Webinar with Justin Fagnani

LitElement 3.0 and lit-html 2.0 webinar with Justin Fagnani

Justin Fagnani, Google software engineer, and creator of lit-html, joined us for a Vaadin webinar in which he presented the new and exciting releases of LitElement 3.0 and lit-html 2.0. You can find the full recorded webinar on Youtube or continue reading for a written summary. Thank you Justin ...
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Java for front-end development in 2021

Vaadin has enabled Java development teams to build full-stack applications, 100% in Java, for over 20 years. With an extensive web component library, powerful abstraction capabilities, the new Collaboration Engine (for real-time collaboration) and Vaadin Fusion (for TypeScript support), Vaadin is ...

Top 5 most common Vaadin performance pitfalls and how to avoid them

A couple of weeks ago I was coding a demo app when it dawned on me that if I was to use my code in a real-world application, it would consume unacceptable amounts of memory once it reached 100 or more concurrent users. Vaadin Flow makes it easy to start coding web applications, even if you have no ...
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What’s new in Java?

Java is still going strong after 25 years! We decided to interview active Java professionals who have used it for years to hear about the new and upcoming features they are most excited about. With JDK 16 around the corner and new community platforms emerging, let’s hear what they had to say. Read ...
Webinar with Leif Åstrand

Should frontend developers define endpoint APIs?

In this webinar, Leif Åstrand, Product Architect here at Vaadin, discussed the complexities of building modern web applications. He challenged the notion that endpoint APIs should be managed by backend development teams, by making the case for the Backends for Frontends (or BFF) pattern. You can ...
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 ...
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AMA with Matti Tahvonen, Product Owner of Vaadin Flow

We held our first AMA (Ask Me Anything) with Matti Tahvonen, Product Owner of Vaadin Flow, on our official Discord server on February 4. Some very interesting questions came up and we’ve summarized the highlights in this post. First things first: who is Matti? In his own words: Hello, I’m one of ...

Vaadin tips video series

Since last October, we have released weekly technical videos on topics about Vaadin Flow and Vaadin Fusion. If you are a visual learner, this series is for you!

Update your Vaadin 8 project to Java 11 and GWT 2.9.0

Vaadin 8 was originally built and designed when Java 8 was the newest and the coolest. You can see this in many parts of the API. For example, we use lambdas to implement listeners that only have one method, and use Optionals and Streams here and there. Vaadin 8 also uses GWT 2.8.2, which allows ...