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Vaadin

Review details

Created 1 year ago
Review score is 2

Overall review rating

7.5
Usability
7.0
Simplicity
7.0
Documentation
8.0
Community
8.0

Vaadin is a good web framework. You don't need to think about HTML and JS. You build your apps like in Swing. However there are several drawbacks.

  • Generated HTML and JS code is quite heavy for complex UIs. I ended up with changing some components to HTML labels and writing HTML by myself because of poor application performance. Application worked ok on Opera nad Chrome but Firefox was slowing down.
  • Creating new components is quite hard. You have to recompile GWT widgetsets etc.
  • You won't have a save-and-refresh workflow like with JSF or Tapestry.

But still Vaadin is one of the best component-based web framework along with ZK and GWT.

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