"Andy - you there?" 

By Andy Donaldson | 5/4/16 3:35 AM | Community - Events / People | Added by

This has been an incredible week. Last Monday we celebrated our anniversary by going for a post-chemo check up scan. Then on Tuesday afternoon we got some fantastic news that we weren't expecting. But let me give you some background first for those that are not familiar with things.

2 sessions in 1 day. A double whammy of XPages & Bluemix 

By John Jardin | 5/3/16 9:45 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

Come this Tuesday the 10th May 2016, I will be presenting 2 online sessions that focus on IBM XPages and Bluemix.

Be aware of automatic Domino HSTS Settings 

By Russell Maher | 4/29/16 8:52 AM | App Dev - Web | Added by

As part of our normal review of such things I ran an SSL Labs test on our sites only to discover that we now had double header entries in our responses for Strict-Transport-Security.

Blisk – a web developer’s browser – first impressions 

By Mark Roden | 5/16/16 1:14 AM | App Dev - Web | Added by

On the twitternet last Friday afternoon I saw this thing called “Blisk – a web developer’s dream come true” and frankly that sounds like fun ! This is a record of my first interaction with it and see how it goes. This is not a review – this is just a record of OOOO shiney in action !!

Bootstrap Plugins in XPages Part VII - MagicSuggest A Highly Configurable jQuery Plugin For Auto-suggest Combo- and List Boxes 

By John Oldenburger | 5/6/16 4:46 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

In this blog post I will show how the MagicSuggest plugin can be used in XPages. MagicSuggest provides a multiple selection Combo Box built for bootstrap themes.

Bootstrap navbar center section 

By Csaba Kiss | 5/19/16 5:08 PM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

Sometimes, it would be nice to add some text in the middle of a Bootstrap navbar. However, Bootstrap does not come with a navbar-center class. I’ll show you how to supplement the navbar with a custom class to achive this goal.

CSS preprocessors in XPage development using Prepros 

By Csaba Kiss | 5/16/16 1:10 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

I have created a rather long (27 min) screencast video about how to set your Domino Designer up to work with css preprocessors. I give a really short tutorial about Sass, then I create a simple XPage application that uses Sass for its styling.

Cognitive Bots With IBM Watson 

By James Thomas | 5/12/16 8:00 PM | App Dev - Bluemix | Added by

Later this month, I’m speaking at Twilio’s conference about building cognitive bots with IBM Watson. Preparing for this presentation, I’ve been experimenting with the IBM Watson services to build sample bots that can understand, and act on, natural language.

Darwino for Domino: Domino-side Configuration 

By Jesse Gallagher | 5/17/16 12:50 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

In my last post, I mentioned that a big part of the job of the Darwino-Domino replicator is converting the data one way or another to better suit the likely programming model Darwino-side or to clean up old data. The way this is done is via a configuration database on the Domino side (an XPages application).

Domino 9.0.1 FP6 

By Daniel Nashed | 5/22/16 4:10 PM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

Domino 9.0.1 FP6 has been released a while ago. I have installed it and I got positive feedback from customers already. FP6 contains all the fixes from previous IFs and also the updated JVM Java60SR16FP20 which addresses a couple of security fixes.

Exploring the Domino Explorer 

By Patrick Kwintensson | 5/18/16 12:36 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

We live in a connected world today and also the data in your IBM Notes/Domino platform is more connected that you perhaps realise: I work for company X at department Y and besides my assignment as "ICS product specialist" I perform in different roles, sometimes as developer, sometimes as a solution architect, sometimes as…

From XPages to Web App Part Sixteen: OSGi JAX-RS REST Access with ODA Revisited 

By Paul Withers | 4/25/16 3:48 PM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

In Part Eight I covered using OpenNTF Domino API in a servlet.I’ve been digging a bit deeper in preparation for a couple of potential projects that will need RESTful web services, and picking up an issue identified to me some time ago with my code.

Having trouble logging into whatever.IBM.com – Could be Cookie overload… 

By Mark Roden | 5/17/16 1:59 PM | Business - Social Business | Added by

Recently I have been having significant issues getting into IBM websites (Connections Cloud, Bluemix, PartnerWorld etc) and it seems to be because of too many cookies. I am just leaving this here for anyone who thinks they might have a similar issue. I have heard of multiple people also having the same issue recently.

How to: Domino Explorer from #OpenNTF 

By Oliver Busse | 5/6/16 4:26 PM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

Domino Explorer is using OpenNTF Domino API's GraphDB functions to gather informations from your Domino environment. It scans the Database Catalog and the Domino Direcotry. From this data it will create GraphDB data. This shows how to use the Domino Explorer from OpenNTF and the technology behind it.

IBM Project Hawthorn Today & Tomrrow at ICON US 2016 replay 

By Chris Miller | 5/17/16 2:45 PM | Business - Social Business | Added by

Luis Guirigay of IBM to presented IBM Project Hawthorn: Today, Tomorrow, On Prem and Cloud at ICON US 2016. He covered the following in his ICON US 2016 session

IBM XPages for Bluemix Now Generally Available! 

By IBM developerWorks | 5/4/16 8:12 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

We are excited to announce that today the IBM XPages Runtime is generally available on IBM Bluemix. This is great news for the IBM Notes and Domino community because it means developers can now use the XPages runtime to build cloud-based applications for a real-world production environment.

ICON US 2016 keynote replay is available 

By Chris Miller | 5/16/16 2:54 PM | Business - Social Business | Added by

ICON US 2016 completed last week and the keynote was from Rob Koplowitz of IBM. The replay is online and he did a fantastic job conveying

ICON US Slides 

By Shean McManus | 5/11/16 6:38 PM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

On Monday May 9, I presented with Eric McCormick at ICON US on Normalizing xPages Web Development. Here are the slides from that session. Demo code will be available soon as we have a few tweaks to make before posting that link.

ICONUS and Other Topics 

By Eric McCormick | 5/19/16 8:52 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

If you were able to attend the ICON US (formerly IamLUG) virtual event, then you lucked out. There were a great many good sessions that I was sadly not able to attend all of, on account of unavoidable travel (more on that in a minute).

ICS Summer School - Sign-up Now 

By Bill Malchisky | 5/4/16 12:02 PM | Business - Social Business | Added by

Don't let your kids, your sibling(s)'s kids, or even your neighbor's children be the only one's getting smarter this summer. The IBM/Lotus Community has some great opportunities to help you learn with your friendly community members and some of the most knowledgeable presenters anywhere. (European offerings will be posted soon.)

Introducing the 2016 Developer Competition (IBM Social Business User Community) 

By IBM developerWorks | 5/9/16 12:30 PM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

At the ICON US conference today we announced our 2016 developer competition to highlight your skills using IBM Collaboration Solutions as your platform for innovative, adaptable and above all useful collaboration solutions.

I’ll be speaking at DNUG 2016 

By Roberto Boccadoro | 4/27/16 7:59 AM | Business - Social Business | Added by

Today I received in my inbox the confirmation that I have been accepted as a speaker at the DNUG Konferenz 2016, which will be in Hamburg on June 1-2.

Keyword Library 

By Caysal Lackey | 5/18/16 1:19 PM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

My company has a native Domino database keyword library that select users can add to. It houses everything from Countries to Part Descriptions. I would not be surprised to find toilet paper brands housed in the keyword library.

Optimus XPages Part 2: The Deep Dive 

By TLCC | 5/12/16 6:40 PM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

In this webinar, John Jardin continues his series, "Optimus XPages: An Explosion of Techniques and Best Practices,” by providing an end-to-end, deep dive demonstration on how to apply the methods described in the initial webinar presented in March 2016.

Quick, Short-Notice Announcement: Delaware Valley Soc-Biz UG Meetup 

By Jesse Gallagher | 5/17/16 6:46 PM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

I'll be there, giving a presentation about OpenNTF and some of the ways that I've used the projects we work on there on my customer projects.

Setting up CrossWorlds Environment 

By OpenNTF | 5/17/16 2:07 AM | App Dev - Web | Added by

CrossWorlds is an IBM Websphere Liberty feature that allows native access to IBM Domino or IBM Notes

Slides from ICONUS 2016: XPages and Office 365 development – more familiar that you think 

By Mark Roden | 5/9/16 3:46 PM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

Here is the slide deck from my ICON US virtual presentation on XPages and Office 365 development

The Cleansing Flame of Null Analysis 

By Jesse Gallagher | 5/21/16 4:23 PM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

Though most of my work lately has been on sprawling, platform-level stuff or other large existing codebases, part of it has involved a new small app. I decided to take this opportunity to dive more aggressively than previously into automated null analysis and other potential-bugs tools.

Use Smileys (or Emojis) with your IBM Domino REST services 

By John Dalsgaard | 5/3/16 5:02 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

I have an XPages app that has an interface to a native mobile app (running on Android and iOS). The app can be used as a “full” client to the application – so it both reads and writes data to the Domino based application.

Using Node.js, Bower, Git and SourceTree to install Bootstrap Plugins (1) 

By John Oldenburger | 5/18/16 4:43 PM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

In the next blog posts I will show how Bower can be used to install Bootstrap Plugins in XPages applications. This is not new and previously described by others but it should not be missing in this series.