Author Archives: Roland Krüger

Roland Krüger

About Roland Krüger

Software Engineer at Orientation in Objects GmbH. Find me on Google+

How to get autocomplete suggestions from the database for Vaadin’s ComboBox

With class com.vaadin.ui.ComboBox the Vaadin Toolkit provides a drop-down selection component that allows you to select an item from a set of values by offering a list of suggestions based on your current input. This works out of the box … Continue reading

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AutoValue 1.0 released by Google

Google has released the first stable version of its AutoValue library. AutoValue is an open source library for easily creating value types with Java. AutoValue is part of a Google project that goes by the name of auto on GitHub. … Continue reading

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Upsource: New Repository Browsing and Code Review Tool by JetBrains

JetBrains, the company behind the popular IntelliJ IDEA, recently has released a new productivity tool into the wild. JetBrains Upsource is a browser-based repository browsing and code review tool. Freshly released in version 1.0, it boasts a number of very … Continue reading

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Vaadin 7.3 Introduces New Valo Theme

A new minor release of the Vaadin Framework has been released. Besides a long list of bug fixes, there’s the one noteworthy and important new feature this version has to offer: the brand-new theme Valo. The Valo theme Valo, which … Continue reading

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Select Nested JavaBeans With a Vaadin FieldGroup

Among the long list of improvements that Vaadin 7 brought to us developers is a completely overhauled form binding component that allows binding a data item to a form layout in a much more convenient way than was possible with … Continue reading

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Vagrant 1.5 Released

Vagrant, the free and open-source software for creating and configuring virtual development environments, has been released in version 1.5. A lot of noteworthy improvements and additions have been made to the tool. At a glance, the following features are new … 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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