Server-side Tetris with Vaadin Flow

Tetris-clone with Vaadin Flow

The server-side nature of Vaadin Flow often causes concerns for those who evaluate it: The UI must be slow, as the UI logic is on the server and the “chatty” connection will bring the server to its knees. In this era, it can be hard to convince your boss or fellow engineers in the face of these preconceptions, even though the typical performance issues in Vaadin applications are exactly the same as in your existing Angular application: Slow database queries and browser rendering performance.

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Collaboration Engine: How the demo app works

The Vaadin Collaboration Engine is a set of features that enables end users of your Vaadin application to collaborate with each other in real time within the application. It was built to help people work together when not sharing an office space. It’s included in all commercial Vaadin subscription ...

Vaadin on Heroku

A big part of my time I get busy creating Vaadin tutorials, and I always wish I can deploy them somewhere publicly for demo purposes. But that has not always been easy, since I need a backend server ready for Vaadin Framework. I also need to occasionally update the server, whenever I make changes ...

Upgrading to Vaadin Framework 8 (Part 2 of 2)

In the previous part of this blog, I talked about the most important steps to get your project to compile with the latest Framework version. The migration has been done through the first three steps mentioned here, and in this post I will go over the least complicated steps of migration. Steps 4 ...

Upgrading to Vaadin Framework 8 (Part 1 of 2)

With a major release, you would usually expect major modifications in the core of the framework. But this time, the migration is not too complicated. Not only because of the migration tool provided to make a smooth transition from Framework 7 to Framework 8, but also because of the similarity in ...