Author Archives: Roland Krüger

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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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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Maven 3.1.0 Released

The build tool Apache Maven has been released in version 3.1.0. The most noteworthy changes of this release are the following: JSR 330 (Dependency Injection for Java) is used for extensions and plugins. While JSR 330 has been available in … Continue reading

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Vaadin 7.1 Released

After their last major release of version 7.0 in February, Vaadin have now released the first minor release 7.1 for their RIA web framework. This release delivers a number of useful additions to the framework some of which were originally … Continue reading

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Apache Subversion 1.8 Released

After almost two years, a new version 1.8 has been released for Apache Subversion on June 18, 2013. The release notes can be found here. Most of the new features and changes affect the source code management system under the … Continue reading

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