- IntelliJ IDEA
Download a Vaadin Project
To begin, download and import an empty Vaadin starter project. This starter project is used throughout this tutorial in order to add views created with Vaadin Designer.
Click on the following button to download the starter application (zip file):
Next, unzip the downloaded project, and import it as a Maven project into IntelliJ IDEA or Eclipse.
Vaadin Designer can work with either IntelliJ IDEA or Eclipse. Follow the Designer installation instructions for your IDE. The tutorial uses IntelliJ IDEA, but everything demonstrated is also available in Eclipse.