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Vaadin Community Summer Recap

Lilli Salo
Lilli Salo
On Aug 4, 2021 1:13:44 PM

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“It's no secret that having a strong and enthusiastic community around open-source technologies is one of the main driving factors in the success of not only open-source projects but, most importantly, of their users."

- Alejandro Duarte, Dev Rel Manager

The Vaadin community is stronger than ever with over 150 000 developers worldwide. We appreciate your continued contribution to our community and technology, whether that be by asking questions or pointing out bugs, or more. In return, we aim to support your journey in mastering Java and Vaadin by creating relevant and easy-to-follow learning resources. 

Nothing makes us happier than to see you succeed and confidently use our platform to build beautiful, functional web apps.

Below we have compiled some of our top tutorials and resources, from our YouTube channel, in case you missed them. What better time to brush up on your existing Vaadin skills, than in the quiet months of the summer, right?

Execute a JavaScript function from Java and a Java method from JavaScript

In this video, Alejandro Duarte shows how to connect Java and JavaScript using the Vaadin open-source Java web framework.


How to subscribe and send Web Push notifications in Java

In this video, Marcus Hellberg shows you how you can send web push notifications from a Java server. The video shows how to subscribe to notifications in the browser, save the subscription on the server, and use the subscription to send a web push notification. 

Marcus uses a SpringBoot and LitElement based Vaadin Fusion project as an example, but you can use the same library in other environments.


How to implement a login form in Java

Here, Alejandro Duarte shows the LoginForm and LoginOverlay components of Vaadin.


Vaadin Dev Day Spring 2021

If you haven’t yet, now would be the perfect time to also catch up on our Vaadin Dev Day spring edition. The biannual event covers in-depth technical topics and insights for the Vaadin community. 

This year's Vaadin Dev Day focused on Vaadin Flow topics, including DataProvider usage, JavaScript integration, and a roadmap presentation. 

We also were excited to host , Simon Martinelli from 72Services, as a very special guest speaker, so sit back, relax and hit play to enjoy the presentations by #Vaadiners Matti Tahvonen and Leif Åstrand, as well as Simon Martinelli.

Short on time? Don’t worry, you can find links to the individual talks,

Join the Vaadin community

Finally, we want to highlight that everybody is welcome to join our community regardless of their experience with Vaadin. If you’re not a member yet, make sure to join our growing group of fellow developers on Discord, Twitter, YouTube, and Stack Overflow.

In fact, we recently launched the Vaadin Community Award (VCA), so who knows, if you’re an active community contributor, you could be nominated and receive exciting prizes. 

What exactly is the VCA? Learn more about it, here!

What would you like to see next?

Got a burning video tutorial idea for Marcus or Alejandro? Don’t hesitate to leave us any suggestions or questions in the comments below. Chances are if you are wondering about something Vaadin-related, many other community members are, too. We love to hear from you whether it be questions or constructive feedback. 

Lilli Salo
Lilli Salo
Lilli joined Vaadin in 2021 after delivering content for various international SaaS startups. She enjoys the creative challenge of transforming complicated topics into clear and concise written material that provide value to the reader.
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