Add HTML5 Canvas support for your application.

An add-on that wraps the Canvas API to be used in the server side. Also includes a rudimentary mouse listener API for catching clicks on the canvas.

NOTE: This add-on is only compatible with Vaadin 6. There is a Vaadin 7 compatible version available here:


Link to this version
StableReleased 21 March 2012Apache License 2.0
Framework Support
Vaadin 6.2+
Browser Compatibility
Install with
Release notes - Version 1.1

new API: fillText allows you to draw text to the canvas new API: setFont allows you to set font properties that are used by the fillText method new API: setTextBaseline allows you specify text alignment, used by the fillText method Optimization: The protocol used to transfer canvas commands from the server to the client is now a lot less verbose.