on March 30, 2021. A lot has changed in the PWA ecosystem over the last few months. For this reason, we decided to release this “state of ...
Vaadin DevDay event for Java developers

The future of Vaadin events

As COVID-19 forced the cancellation of all physical events and meet-ups across the globe, we, like many other businesses, opted to move our events to online platforms.  We recently held the first ever online Vaadin Dev Day. This event gives the Vaadin community the opportunity to connect with our ...
Vaadin now supports localizing Java web applications into RTL languages

Localization gets an update with right-to-left (RTL) support

We’re excited to announce that Vaadin’s localization capabilities just got a major upgrade with the implementation of right-to-left (RTL) script support-- one of the Vaadin community’s most-requested and long-awaited features. What is RTL support? A number of the world’s major languages rely on ...