Hurray! Vaadin 8 has finally been released and comes up with a bunch of new features. Maybe the most important one is a new data binding concept. But the feature I’m discussing here is support for the HTML5 History API.
Given the browsers running on smartphones (and increasingly also those running on the desktop), all the “new” input types coming with HTML5 become increasingly important. For instance:
<input type=“time“ …
makes iPhone, Android et al present an optimized way of selecting a time / duration: