Installing

To start developing with Vaadin, you need to install Java (JDK) and Maven.

Installing Java

Amazon Corretto is a no-cost, multiplatform, production-ready distribution of the Open Java Development Kit (OpenJDK). Read more from https://aws.amazon.com/corretto/

  1. Download and run the Amazon Corretto 11 macOS installer (.pkg)

  2. Follow the prompts in the wizard

Go to the download page at aws.amazon.com/corretto for more options.

Installing Homebrew

The Homebrew package manager is the easiest way to install Maven on macOS.

To install Homebrew, copy and paste the following into a terminal window:

/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install.sh)"
Tip
New to terminal?
The terminal – also referred to as the command line or shell – is a text-based interface used to run commands on your computer. If you’re new to the terminal, see instructions for Windows, macOS, and Linux.

Installing Maven

Maven is a package manager and a build tool for Java based projects.

To install Maven, enter the following in a terminal window:

brew install maven

Next Step

Now that you’ve installed development tools, you can start a new Vaadin application project.