Design Systems for Consistency and Efficiency

Design Systems building blocks

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.

Why Enterprise Apps Demand Great UX

User experience (UX) is often the decisive factor in whether or not an application is successfully adopted by its users. In fact, research shows that 70% of projects fail due to lack of user acceptance. Amidst today’s global digital transformation, consumers are spoilt for choice in apps. They are ...
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Try the new documentation site

Comprehensive technical documentation goes hand-in-hand with open-source software. Vaadin has grown significantly since its original release. With recent additions, such as Fusion, Collaboration Engine, and Design System, the documentation for the product and its features required a scalable ...
What business problems do design systems solve and how do they bring business value?

The business case for adopting a design system

Design systems have exploded in the business software community in recent years. Back in 2018 the Enterprise UX Industry Report 2017/ 2018 indicated that 69% of enterprise user experience (UX) teams had adopted one.  Today, this camp includes many household (and boardroom) names, including Shopify, ...

Design systems and standards-based Web Components

Design systems become more important as applications grow in complexity and in number. Scalable, reusable and modular code, along with compatible visual assets, are key when organizations build multiple apps for different purposes, but still wish to maintain a level of consistency throughout their ...
Design system for scalable web app building

A better way to build UIs: An introduction to design systems

Design systems are in vogue. Many well-known companies, from Shopify to Google, use them to ensure consistency in their products and efficiency in their product development. Done right, a design system can be a tremendous help to application developers and designers alike. Unfortunately, the ...

3 megatrends shaping the future of enterprise business web applications

Enterprise web applications have increased in prominence for companies across the board. In some sectors, well-established industry leaders face increasing competition from disrupters who only conduct business online. The days when your web assets become more valuable than your physical assets do ...
Vaadin supports TypeScript, will enable an extendable design system & collaborative experiences

Vaadin 15 and beyond: An insider's look at Vaadin's future

Vaadin has been on a two-decade long quest to provide developers with the cutting-edge tools and the DX they need to build UX-focused web applications that users love. Today, the Vaadin platform is a leading option for mission-critical enterprise Java web-application development. Our platform is ...