Monthly Archives: January 2014

An introduction to TypeScript’s module system

The module system is an interesting feature of TypeScript, the statically typed superset of JavaScript. Modules provide the possibility to group related logic, encapsulate it, structure your code and prevent pollution of the global namespace. Modules can provide functionality that … Continue reading

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How to integrate the TypeScript compiler into a Gradle build

When you start using TypeScript, the statically typed superset of JavaScript, you probably want to integrate the TypeScript compiler into your build process. In my case, the application I’m working on is built using Gradle. In this blog post I … Continue reading

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GWT 2.6 released with Java 7 support and improved debugging

After about 15 months, we finally get the new GWT 2.6 release. It can be downloaded from the GWT project page or code.google.com. Here are the propably most important changes in the new version: Java 7 support Language features of Java … Continue reading

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Vaadin Extension: Highlighting Custom Components During Development

With the release of Vaadin 7, a new extension mechanism was introduced in the Vaadin Framework to extend the functionality of existing Vaadin components. This article will provide a short introduction to this concept and shows you how you can … Continue reading

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An Overview of Vaadin 7 Annotations

Vaadin 7 has added a set of useful new annotations to the framework which can be found in the package com.vaadin.annotations. This package is located in the vaadin-server.jar file. This blog post wants to give you a quick overview of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Learning Vaadin 7

From the author of one of the first Vaadin-related reference books Learning Vaadin, Nicolas Fränkel, comes the second edition Learning Vaadin 7 published by Packt Publishing in September 2013. I was kindly provided with a copy of this book by … Continue reading

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