How to enable real-time collaboration in your Vaadin app in 4 steps

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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.

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Why Real-time Collaboration is Essential in Web Apps for Work in 2021

Companies are becoming increasingly distributed around the globe and some are switching entirely to remote work. COVID-19 only accelerated the move towards a more digital and interconnected way of working. The jump to a predominantly online workplace calls for a solution that empowers cross-border ...
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Implement Chat for your Flow app

Users can now chat with each other, in real time, with the latest Collaboration Engine (CE) update. The current roster of CE features enables users to see each other, work together without experiencing save conflicts and with the latest additions, and engage in discussion. CE, including chat, is ...

Inside the (Collaboration) Engine Room

Vaadin recently released Collaboration Engine, a new feature that allows you to easily create real-time multiuser apps. In this post, we take a look under the hood to see how it works.   You can try a collaborative demo app here.   While it's not immediately obvious when using the high-level ...

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. Note: Vaadin Flow is our signature Java UI framework, while Vaadin Fusion is our new TypeScript-based ...
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 ...