Starting with Hilla (from Vaadin)
What you'll learn
- Create a new Hilla application from scratch
- Understand how Hilla frontend and backend are connected together
- Working with Hilla backend endpoints
- Create a simple but complete application in Hilla
- Implement a simple @Push technology support in a real application
- Create MS Excel file from dynamic data and serve it from Hilla app
- How to add MongoDB as Hilla backend database platform
- Java 11+, basic knowledge of web development, SpringBoot basics
Welcome to the ‘Starting with Hilla from Vaadin’ course. With this course, you are going to add value to your existing JAVA and SpringBoot knowledge by getting familiar with Hilla web framework. Adopting Hilla will help you create a full-stack (frontend/backend) applications in one project structure using a well know technologies like Java, Typescript, SpringBoot, and Node.js.
The course covers several topics often useful in corporate JAVA development but not exclusively. SpringBoot is being used here as an underlying framework used by Hilla web framework by default. Hilla integrates a Spring Boot Java back end with a reactive TypeScript front end. It helps you build apps faster with type-safe server communication, including UI components, and integrated tooling.
The primary idea of this course is to help existing SpringBoot/Java developers to adopt Hilla web framework and move from common backend development to frontend also. Hilla makes this connection much more feasible and you hopefully get a taste of this in our course. Are you working with Angular or React with SpringBoot backend? This course can help you to get a taste of more tight integration Hilla makes to SpringBoot backend and reuse your existing SpringBoot skills on a full scale.
Topics covered by this course:
During a course, we create a basic Hilla single-page application and each lecture will add a new enhancement to it. Eventually, we create a single application with many different features.
understanding Hilla project structure
creating a single-page Hilla application step-by-step
using MongoDB as persistent data storage
collaboration using server Push technology
export application data in MS Excel format
An important part of this course is to realize 'what we don't need to do' when using Hilla. Simplification can be huge and the old saying that 'the best code is the code you don't have to write' is proven here.
The source code is available through the link attached to the last lecture in this course. You can clone the repo and use the code snippets we are building in this course.
Who is this course for:
‘Starting with Hilla’ course is targeted at individuals or small/medium teams of professional Java developers that want to be productive and competitive in this large market. You will see how Hilla and Vaadin take away the unnatural "need" to split teams into Frontend and Backend developers, with all the communication hassles that come with that all the time.
Who this course is for:
- ‘Starting with Hilla’ course is targeted for individuals or small/medium teams of professional Java developers that want to be productive and competitive in this large market. You will see how Hilla and Vaadin take away the unnatural "need" to split teams into Frontend and Backend developers, with all communication hassles that come with that all the time.
Hi, my name is David Marko, I live in Czech republic and I'm working as software developer and architect for more than 2 decades now. I've been working with Vaadin, SpringBoot, MongoDB and Elasticsearch mainly since Vaadin version 7 by building customer specific applications with focus on integrity, user friendliness and long time maintenance.
Currently I have following certifications:
- Certified Vaadin 14 Professional
- Certified Vaadin 14 Developer
- Certified Vaadin 8 Professional
- Certified Vaadin 8 Developer
- Vaadin 7 Certified Developer
- SalesForce Developer and Administrator
- Certified MongoDB Developer in JAVA
- Certified MongoDB Administrator
- M320: MongoDB Data Modeling