Monthly Archives: March 2013

Now there’s more than one of him? A lot more

When I proposed in my last entry the idea of putting your XPages and Custom Controls in just one place, Thimo expressed concern over the number of design elements that could end up in such a beast of an application.

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Stop trying to hit me and hit me!

Thanks to everyone who replied on my last post. Several people told me they thought it was a trick question. I suppose my reputation precedes me. I will now make a bold assertion: the correct answer should be “one.” You

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You think that’s air you’re breathing now?

If you’re an experienced XPages developer, you know kung fu. Show me. How many XPages applications have you deployed?

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Pathological XPages Design

I was having a discussion with some colleagues recently about the Design tab for XPages in IBM Domino Designer 9.0. This visual editor, while useful in certain limited situations, is also the source of any number of problems in Designer

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Notes is Internet Explorer

I know, I know… provocative title. But bear with me… Both are from giant multi-national corporations famous for proprietary technology. Both led their respective categories hands down in their 3rd & 4th versions. Both got stuck in enterprise deployments at

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org.openntf.domino

If you’ve been developing in Domino for more than, I dunno, 15 minutes, you’ve probably taken a look at the lotus.domino Java API. And when you did, there’s probably two things that happened: 1) you already knew Java and you

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.recycle() and the retail experience

When people talk about Java in Notes & Domino, they inevitably talk about the .recycle() method. And when they talk about .recycle(), they inevitably talk about “memory.” And when they talk about memory, people glaze over and their minds harken

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