Vaadin 24.4 integrates with React, unifies Flow and Hilla development, and more!

25 October 2023, Frankfurt, Germany

Vaadin Create
Day 2

Choose from two engaging tracks to get the most out of your experience at Vaadin Create. You can move back and forth between tracks based on your interests.

Vaadin Create Conference

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Start Time
Day 2 - DevDay Track
Location
9:00
Optimizing Performance of Vaadin Apps: Removing Bottlenecks for a Seamless User Experience Matti Tahvonen, Lead Developer Advocate, Vaadin
Frankfurt 1&2
9:45
Break
10:00
How to Theme and Style your Vaadin Application Juuso Kantonen, UX Lead, & Rolf Smeds, Product Owner, Vaadin
Frankfurt 1&2
11:00
Testing Vaadin Applications Made Easy Simon Martinelli, CEO, 72 Services LLC
Frankfurt 1&2
12:00
Lunch
Frankfurt 1/2/3
13:00
Speeding up React + Java Development with Hilla Marcus Hellberg, VP of DevRel, Vaadin
Frankfurt 1&2
14:00
Multi-Player Business Apps: How and Why to Create a Collaborative UI Leif Åstrand, VP of Research & Sami Ekblad, DX Lead,, Vaadin
Frankfurt 1&2
14:45
Break
15:00
How to Build an AI Expertise System Marcus Hellberg, VP of DevRel, Vaadin
Frankfurt 1&2
15:45
Closing words & Announcing Reindeer Games Winners Steven Grandchamp, CEO, Vaadin
Frankfurt 1&2
Start Time
Day 2 - Strategy Track
Location
9:00
Upgrading Vaadin 7 and 8: Approaches and Best Practices Ben Wilson, Product Manager, Vaadin
Frankfurt 3
9:45
Break
10:00
Getting More Productive with Vaadin 7 and 8: Tips and Tricks Tatu Lund, Head of Expertise, Vaadin
Frankfurt 3
11:00
First look: Full-Stack Components Tarek Oraby, Lead Product Manager, Vaadin
Frankfurt 3
12:00
Lunch
Frankfurt 1/2/3
13:00
Roundtable Topics: Low-code, Cloud
Frankfurt 3
14:00
Roundtable Topics: Security, AI
Frankfurt 3
14:45
Break
15:00
Roundtable Topics: Modernization, Flow or Hilla?
Frankfurt 3
15:45
Closing words & Announcing Reindeer Games Winners Steven Grandchamp, CEO, Vaadin
Frankfurt 1&2

DevDay Track

Dive deep into Vaadin’s latest development tools and frameworks. A hands-on experience with technical sessions and live coding.

Speeding up React + Java development with Hilla

Hilla is a Vaadin framework that makes it faster to build business web apps with a React frontend and Spring Boot backend using the same Vaadin UI components you know and love. We’ll share some live coding examples showing how to accelerate development with React by using Hilla.

Speakers:

Marcus Hellberg
VP of Developer Relations

How to Theme and Style
Your Vaadin Application

Vaadin UI components offer myriad styling options—fonts, sizing, colors, and more—that make it easy to create your desired user interface. However, for many developers, styling the UI can be time-consuming and tedious. We’ll walk through the essential steps and techniques to style your application in code and introduce you to new low-code tools that can simplify and speed up the process.

Speakers:

Juuso Kantonen
UX Team Lead, Vaadin
Rolf Smeds
Product Owner, Design System, Vaadin

Optimizing Performance of Vaadin Apps: Removing Bottlenecks for a Seamless User Experience

Dive into the world of web application performance optimization. Uncover optimization gems in crucial areas like databases, backend logic, and front-end code. Hands-on examples with various tooling will show how to surgically target the actual bottlenecks and get the most out of your Vaadin app for your end users.

Speakers:

Matti Tahvonen
Developer Advocate, Vaadin

Testing Vaadin Applications
Made Easy

Modern web applications require robust and efficient testing methods to ensure reliability and user satisfaction. However, testing web applications can be challenging. This talk will use real-world examples to demonstrate how to perform UI Unit and End-to-End testing using Karibu Testing and TestBench. The lecture addresses the clarification of the differences between these two testing methods and provides insights into selecting the appropriate method for specific scenarios. In addition, we examine the use of Testcontainers for running test databases and measuring code coverage with JaCoCo.

Speakers:

Simon Martinelli
CEO, 72 Services LLC

Multi-Player Business Apps: How and Why to Create a Collaborative UI

Users now expect and need their business apps to include the collaborative functionality that they’ve grown used to in Google Docs. Multi-player editing, commenting, and notifications can make your users more efficient and less frustrated. See how Vaadin can help make these important usage patterns easier.

Speakers:

Leif Åstrand
VP of R&D, Vaadin
Sami Ekblad
Developer Advocate, Vaadin

How to build an AI expertise system with a vector database, ChatGPT, LangChain, and Hilla

Learn how to build an AI powered application that knows your business context and is able to interact with your Java code.

Speakers:

Marcus Hellberg
VP of Developer Relations

Getting more productive with Vaadin 7 and 8: Tips and Tricks:

For developers using Vaadin 7 or 8, there are many opportunities to deliver a better user experiences and streamline your development workflow. Learn from our internal experts how to get the most out of your current version of Vaadin.

Speakers:

Tatu Lund
Leader Expertise Team

Strategy Track

Join in roundtables and deep dive discussions with Vaadin experts and your peers to help inform and shape your strategy.

First Look: Full-Stack Components

In this session will introduce you to a new low-code approach to speed up application delivery by leveraging customizable baseline modules that you can snap into your application. Find out how our new offering can save you time and let you focus on critical features for your application.

Speakers:

Tarek Oraby
Lead Product Manager

Upgrading Vaadin 7 and 8: Approaches and Best Practices

Whether you are deciding whether to move to the newest versions of Vaadin or have already started the upgrade, this session is for you. Gain a deeper understanding of the upgrade process, the various approaches, and recommendations on choosing the best approach for you. Learn best practices accumulated from dozens of upgrade projects and the “Dos and Don’ts” to ensure your project runs smoothly.

Speakers:

Ben Wilson
Product Manager, Modernization

Topic Roundtables

Join one of our small group roundtable sessions for an interactive discussion about topics that are critical for your business. Share ideas with your peers, ask questions of Vaadin experts, and advance your application development strategy. Topics will include: Application Security AI and LLMs Low-code development Hilla Additional topics may be added based on interest.

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