Vaadin has been a popular UI technology for OSGi-based Java solutions for years. Many OSGi users are still on Vaadin 7 or 8. Last year their migrations almost stalled, as Vaadin 14 only supported OSGi in the “compatibility mode". Compatibility mode uses the deprecated Bower + WebJars-based solution to compile front-end resources and could cause issues in the future with certain add-ons. Finally, this is now changing.