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Edwin Quijada
9 years ago May 08, 2012 4:20am
Jens Jansson
9 years ago May 08, 2012 7:19am
Edwin Quijada
9 years ago May 08, 2012 12:41pm
Basil Bourque
9 years ago May 08, 2012 11:16pm
Bobby Bissett
9 years ago May 16, 2012 7:37pm

Basil Bourque: Vaadin is a bear to get ramped up. You must know Java, get Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers installed, get the Vaadin Plug-in installed, obtain a servlet engine and web server such as Apache Tomcat or Mortbay Jetty, and then integrate that web server with Eclipse. By comparison, you can make a single download and get an app running with Real Studio within minutes.

I've been using Vaadin for a couple years now without Eclipse. :)

Yes, you need to know something about Java and Servlets, and you need a Servlet container, but beyond that all you need is Vaadin. Vaadin makes it easy for people to start writing web apps, but if you don't know something about how Java web apps work, you're eventually going to run into trouble. I would suggest learning a bit about Java EE before starting to use any web framework.

Cheers,
Bobby

Last updated on May, 16th 2012