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Vaadin Tip: building UIs declaratively

If you have used GWT, then you would have probably found UiBinder quite useful to design complex UIs. In our series of posts about Vaadin, we want to draw parallels between Vaadin and GWT. Vaadin offers several tools and components

No more JSNI for gwty-leaflet

gwty-leaflet is mainly using Jsinterop for interfacing with LeafletJs. However, we have been using a little JSNI for defining Event objects, and the reason behind that was to benefit from the .cast() method for casting from the parent Event object

Quick Tip: Debugging a GWT application using Chrome Dev tools

Debugging is an important aspect of software development. Having the right tools can save a lot of time and headaches. Before GWT Super Dev mode, the classic Dev mode allowed to use JVM debugging. Developers could set break points within

Dependency injection in GWT using Dagger 2

Dependency injection is a software development concept where objects are provided with all the objects or values than they need for creation. GWT users have been familiar with GIN, but this last has been deprecated and is not supported anymore,

Overview of Scala.js from a GWT developer perspective

This blog is heavily biased towards GWT (and GWT based frameworks), but we are keeping in my mind that GWT may be taken over by other technologies in the future, so we are always open to exploring other platforms/frameworks. As

G-Widgets is now partner of the GwtCon 2017

Because of our involvement in the GWT community, we have been chosen to become official partners of the GwtCon, which is the community GWT annual conference held in Firenze, Italy. We would like to thank the organizers (especially Francesca and

TIP: Running GWT dev mode on Spring Boot Embeded Server

Spring Boot is a framework that provides auto configuration capabilities to quickly package and deploy Spring ecosystem based applications. It allows developers to focus the core function of their application, rather than spending time on configuration and project set up.

Example of Using WebSockets in GWT ( with a Spring Boot Server)

a WebSocket is a protocol that allows bidirectional communication between a client(running on a browser) and a server. It can have interesting applications such as push notifications and chat. As of HTML 5, WebSocket has been introduced as part of

Comments about the GWT maven plugin poll results

We have polled lately the GWT community in Google+ about their GWT maven plugin preference and the result is shown below : We have got 88 votes ( not sure if the number is significant to allow generating the results

A new maven archetype that combines GWT and Spring Security is up on Github

Inspired from our previous post about how to secure a GWT app using Spring Security, we thought it would more simple for users to have the setup as an archetype, so we have created a new archetype which is now

Introduction to Vaadin Framework for GWT developers

Vaadin is a known framework to GWT developers. Vaadin used GWT to build a full fledged application framework. It is one of the main GWT based frameworks ( along with Errai framework) and provides some interesting capabilities like addons, themes,

gwty-leaflet 0.5-rc1 is released

We have released gwty-leaflet 0.5-rc1 with a key feature: compatibility with Leaflet 1.0. Leaflet 1.0 is considered the fastest, most stable and polished Leaflet release ever. Other changes in the gwty-leaflet’s new version are some bug fixes in addition to

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