4 apps, 1 winner: the GitHub Coding Challenge results are in!

 

Vaadin was part of GitHub’s Holiday Coding Challenge and we received four magnificent applications from our community. Thank you for these.

5 tips to get your issue solved quicker in open source projects

Asking for help is one of the easiest and most efficient ways to contribute to OSS projects - if you do it right. Last week I discussed code contributions, which is not easy and often takes a lot of time for beginners. With these tips, you can get your own problem solved and also help the project, ...

How to become an open source contributor?

We are utilizing a lot of Open Source products in our life daily. Sometimes we pay some money for them, in one way or another, but quite often we are just their users. To keep these awesome projects alive, we should at least sometimes try to contribute, give something back to the project. There are ...

Forum, chat, and other ways to connect with the Vaadin community

The main driving factor of Vaadin's success is you, our developer community. With Vaadin 10 is in beta, we’ve seen a lot of new people evaluating Vaadin. To welcome everyone, I want to review the ways you can get help and talk with others in the community. The Vaadin forum Vaadin has always had an ...

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 ...