vaadin menu

Good day. Pls am having sum issues with my menu app. am trying to hav a login page that opens a welcome page with a menu vertical bar for navigation.
I tried using the example from the code but when i get the menu bar i cant add any component to the view container.

public class View1 extends Composite implements View {

public View1() {
    setCompositionRoot(new Label("This is view 1"));

 Nuttin goes in here. Pls help.

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