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2. Setting Up the Development Environment

Alejandro Duarte1  
Turku, Finland

This chapter explains how to set up all the tools you need to start coding with Java and Vaadin. In short, you need the Java Development Kit and a Java Integrated Development Environment. You’ll learn the basics of Vaadin and how to compile, run, and debug your own programs and the examples included with this book.

Installing the JDK

The Java Development Kit (JDK) is a collection of tools and libraries that are required to develop Java applications. This includes the Java compiler which transforms your plain text ...

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