Entries Tagged ‘Lotus Notes’

Opening new mail window from C# windows application

There are some things that are unreasonably difficult even in this day of age. Well, not exactly difficult. Let’s say programmer unfriendly. For instance, opening a new mail window in your default mail client from windows .NET application. Preferably with address filled in. Google for it and you will get the same answer I did. […]

Creating meeting request in Lotus Notes from .NET

At my present gig, there is this .NET web application for scheduling and requesting approvals for vacation and other absences, that I wrote two years ago. The application gets a bit of an upgrade from time to time, so that it runs smoothly and so that we improve user experience. But there was one thing, […]

Domino URL cheat sheet

Lately I tried to integrate some C# application with Lotus Notes application data. Hence, I needed to display view contents in some way. Naturally I googled for solution on how to display view contents as JSON and came across Domino URL Cheat sheet. Even though I lately decided to go with XML display (mostly because […]

Lotus Notes 8.5.1

With the abundance of posts out there, I thought I would chip in my 5 cents worth. Yes, I know I am a bit late. Release 8.5.1 is for LotusScript developer everything he could ever hope for. Specially if you are into OO programming. Finally you don’t have to check your old classes what parameters […]

Are Notes really built for Java?

This is what I came to ask myself constantly this past few months. Lately, I’ve been noticing that vast majority of all erra on server is due to some java library error. For example, we experience an annoying issue, when at certain point, Notes decide that some Crypto library is missing and doesn’t load up […]

Notes rendering engine

About a year hence, it was time to refresh web design of my company’s web site. We decided to stick to new and improved web page standards and thus separate style and scripts from content. All well, but one simple thing. Our CMS never forced it’s users to use HTML in their code. We always […]

Design patterns – Part 11: Bridge pattern

In part 11 of Design pattern series we will go into creating and using the Bridge design pattern. It is moderately used and uses encapsulation, inheritance and aggregation to separate responsibilities into other classes. The Bridge pattern decouples an abstraction from its implementation so that the two can vary independently.

Security Certificate expiration in Lotus Domino on May 18th 2009

Got this e-mail from IBM Notes & Domino team todayand thought it worthy of sharing with public… What is happening The certificate for some Java applets in Lotus Domino 6.5.x, Domino 7.0.x, Domino 8.0.x, and Domino 8.5 have an expiration date of May 18, 2009. Starting May 19th, Web users will see a dialog with […]

Banner animator v1.1

In order to display multiple banners in single spot (and to keep web site from becoming tacky), you will need some sort of client side script that will display first one banner, then the second one etc. This is called banner animator (or even ad animator). In this case, the functionality is written in JavaScript, […]

Custom user sidebars in web applications

When I was assigned to rebuild company’s web site for the second time in 7 or 8 years, I have decided that it is probably the time to implement some modularity to the database. First in line were sidebars. Why? Well, despite “awesome” notes rich text to HTML rendering, web content was always contained in […]