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Learning Vaadin by Nicolas Frankel

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Deploying a Vaadin application

Now, we will see how we can put what we have learned to good use.

Vaadin applications are primarily web applications and they follow all specifications of Web Archive artifacts (WARs). As such, there is nothing special about deploying Vaadin web applications. Readers who are familiar with the WAR deployment process will feel right at home!

Note

WAR deployment is dependent on the specific application server (or servlet/JSP container).

Inside the IDE

In the last chapter, we smoke tested our brand-new Vaadin application with Eclipse's mock servlet container. In most cases, we will need features not available on the latter, for example, data sources management.

Creating an IDE-managed server

Although it is possible to export ...

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