Why do developers use Java in 2021?

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Our previous post took a snapshot of the history and current state of Java: Who made it? How many developers does it have? What are they using Java for? This post takes a look at some of the reasons why Java has gained and retained its popularity for over a quarter of a decade.

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 ...

Top 5 tips on how to learn Java from the Vaadin community

A big thank you to those who shared their tips and tricks on how to learn Java. Your stories were delightful to read and are appreciated. This post summarizes your stories. The common trend is that learning Java is a process. Some struggled with Java in the beginning. For others, it was a long ...
Free fact sheets introducing Vaadin and its features

A new series of fact sheets on Vaadin and its features

It’s been almost 20 years since Vaadin began helping developers build performant, user-first Java web applications. Things have changed a lot since then. To give new (and returning) users an overview of Vaadin’s features, we are releasing a series of free fact sheets outlining the different parts ...

Improving the developer experience for Java developers

The highlight of the recent Vaadin 15 release is the new capability to write UIs using TypeScript on the client side. Notwithstanding this, most of our recent effort has in fact gone into adding new value for Java-based UI development. These improvements target the upcoming minor releases of Vaadin ...

Developer Experience at Vaadin

Have you felt frustrated about something lately and think that the problem is with Vaadin? Ok, we’d like to help you with that. Before we can make things better, we first need to know what you think. As a developer, what is your experience with Vaadin? We invite you to tell us, either through ...

Full-stack with Java at Devnexus 2020

The Vaadin team was at Devnexus 2020, the largest Java developer conference in the US. The event was sold out and there were 2400 attendees, mostly from the US, but also from many other countries around the world. To me, as a Product Owner at Vaadin, events like this are not only a chance to learn ...