Yearly Archives: 2013

Women are now allowed to choose their own husbands – I disagree with that idea

My friend and administrator-extraordinaire Chris Miller objects to IBM’s decision to publish the Domino Eclipse Update Site template under the Apache License on OpenNTF.org. We’ll get to the specifics about his objection in a moment, but I wanted to start

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M3, the Ultimate Domino Machine

I just posted the Milestone 3 release of the OpenNTF Domino API. You can see the commit list from Github for more details but I wanted to add a few more words about it. Firstly, I can’t tell you how

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A funny thing happened on the way to the OpenNTF Webinar

In preparation for this morning’s webinar on the OpenNTF Domino API, I spent some time writing some comparison code between the IBM supported API and the open source API. As I was working on this, it occurred to me just

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Running OpenNTF Domino API code directly from Eclipse

I’ve seen some requests in the last few days for the OpenNTF Domino API to support DIIOP sessions because people want to run their code directly from Eclipse. I’m afraid I have some bad news: it would be literally twice

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OpenNTF Annual General Meeting

OpenNTF Annual General Meeting If you’re reading this and you care about open source in the Notes/Domino community, I hope you’ll consider joining me on the upcoming General Meeting conference call for OpenNTF on June 27. Based on my recent

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OpenNTF Domino API Milestone 2.5

OpenNTF Domino API Milestone 2.5 We had a few copyright issues to sort out to make it to the Apache Catalog at OpenNTF.org. Hopefully we’ve got those sorted out now. There’s also some nice fixes for some of the auto-typing.

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On managed beans…

Every week or so, I spot some post or conversation about the pros and cons of “managed beans.” Whenever I see this, my first reaction is to chuckle because I know the more prosaic use of the word “beans”, but

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Deprecating .recycle()

It’s a little later than our target date, but I’m delighted to announce that M2 of the OpenNTF Domino API is now available. I’ve been able to use it to process millions of Domino objects at a time without ever

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openntf.domino M2

I’d like to apologize for the delay in the release of Milestone 2 of the openntf.domino API. There is a very subtle bug in the auto-typecasting of MIME beans that I’m trying to sort out. I had hoped to make

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Modernization in bullet time

“How did you do that?” “Do what?” “You moved like they do. I’ve never seen anyone move that fast.” When Red Pill Development started last October, my partners and I made an agreement: we would never market forward-looking statements. That

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