Whither XPages? 

By Paul Withers | 11/8/18 9:55 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by Oliver Busse

Some years ago I wrote a blog post called “Whither the Notes Client”. At the time (2012) XPages was flourishing, the Notes browser plugin (subsequently ICAA) was being launched, Symphony was being stopped and the IBM-specific enhancements routed back to Apache OpenOffice and iNotes was being integrated into what is now Connections Cloud.

Java Hiccups 

By Jesse Gallagher | 11/8/18 5:30 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by Oliver Busse

To take a break from the doom-and-gloom of my last post, I figured it'd be good to dust off a post idea I've had in my drafts for a while: common hiccups that Java developers - particularly those coming from a Domino background - run into. This is sort of a grab bag of non-obvious concepts that are easy to assume incorrectly about, whether because of the way other languages work or the behavior of the lotus.domino API specifically.

How Do You Solve a Problem Like XPages? 

By Jesse Gallagher | 11/2/18 1:57 PM | App Dev - XPages | Added by Oliver Busse

Fair warning: this is a meandering one and I'm basically a wet blanket the whole way through) Last week, HCL held the third of their Twitter-based developer Q&As, with this one focusing on XPages and Designer. The majority of the questions (including, admittedly, all of mine) were along the lines of either "can we get some improvements in the Java/XPages stack?" or "is XPages still supported?". The answer to the latter from HCL, as it would have to be, is that XPages is still alive and "fully supported".

Creating meta-functions in IBM Notes Domino XPages SSJS for CRUD Operations 

By Chris Toohey | 10/24/18 5:44 AM | App Dev - XPages | Added by John Oldenburger

If you ask ten developers how to do something, you'll often get ten different ways of doing it. Each will feel it's at least their "best practice" if not the best practice, and each developer - if presented with the other nine ways to do the very same thing - will critique each method against their own. Good developers will walk away with new techniques to add to their arsenal.