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Joonas Lehtinen
Joonas Lehtinen has a PhD in computer science and is one of the core developers of Vaadin, a Java-based framework for building business-oriented Rich Internet Applications. Joonas has been developing applications for the web since 1995 with a strong focus on Ajax and Java. He is the founder and CEO of ITMill, the company behind the Vaadin framework.


Vaadin - Rich Web Applications in Server-side Java without Plug-ins or JavaScript

Get introduced to the newly released Vaadin Web framework by one of its core developers, Joonas Lehtinen. The Vaadin framework provides a desktop-like programming model on the server for creating Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) in plain Java - without the need for HTML, XML, plug-ins or JavaScript.

In this session, Joonas lays out the key concepts of the server-side RIA development model and gives an overview of server-side frameworks like Vaadin, Echo3 and ZK. To further demonstrate the differences between server-side and client-side RIAs, Joonas compares Vaadin to Google Web Toolkit. He concludes with a step-by-step demonstration of how to get started with the Vaadin framework.


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