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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 foundation that’s easy to maintain going forward.

After a beta-testing phase, we’ve finally launched the new vaadin.com/docs site. It’s now easier to navigate, contribute to, get started with, and overall a big improvement for the experience.

Top 25 Vaadin add-ons of 2020

The Vaadin Directory serves as a marketplace for add-ons and web components for your Vaadin applications. It’s a community-driven effort that includes integrations of other components, modifications to existing Vaadin components, or creations of additional features from scratch that are maintained ...
Component Factory now free

Component Factory now under Apache 2.0

The Component Factory service was discontinued as part of our recent subscription changes. We’re making all custom components, except extensions of commercial components, available under the Apache 2.0 license.  This means you can now use and modify these previously-commercial components for free. ...
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Layout views with flexbox in Vaadin Designer

Vaadin Designer 4.3.8 makes laying out your Vaadin views a whole lot more visual. Previously, you had to know and enter the CSS for your views. Now, you can edit your flexbox layouts using simple controls in the properties panel. You will also learn flexbox in the process! The main building blocks ...
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Micro frontends, Java updates, and web components - Devoxx 2019 recap

A week has passed since the final talk at Devoxx BE 2019 was delivered and the conference ended. The Vaadin team was in attendance the entire week: they met with conference attendees and expanded their knowledge by attending sessions. With so many interesting topics to choose from, picking a ...

What is Grid Pro and what is happening to the free Grid?

We recently released Vaadin 13. One of the new components in the new platform version is Vaadin Grid Pro. It's the first release of the commercial extension of our free and open source Grid component. Because we are a commercial open source company, some of the features we release will be free and ...

Best Web Components For Making Avatars

Web Components Wednesday (WCW) blog series is created for two purposes: introducing easy-to-use components and educating people on the concept of Web Components. All the WCW blogs can be found here. "A picture is worth ten thousand words", although you should not always be so quick to judge people ...

Vaadin 12 Brings New Components and Improved Performance

Vaadin 12 adds a bunch of new components, a couple of significant performance improvements, a Material Design theme option and many other small improvements and bug fixes. Vaadin 12 is an incremental release and a recommended update as we are making progress towards the next LTS version, to be ...

Get the weather forecast in your webapp with this web component, paper-weather

Web Components Wednesday (WCW) blog series is created for two purposes: introducing easy-to-use components and educating people on the concept of Web Components. All the WCW blogs can be found here. When satellites came in action, they helped human in many modern technologies, such as broadcasting ...

Four Web Components that can handle your toast notifications with ease

Web Components Wednesday (WCW) blog series is created for two purposes: introducing easy-to-use components and educating people on the concept of Web Components. All the WCW blogs can be found here. Toast notifications, pop-up notifications, bubbling messages or toasters! You get them everyday, ...