Access NotesDatabase Options (extended)  

By Ulrich Krause | 8/31/19 6:44 AM | App Dev - Web | Added by

GetOption was introduced to the NotesDatabase class in V6. It allows to determine, if specific options are set or not. By design, it only accesses $dboptions1 from the database. Other options are stored in $dboptions2 – 4. Those option bits are not accessible using NotesDatabase.getOption(optionName%).

Be careful when using DAOS and compact -c -ZU  

By Ulrich Krause | 9/19/19 8:47 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

Be careful when using DAOS and compact -c -ZU. There has been a change in Domino 10.0.1 FP2 how the -ZU switch in the compact task behaves. As of Domino 10.0.1 FP2, -ZU will pull all attachments of a DAOS enabled application back into the application!

Call for Nominations for OpenNTF Board of Directors  

By OpenNTF | 9/6/19 12:52 AM | Community - Events / People | Added by

With Social Connections just around the corner and the Collabsphere agenda recently announced, it's the time of year when we issue our call for directors. There are four Member Director posts up for election this year. Any employee of a Member company is eligible to apply and the posts run for a two-year term.

Converting Tycho Projects to maven-bundle-plugin, Initial Phase  

By Jesse Gallagher | 8/23/19 1:02 AM | App Dev - Open Source | Added by

To date, Tycho has been my tool of choice for developing Domino-targeted Maven projects. However, it's not without protest.. Unlike most Maven plugins, Tycho inserts itself at the very start of the build process and takes over dependency management. Purely in Maven, you can use normal Maven dependencies.

Docker Support for Domino 10.0.1 FP3  

By Daniel Nashed | 9/13/19 1:15 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

The first HCL Software packages are released. Domino 10.0.1 FP3 is the first download which is only available from HCL. So we added support for HCL Flexnet downloads. The file names for the software have different names for older fixes and Domino itself, than the files from IBM Passport Advantage and FixCentral Downloads.

Formatting NotesDatetime as Java SimpleDateFormat  

By Dmytro Pastovenskyi | 9/3/19 8:16 AM | App Dev - Web | Added by

Recently I had to made proper formatting of NotesDateTime object (using LotusScript) with respect to different locale. I had written a cover in LS2J for Java SimpleDateFormat class that works independently (without Java library), so copy/paste and go on. Here is an example how it works.

Goodbye IBM Champions - Hello HCL Masters  

By John Oldenburger | 8/31/19 5:15 PM | Business - Social Business | Added by

Yesterday was a great start to the weekend. I received the email from HCL with the subject HCL Master - Welcome to the program. I am very proud and very grateful to be part of this program. I will certainly uphold the Code of Conduct by HCL. HCL Master is a distinction that HCL awards select members of the community that are both experts in their field and are passionate about sharing their HCL knowledge with others.

HCL Domino AppDev Pack 1.0.2 – Documentation Released  

By Milan Matejic | 8/29/19 2:50 AM | App Dev - Web | Added by

The documentation for the new version of Domino AppDev Pack 1.0.2 is available. So if you are evaluating to deploy the Domino AppDev Pack, make sure to take a look at the release notes of the 1.0.2 version. What's New in Release 1.0.2 Release 1.0.2 includes the following new features: (Preview) A domino-db application may now…

HCL Notes & Domino 11 Beta  

By Per Henrik Lausten | 9/11/19 4:15 AM | Business - Social Business | Added by

HCL Notes & Domino 11 Beta. The beta program for the upcoming HCL Notes 11 and HCL Domino 11 release has started! Sign up and add your feedback in the Domino V11 beta forum. The following is available in the beta.

HCL Traveler 10.0.1 FP2 Released  

By Daniel Nashed | 9/22/19 4:43 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

The first "HCL" Traveler updated has shipped. This version contains updated APNS push certificates, because the current shipped cert expires mid of October. Beside that fix there are a couple of other fixes which might be relevant for your environment. Here is a list for all changes.

HCLs New Licensing Model  

By Gabriella Davis | 9/17/19 12:13 AM | Community - Events / People | Added by

Today at Let’s Connect (previously Socal Connections) in Munich, Uffe Sorensen from HCL presented the outline of the new licensing model HCL plan to adopt from v11 of Domino onwards. HCL are looking for feedback on this as they plan to bring all other products into line as things progress.

IBM Traveler available  

By Detlev Poettgen | 9/22/19 10:47 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

Today HCL released Fixpack 2 for HCL Traveler 10.0.1 (Build 20190904). HCL Traveler is more a maintenance release with a longer list of fixes. But it includes updated Apple APNS certificates valid until June 07, 2020, too. The APNS certs shipped with Traveler 10.0.0 expire on October 14, 2019.

IMPORTANT - Upgrading HCL Verse for iOS v10-0-7  

By Detlev Poettgen | 9/13/19 10:47 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

HCL is planing to release a HCL washed IBM Verse for iOS app with the version number v10.0.7 in the next few days. As an administrator you should read the following Technote article HCL published yesterday. Be aware that already installed IBM Verse for iOS apps will do a reset of the already synced data and will start an new initial sync.

Let’s Connect, and Avoid Misunderstandings  

By Hogne B. Pettersen | 9/19/19 8:42 AM | Community - Events / People | Added by

Before I write my little report, I just want to get something out of the way: I did a presentation at Let’s Connect on Day 2 (Tuesday). My presentation was very well received, and I got great feedback when people came up to me later on towards the end of the conference and said nice things about it.

LotusScript – Error: Type Mismatch  

By Ulrich Krause | 9/3/19 1:41 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

I ran into an issue with a Variant variable passed from one LotusScript class to another. (error: Type mismatch). The code reads the first ( and only ) document in a database and gets the values from a multi value item. The value of this item is stored in a Variant; a getter lets you access the values.

Medium-Term Ways to Improve XPages  

By Jesse Gallagher | 8/29/19 1:06 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by

Following up on my jeremiad the other day, I've been thinking about some of the short- to medium-term ways that XPages could be improved. I'm not fully sold on the idea that it should be massively improved in-place due to some of the systemic decisions and the general goal of future-proofing.

New Domino JNA version available with LOTS of new features  

By Karsten Lehmann | 9/19/19 11:57 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

New Domino JNA version available with LOTS of new features. It's been a long time since the last release of our Domino JNA project. Version 0.9.21 is now available for download as XPages Extensibility Plugin and on its way to Maven Central (takes a few hours to appear).

News for Ex Customers of Domino, Notes, Connections….  

By Gabriella Davis | 8/23/19 6:44 AM | Business - Social Business | Added by

Here’s something I found out from HCL recently that I don’t think is widely known and is really good news for anyone who has let their licenses lapse. Previously if you chose not to renew IBM would require a penalty payment (usually equal to 2.5x what would have been your annual subscription) to re-establish your licenses.

NotesUser Activity Class  

By Ulrich Krause | 9/22/19 10:42 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

The NotesUserActivity Class is a customizable LotusScript library that returns database user activity summary information. The usage statistics for the prior day, week, and month since user activity recording began is provided. The number of documents a user or server has read, added, updated or deleted during each session.

OSGi Plugin Troubleshooting  

By Paul Withers | 9/22/19 4:40 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

Earlier this week I had a discussion with Graham Acres about an error with ODA. Firstly, there are two scenarios around plugin errors, and it's important to know the difference: Errors in the "Problems" view in Domino Designer and Errors on the server console at run-time.

Quick-Tip: Missing a button in CKEditor? Here‘s why  

By Oliver Busse | 9/22/19 4:38 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

I noticed this a while ago since I am using Domino V10 but now I did some investigation. For some reason the toolbar button to add a new image from a file was missing. This is the action that presents you a dialog where you could choose a file to upload. This is how the full toolbar looks like on Domino 9 and before.

Releases, Releases and More Releases  

By John Oldenburger | 9/12/19 2:54 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

Releases, Releases and more Releases. September at HCL is all about releases. HCL does what it has promised. We have been waiting for this in recent years and now it is finally happening under the leadership of HCL. A big compliment for the enthusiasm of HCL. At this moment HCL has released the following releases: HCL Verse On-Premises version 1.0.8, HCL AppDev Pack version 1.0.2 for Domino, Notes Domino 10.0.1 Fix Pack 3 and of course Domino 11 Beta 1 for community testing

Right out of hell - Domino Designer  

By Oliver Busse | 9/1/19 4:06 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

Since Notes 8 we have to use Domino Designer with Eclipse as the underlying framework. I never made bones about that I hate Eclipse in any flavor. In my opinion it’s the worst IDE you can work with. It’s unstable, it’s huge and slow - and dumb as fuck until you get the right plugins. Too many cooks spoiled the brooth.

See All the New Downloads Waiting For You From HCL   

By Hogne B. Pettersen | 9/12/19 2:55 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

HCL keeps on delivering and you can now download a bunch of Domino related upgrades and fixes. See them all here.

Social Connections Munich – People power your business HCL Connections powers your People!  

By Femke Goedhart | 9/22/19 10:45 AM | Community - Events / People | Added by

Back home for a few days now after a great Social Connections in Munich and still recovering from a very nasty cold (so my apologies for this one being a bit after the fact..). This was the first real conference dedicated fully to HCL Connections since the takeover earlier this summer. Much anticipated by both customers as well as partners.

Switch between Edit and Read-Only mode on web form  

By Karl-Henry Martinsson | 9/1/19 4:10 AM | App Dev - Web | Added by

A question on Stack Overflow made me remember some code I wrote a few years ago. It allows you switch a form between regular edit mode and read mode, without having to reload the page. It works just like you are used to in the Notes client. So I thought I would post it here on my blog as well.

Verse On-Premises 1.0.8 unavailable mail DB archive  

By Ales Lichtenberg | 9/13/19 2:53 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

You may not see the option to open an archive database after upgrading to Verse On-Premises 1.0.8. If you have a “simple” solution where you have a manually created archive DB of your mail (without applying the policy), you probably won’t see this new option to open it to the VOP as described here LINK.

We are almost sold out! - Social Connections Social Connections  

By Jan Valdman | 9/5/19 5:13 AM | Business - Social Business | Added by

Many thanks to everybody who registered to speak, sponsor or attend our 15th event! We are happy (and also proud) to announce that we reached the planned capacity for the event yesterday.

What Domino Makes Trivial Number One: State Management  

By Paul Withers | 8/23/19 8:54 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

Don Mottolo makes a good point in his comment on my recent blog post, that there are aspects of other web frameworks that make it a non-trivial task. This is also really why some people talking about Domino are talking about “mid coders” and “pro coders”. And it’s also why the terms don’t really exist outside the yellow bubble.

What Domino Makes Trivial Number Three: Web Sockets  

By Paul Withers | 8/29/19 1:08 AM | Infrastructure - Notes / Domino | Added by

Richard Moy added an interesting comment to my last blog post, wishing that HCL would add Web Sockets support to the core. It's a popular requirement, and one that people have tried to work around. John Jardin added a web sockets server to our React application for our JavaScript session at IBM Think 2018.