Lotus Technical Information 
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Publish a roadmap!

: Lotus Technical Information / Other
: roadmap
David Hablewitz15116 - 14 2014 / (0)
Roadmap for Google Apps for Work: http://whatsnew.googleapps.com/
Roadmap for Microsoft O365: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/products/office-365-roadmap-FX104343353.aspx
Roadmap for IBM SmartCloud: <nul> <404 error>
Roadmap for IBM Notes client: <haha>
Roadmap for IBM Domino: <I would tell you, but then I would have to kill you>
Without a roadmap, we have no reason to believe ...

Change the way you, as a customer, can weigh on SPR's

: Lotus Technical Information / Other
: spr
Mathieu Pape8090 - 19 2013 / (0)
I've opened quite a lot of PMR's over time. A lot of them do not get any further than "an SPR exists but has no or not enough weight; if enough weight then it will be fixed". Weight is given by opening a PMR. This is of course an understandable way ...

Improve the XPages documentation

: Lotus Technical Information / Domino
: xpages, documentation
Starrow Pan5103 - 18 2013 / (0)
XPages control reference is not as comprehensive as the classic development section. Worse is the extended library reference. A large part of the controls are missing in the documentation. If IBM really wants people to use and appreciate the library, it should put more resources into the documentation which is ...

IBM official Visio stencils and icons repository

: Lotus Technical Information / Other
: icon, stencil, visio
Mathieu Pape8090 - 30 2012 / (0)
How many times did you need those for a presentation, training, documentation, ... ? And how many times did you find it in high quality via Google? Right ! Time for some official stuff especially with the load of existing and new IBM/Lotus branded products.

Show release dates of LN Language Groups on IBM Fix List site (or other)

: Lotus Technical Information / Other
: release-builder
Mathieu Pape8090 - 21 2011 / (0)
The IBM Notes/Domino fix list (http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/r5fixlist.nsf/%28Progress%29/) already gives an idea of the release dates of clients but not of their different language "spin-offs".
It would be nice to see when the different Language Groups come out. 

Book Proposal: Getting started with Domino Administration

: Lotus Technical Information / Domino
: administration, domino
Ben Langhinrichs7382 - 16 2010 / (0)
Credit goes to Len Berg, who asked me to post this for him.
A succinct group of illustrated chapters covering
basic administration for new Domino admins. 

How Domino works:
  • Overview of each process
  • Intraserver communication
  • Communication on different protocols
  • Configuring and Tuning the Domino ...

Book Proposal: Introduction to Notes C API Programming

: Lotus Technical Information / Other
: book proposals, notes api
Richard Schwartz4594 - 16 2010 / (0)
This is in response to Ben Langhinrichics' request for book proposals.
There hasn't been a book on the C API since the early 90s.  In the format Ben describes, one could probably only just scratch the surface of setting up your development environment; understanding the most important API ...

Book Proposal: Implementing Lotus Sametime 8.5.x

: Lotus Technical Information / Sametime
: book proposals, sametime
Tinus Riyanto2825 - 16 2010 / (0)
This is response to Ben Langhinrichics' request for book proposals.
I know that there is already a slide outlining what it takes to deploy all the component of sametime 8.5.x but I felt that there are many things left unexplained to those that read it. From my own ...

Book Proposal: Migrating to LotusLive

: Lotus Technical Information / Other
: book proposals, lotuslive
Tinus Riyanto2825 - 16 2010 / (0)
This is response to Ben Langhinrichics' request for book proposals.
I figure that within a year or two Lotus Live might evolve into something that most company would consider seriously as they add more feature to it. When that time comes it would be handy to have a ...

Book Proposal: Troubleshooting Lotus Infrastructures

: Lotus Technical Information / Other
: book, troubleshooting
Keith Brooks6439 - 15 2010 / (0)
The problem is this could be a tome, but maybe it will be done in 8 parts.
1) Notes
2) iNotes
3) Domino
4) Quickr D/J
5) Sametime
6) Connections
7) Portal
edited after Bens comments to include:
8) LotusLive
Start with  the obvious issues, move to more extensive ...

Book Proposal: Extension Manager on Linux

: Lotus Technical Information / Other
: linux, extension manager, capi, adminp
Ulrich Krause5701 - 15 2010 / (0)
This is response to Ben Langhinrichics' request for book proposals.
Ever wanted to develop your own extension managers on Linux. Want to be able to enhance the functionallity of the Adminostration Process by adding functions that are not included in the core product ( like ( removeGroupMember ). ...

Tivoli Directory Integrator (TDI)

: Lotus Technical Information / Other
: book proposals, tivoli, tdi
Ulrich Krause5701 - 15 2010 / (0)
This is response to Ben Langhinrichics' request for book proposals.
Setup an run TDI to get data from sources like SAP or Oracle into your Lotus Notes Application or leverage the power of a relational database to do advanced calculations on a huge amount of data and access ...

Book Proposal: YALSB

: Lotus Technical Information / Other
: book proposals
Ulrich Krause5701 - 15 2010 / (0)
This is response to Ben Langhinrichics' request for book proposals.
YALSB ( Yet another LotusScript book ) starts where the "Programming Bible" ends.
From over 10 years of working in a forum, I can say that 80% of all Developers do not know or use many of ...

Book Proposal: Build your own Lotus Connections

: Lotus Technical Information / Other
: connections, book proposals
Ulrich Krause5701 - 15 2010 / (0)
This is response to Ben Langhinrichics' request for book proposals.
As Lotus Connections is almost unaffordable for 99% of all companies, we will show you in this book, how to use standard templates ( blog, wiki, address books, journals ) to build your own Lotus Connections fork.
Learn ...

Book Proposal: A $MS free Desktop

: Lotus Technical Information / Notes Client
: book proposals, linux, desktop, lotus notes for linux
Ulrich Krause5701 - 15 2010 / (0)
This is response to Ben Langhinrichics' request for book proposals.
The book contains step-by-step instructions to setup a Linux environment that enables the user to do everything from Mail to calendar, writing letters, sending faxes, calculating and presenting the latest keynumbers, communicating with friends and colleagues and even ...

Book Proposal: Build your own Lotus Foundation Server

: Lotus Technical Information / Domino
: linux, foundation, domino, small office server, book, proposal
Ulrich Krause5701 - 15 2010 / (0)
This is response to Ben Langhinrichics' request for book proposals.
The book gives step-by-step instructions to build your own Lotus Notes foundation server on Linux.
Learn how to setup Linux from the ground up, how to harden the kernel and install Domino on Linux.
The book contains everything ...

Book proposal: Deploying WAS in a Domino Enterprise

: Lotus Technical Information / Other
: book proposals, was, db2, how to
David Harris326 - 14 2010 / (0)
This is response to Ben Langhinrichics' request for book proposals.
"With companion products for Domino relying on Websphere Application Server, DB2, LDAP, how does a Domino Administrator go about deploying Sametime, Connections, et al, safe in the knowledge that the WAS/DB2/LDAP structure gives them the same data replication ...

Advanced XPages course

: Lotus Technical Information / Domino Designer
: education, course, xpages, learning
Deanna Drschiwiski264 - 02 2010 / (0)
 Produce an Advanced XPages course that covers:

Deep dive on XPage architecture

  • XPage architecture
  • The XPage event model (from a JSF perspective)
  • Page rendering
  • XPage XML file format



Bring back the Sandbox on developerWorks

: Lotus Technical Information / Other
: notes.net, developerworks
Peter von Stöckel5721 - 02 2010 / (1)
In September 2010, IBM removed the Sandbox from developerWorks Lotus. With that removal, they also broke countless forum responses that link to specific Sandbox files, as well as links from countless blogs and web sites all over the world.
There are two ways to fix this. Either put the ...

Why Xpages?

: Lotus Technical Information / Videos
: video, xpages
Meg Petersen160 - 25 2010 / (0)
Provide a video demonstration on the advantages for using XPages. Point out new features and focus on why you'd use XPages as opposed to the old Notes model approach (forms and views).


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