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Vaadin 7 Cookbook by Ondrej Kvasnovsky, Jaroslav Holan

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Chapter 2. Layouts

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Creating an adjustable layout using split panels
  • Creating a custom layout
  • Controlling components over the CSS layout
  • Using CSS layouts for mobile devices
  • Binding tabs with a hard URL
  • Using Navigator for creating bookmarkable applications with back-forward button support
  • Aligning components on a page
  • Creating UI collection of components
  • Dragging-and-dropping between different layouts
  • Building any layout with AbsoluteLayout

Introduction

Layout management in Vaadin is a direct successor of the web-based concept for separation of content and appearance, and of the Java Abstract Windowing Toolkit (AWT) solution for binding the layout and user interface components into objects in programs. Vaadin layout components ...

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