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

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Chapter 5. Using Tables – Time to Talk to Users

Tables are one of the most common ways of presenting large datasets. Vaadin comes with a Table component worth learning about.

In this chapter we will cover the following topics:

  • Tables
  • Headers
  • Footers
  • Page length
  • Selecting items in tables
  • Reading data from tables
  • Editable tables
  • Table field factories
  • Generated columns
  • Collapsing and reordering columns

It's time to learn one of the awesome components of Vaadin. You have to definitely master in tables, and this chapter is just about that. Get ready to get full knowledge of this versatile and useful UI component!

Tables

So you have tons-and-tons of data willing to be shown in a table? Maybe an SQL query result or a list of items gathered from a web service. Maybe ...

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