3 weeks left to nominate IBM Cloud Champions 

By John Jardin | 4/18/16 8:59 AM | App Dev - Bluemix | Added by

At Interconnect in February this year, IBM announced the Cloud Champion program. Nominations have been open for the past 1.5 months and we are now 3 weeks away from it closing.

An Overview of Darwino for Domino Types 

By Jesse Gallagher | 4/15/16 1:41 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

So, Darwino! I've mentioned it quite a few times on Twitter and, particularly, in person, but I think it's high time I write some proper blog posts about it. To start with, I'll cover what Darwino is. The short version is it's a Java-based development framework with a replicating document database.

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.

Bootstrap Plugins in XPages Part I - Bootstrap-select A jQuery plugin that utilizes Bootstrap's dropdown.js 

By John Oldenburger | 3/31/16 3:02 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

In this new series, 'Bootstrap Plugins in XPages' I will show several plugins that can be used in XPages for ultimate usability. All plugins will be made available in a demo database.

Bootstrap Plugins in XPages Part II - Bootstrap FileStyle 

By John Oldenburger | 3/31/16 3:03 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

In this blog post I will show how the Bootstrap FileStyle plugin can be used in XPages. Bootstrap FileStyle is a quick and simple plugin to help style your form's file upload inputs.

Bootstrap Plugins in XPages Part V - jQuery and JavaScript AMD (Asynchronous Module Definition) Fixes 

By John Oldenburger | 4/7/16 2:08 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

Many Bootstrap Plugins have moved during the past period to a new version. Examples include among others are Select2 and the Bootstrap Date-Time Picker. Problem with some of the newer version is the AMD Loader.

Breaking news: IBM Sametime AV 1 to 1 available on IBM Connections Cloud ! 

By Matteo Bisi | 4/3/16 8:40 AM | Business - Social Business | Added by

Breaking news: IBM Sametime AV 1 to 1 available on IBM Connections Cloud ! After the mainenace scheduled this weekend IBM has made available and update for IBM Sametime connect and IBM Sametime embedded client with 8 fixes including the enablement of audio video call, available now for 1 to 1 !!!

Cloudant-connector for XPages 

By Frank van der Linden | 4/4/16 3:57 PM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

At Engage I was triggered by a great session of Niklas Heidloff of all the goodies on BlueMix. He was mentioning Cloudant, which is used for Node-Red, and simularities with the Notes Database. Like documents, views and even replication.

Collecting agent schedule information from DXL 

By Fredrik Malmborg | 3/31/16 7:11 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

I have made an application to collect agent information from multiple Domino servers and domains. For the basic information you can use properties of the NotesAgent class but for schedule details you can´t. I find going via DXL to be the best way to get it.

Creating ICS Calendar Feeds with XPages 

By Frederic Dehedin | 4/12/16 9:42 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

An ICS Calendar feed can be used to exchange calendar data over the internet. It’s also known as iCalendar feed. ICS Calendar Feeds are supported by a vast amount of calendar clients such as Google Kalender / Android Kalender, Microsoft Outlook.. and of course IBM Notes.

DataSources and ViewScope 

By Paul Withers | 3/31/16 7:54 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

One of the key learning points from my session at IBM Connect and Engage last week was around datasources and using viewScope. It was only when I was initially creating the demo application that I learned what is in this blog post, but it drew upon something I was aware of for some time and have mentioned before on this blog.

Domino JNA - Cross-platform access to IBM Notes/Domino C API methods from Java 

By Karsten Lehmann | 4/8/16 6:40 PM | App Dev - Open Source | Added by

I would like to introduce you to a pet project that I have been working on for the last months: Domino JNA - Cross-platform access to IBM Notes/Domino C API methods from Java

Easy updates for your Notes applications 

By Stephan Kopp | 3/31/16 7:16 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

I don’t like the whole template and design update/replace handling with Notes Applications. It’s ok when you have access to the server and application you want to update, but usually I don’t have such access. I’m developing for customers and many of them have no deep Notes knowledge.

Engage: A New Direction? 

By Red Pill Now | 4/4/16 9:57 AM | Business - Social Business | Added by

In 2010 I attended my first Lotusphere – Lotus Knows How, Lotus Knows Why. That event still holds a special spot in my memory because it was the last time Lotus Notes (and Application Development) would have any true presence as part of the IBM messaging at Lotusphere aka Connect aka ConnecEd aka Connect.

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.

Hello Jackson4XPages f.k.a Jackson JSON wrapper 

By Frank van der Linden | 4/1/16 5:46 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

Last week I was thinking about the future of my Jackson JSON wrapper after I added new features, mostly because I needed them for my XPages pet project. Paul Withers was suggesting to contribute it to OpenNTF as project new style.

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.

I’ve got the bower 

By Patrick Kwintensson | 4/7/16 10:14 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

As I am trying to get my XPages development workflow more in line with other development teams, my next step was to implement bower so I can skip dragging, copying, removing, updating (too many verbs already) in order to manage my projects. First stop was Frank van der Linden’s post on bower4xpages.

JavaScript code templates 

By Csaba Kiss | 3/31/16 9:00 PM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

Code templates are your friends. They help you with complicated syntaxes. Here are a few of them that I find useful.

MWLUG 2016, Defining the Art Collaboration - Abstract Submission is Open 

By Richard Moy | 4/18/16 12:11 PM | Business - Social Business | Added by

Abstract submission for MWLUG 2016 is now open. Mike McGarel and his team worked hard on our new redesigned conference web site. Abstract submission will close on May 27, 2016.

My Thoughts on the Next Generation of IBM Domino App Dev 

By Niklas Heidloff | 4/5/16 5:48 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

Before I started to work on Bluemix I had worked 15 years in the IBM Collaboration Solutions space, especially on application development. Below are my personal thoughts on how app dev in IBM Domino could evolve, both on-premises and in the cloud.

NotesIn9 190: Barcode Scanning in XPages 

By David Leedy | 4/18/16 8:23 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

In this show I demonstrate how I recently improved web pages that let a user scan barcodes with a blue tooth barcode scanner. Big thanks to Declan Lynch for the help on the Client Side JavaScript solution. This also takes advantage of the undocumented XSP.fireEvent() method.

Orphan #Java class files in the Local folder in #XPages 

By David Navarre | 3/31/16 3:35 PM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

Every once in a while, when I do a design refresh for one of my XPages databases, I notice it adding .class files for XPages that I’ve already deleted. So, I do another clean & build on the template, but they’re still there. Annoyed, I console myself that the files are never referenced, so I don’t need to worry about it. Of course, I worry anyway.

Progress bar fun with xockets.io 

By Mark Ambler | 4/3/16 3:37 PM | App Dev - Web | Added by

For fun, I decided to make a simple progress bar demo using xockets.io. Below is a short video demonstration using bootstrap's progress bar being updated by the server.

Project Spotlight: JsonBeanX and Jackson4XPages 

By OpenNTF | 4/19/16 10:29 AM | App Dev - Open Source | Added by

A search of OpenNTF projects for the term JSON will return a number of projects over a long period of time. JSON has long been a key data interchange format, being language independent and not requiring a fixed agreed schema. It is this reason in particular that has led to it overtaking SOAP as a data transfer mechanism, enabling microservices to be built and further developed without breaking existing interactions.

Public Access XPages and NoAccessSignal 

By Paul Withers | 4/12/16 1:53 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

There are times when you want to secure an application using the ACL, but Anonymous still needs some access to hit a home page. In those scenarios, a common approach is to enable the Read and/or Write Public Accss Documents privilege on the ACL for Anonymous.

Runtime Optimisation Of Resources Breaks CSS – XPages 

By Rob Mason | 3/31/16 3:43 PM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

Recently, I had a need to specify style sheets for different media types: one for All media types (i.e. media=””) and a one with print specific styles (i.e. media=”print”). By definition style sheets cascade so, for my purposes I needed to place the print style sheet after the all style sheets.

Source Control Thoughts 

By Eric McCormick | 4/4/16 4:14 PM | App Dev - Open Source | Added by

Amongst several things lately, such as basement remodeling, configuring my new home NAS, and yard work, I’ve had a few interesting thoughts on my mind lately. In fact, I’ve started up a couple of interesting side projects. Before I’m ready to share those, I have to shout about something from the roof tops. Ready?

Survey Results 

By OpenNTF | 4/2/16 7:58 AM | App Dev - Open Source | Added by

Thank you to both contributors and consumers for your feedback to the recent survey. It's been a busy couple of weeks with OpenNTF involved in Engage and the Business Partner Bluemix workshop from the last two days.

The Future of (Domino) App Dev in a Single Word 

By Paul Withers | 4/8/16 11:31 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

There have been some lively discussions over the last week about application development and Domino, initially prompted by a blog post by Niklas Heidloff but continued on Twitter. The comments included quite a wish list from IBM, but to my mind the future of application development – on Domino or elsewhere – can be summed up in a single word: community.