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Vaadin 7 UI Design By Example Beginner's Guide by Alejandro Duarte

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Time for action – creating a new Vaadin project

Steps to create a Vaadin application are as follows:

  1. Navigate to File | New | Other….
  2. Go to the Vaadin sub tree and select Vaadin 7 Project.
  3. Click on Next.
  4. Type welcome for your project name and select the latest Vaadin version.

    Note

    At the time of writing this book, the latest available version was 7.0.0.

  5. Click on Finish to let Eclipse create the project for us.

What just happened?

A new project has been created and we can deploy it to our server right away, so let's do it now!

Deploying and running Vaadin applications in Eclipse

Till now we have seen how to create a project, now we will see how to deploy and run the project. We are ready to see our application up and running.

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