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JRebel unites with Java web framework Vaadin

Chris Mayer

Java web framework Vlaadin is offering JRebel as part of their Pro Vlaadin Account

It’s always nice when two young companies join forces for the
better of the community, so we’re happy to report that JRebel will
now become part of the Vaadin experience.

Vaadin announced the decision to incorporate the instant code
recall and no-redeploy tool from ZeroTurnaround on their blog
yesterday, quite rightly saying their commercial version was now
‘turbo-charged’. What’s even better is that it is available to 6
month Vaadin Pro Account holders from March 1st, for free. Those
holding a 6-12 month subscription will face no additional cost.

On their site, Vaadin spoke of the union as ‘a match made in

JRebel is a multiple award
winning technology (e.g.,The Most Innovative Java Technology of
2011, JAX Awards) that has gained really good traction in Java
development. Like many other Java developers we love it and decided
we should increase awareness of this cool technology and to provide
it to as many Pro Account subscribers as we possibly

Finnish company, Vaadin ascension up the ranks has
been equally astronomic, offering a new approach to building web
applications through using Java as a language (Java EE as a
server). Historically, Vaadin has drawn comparisons to
server side frameworks like ZK and ICEfaces, yet Vaadin is
something different in the client department using Java-programmed
GWT widgets.

Through the introduction of the JVM plugin, Vaadin
enthusiasts will save valuable time building their application and
won’t need to enter the dreaded redploy phase. For those unaware of
what Vaadin and JRebel can do, the
websites can tell you more. For a budding Vaadin user, there’s also
good news as More Vaadin has
been announced by Nicolas Frankel, becoming your helpful guide to
using the framework.

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