1.Creating a Vaadin Project
IntelliJ IDEA lets you create a project using Vaadin Framework that optimizes your Web applicatin development.
Before you start creating your project make sure you have Vaadin SDK downloaded on your computer and Vaadin plugin is enabled.
Open Project Wizard, in the left pane of the wizard select Java or Java Enterprise (in this case, the application server is configured in the wizard). In the right pane of the wizard,
select Vaadin framework, select the version of the framework (IntelliJ IDEA supports the Vaadin versions 6 and 7)
In the right
Creating Maven Project with Vaadin Archetype
In the Project Wizard, under Maven, select Create from archetype check box and click Add archetype. In the dialog that opens, enter maven GroupId, ArtifactId and Version.
After you click OK, the vaadin archetype is added to the list of available artifacts. Click Next.
On the next page, enter maven information for your project and click Next.
On the next page, enter your project infomation and click Finish.
IntelliJ IDEA creates a maven project with pom.xml. IntelliJ IDEA also recognizes that this is a Web application and creates webapp in your source directory.
Importing an Existing Vaadin Project
Configuring an Application Server
Deploying and Debugging the Application