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Java and Vaadin

Vaadin has been enabling Java development teams to build enterprise-grade web apps in Java for over twenty years. The Vaadin framework is unique, as it is the only one that allows developers to build modern web apps completely in Java, without any browser plugins.  For well over two decades, Java ...
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Stuck in the Lift: Mikael Sukoinen

Welcome to our new employee spotlight series Stuck in the Lift*. The people at Vaadin are at the core of our business, and with this series we want to celebrate their contributions. Plus, Vaadiners are quite a diverse and interesting bunch, so we thought you might be curious to know who’s behind ...

Announcing the Vaadin Community Award

July 2021: Article updated to fix some of the rules and details. I'm happy to announce the Vaadin Community Award (VCA) program, which recognizes the valuable efforts of top contributors in the Vaadin Community.  

Dynamic Theming in Vaadin Flow

The application with different theme variants Whether for multi-tenancy or user preference, the need to dynamically change the theming of an application is a common business application need. In this post, we show how it’s done using CSS custom properties and HTML attributes. Vaadin 14.6 brought an ...
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How to enable real-time collaboration in your Vaadin app in 4 steps

Most web applications are collaborative. You have multiple users, all working with the same underlying data in the database. However, in most existing business applications, this collaboration doesn't happen in real time, which can lead to mistakes, inconsistent data, and lost working time.   Why ...
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Use Vaadin to Build Real-Time Collaborative Web Apps for Work

The digitization of customer and supply-chain interactions, as well as internal operations, has been accelerated by three to four years as a swift response to COVID-19. Companies have been pushed beyond the technology tipping point, fundamentally changing the way business is done today. The era of ...
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Say Hello to Vaadin 20!

Our latest feature release, Vaadin 20, is finally here. V20 brings both new features and updates, including official Gradle support, Spring Security Helpers and TypeScript type event definitions for 15 more components since Vaadin 19. Vaadin 20 contains frameworks, tools and components. You can see ...
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Design Systems for Consistency and Efficiency

Many application development teams struggle with UI inconsistencies, both in terms of UI design and UI implementation. According  to the Enterprise UX Industry Report for 2017–2018, consistency is the number one challenge reported by enterprise UI designers. Designer-developer collaboration is ...
Vaadin Dev Day Spring 2021 with Matti Tahvonen, Simon Martinelli, and Leif Åstrand

Get ready for Vaadin Dev Day - Spring 2021

We have an amazing lineup for the next edition of the Vaadin Dev Day, coming up this spring, with two well-known Vaadiners and a special guest. The event focus is on Vaadin Flow topics, including DataProvider usage, JavaScript integration, and a roadmap presentation. But that's not all! We have a ...