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NotesIn9: 050 Improving the Type Ahead Control
David Leedy    

Today, for my “50th” show I get to welcome another new contibutor to the show. Dr. Mark Roden contributes a video that not only shows us how to improve the built in TypeAhead feature by adding a visual Indicator to tell the user it’s actually working, BUT he also takes a deep dive into FireBug and show’s us how XPages is constructing the control behind the scenes. I think it’s a fascinating look into the inner workings of XPages and Dojo.

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NotesIn9 151: Bootstrap ProgressBars in XPages
Sun, Aug 10th 2014 6:51p   David Leedy
In this show I demonstrate how to build some XPages custom controls to make a Bootstrap ProgressBar and stacked ProgressBar. I also mention Daniel Friedrich’s blog at http://xpagesandme.wordpress.com/.  I highly recommend you check that out. [read] Keywords: notes xpages
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Shockingly I just did some cool CSS!
Thu, Aug 7th 2014 11:23a   David Leedy
Let’s face it…  I suck at CSS…  You know it.  I know it.  My dog knows it.  However with the magic that is StackOverFlow I just did some useful CSS that I wanted to share. In an app I wanted to have 3 buttons in a row.  Since this is an iPad app I wanted to make the buttons myself so the tab zone is bigger.  I wanted to put some space in between the buttons so I first had: margin-right: 15px; This got annoying because the last button didn’t need to have that margin [read] Keywords: css
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NotesIn9 150: Announcing fileVault for XPages
Sat, Aug 2nd 2014 1:18p   David Leedy
This is a different show today.  I’m going to be speaking at MWLug at the end of August.  In this show I’m going to do a little demo of what I intended to present at MWLug.  I’m not going to tell you HOW to do it yet, you’ll need to come to see that.  Or wait for it to hit a future NotesIn9. In addition to the commercial, I’ve taken a small clip from my show 100 (which ran WAY too long).  In this clip I give suggestions on how to get more involved in the XPages [read] Keywords: notes xpages community
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NotesIn9 149: Database Resources and Design Definition
Tue, Jul 29th 2014 6:55a   David Leedy
In this show IBM Champion and everyone’s second favorite Doctor returns to NotesIn9.  That’s right, Dr. Marky Roden is in the house with a GREAT tip on ways to speed up Domino Designer by using Design Definition to better control your database resources. We last saw the good Doctor back on September 13th, 2012, Episode 74,  talking about using jQuery. Don’t miss todays demo.  You never know if he’ll disappear for another 684 days again. === Also yesterday I mentioned t [read] Keywords: domino ibm notes database
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NotesIn9 148: Getting XPages to talk to your phone
Mon, Jul 28th 2014 6:12a   David Leedy
Today we get another great contributor in the form of Oliver Busse. His website is oliverbusse.com.  He’s going to do a really neat demo of how to intergrate XPages with Pushover.net to send messages to a phone that has the PushOver App installed. I think that it’s always nice to see how to mix XPages with other services. [read] Keywords: xpages
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NotesIn9 Celebrates 5 years of ScreenCasting and ALMOST 150 Episodes
Sun, Jul 27th 2014 7:03p   David Leedy
On July 11, 2009 I uploaded the first ever NotesIn9 to YouTube.  The topic was this brand new concept in XPages called “Repeat Controls”. 5 years and 260,000ish downloads later and with the help if MANY people I’ve published 147 episodes so far and WILL hit 150 this week, and maybe even more. Not too shabby for a little show based mostly on XPages I think. As always I want to thank all the contributors to the show.  Without them I could never have gotten this far. Thanks for [read] Keywords: notes xpages




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NotesIn9 147: Using dGrowl with XPages
Tue, Jul 22nd 2014 6:30a   David Leedy
In this show Brad Balassaitis returns to Ni9 to give us some great instruction on how to start using the “dGrowl” project with our XPages applications.  This is a tool that lets you popup messages back to the user. It’s a somewhat common effect and I really really like it.  Actually before I got this demo from him I was attempting to do something similar inside Bootstrap4XPages and now I might try and switch to dGrowl for the additional features. In addition to using dGrowl t [read] Keywords: notes xpages applications dojo
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NotesIn9 146: Going Mobile with Bootstrap
Tue, Jul 8th 2014 11:14a   David Leedy
In this show, we get another great new contributor joining the NotesIn9 family.  Please welcome Sean P McManus to the show. His blog is: http://spmcmanus.net  I’m really excited to get Sean on as he gives us a great demo on using Bootstrap for an XPages mobile focused application. Sean manually added Bootstrap to his application.  Another option is to use a great project on OpenNTF to do this for you via an update site. http://bootstrap4xpages.openntf.org/ http://bootstrap4xpages.com/ A [read] Keywords: notes xpages application java mobile openntf
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NotesIn9 145: Simple Feedback in XPages
Thu, May 29th 2014 4:57p   David Leedy
This is the last show I have from Tim Tripcony.  This is probably the simpliest demo he’s done for Ni9 but no less important.  It’s a demo of a way to return a message to a user based on an action. Tim actually gave me this demo maybe a year ago and I just totally forgot about it and I assume he then did as well. While I hate the thought of forgetting about it I think it makes this show a little special.  I was so happy to discover it when I went through our shared dropbox. #cod [read] Keywords: xpages
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A conversation with my Son
Tue, May 27th 2014 7:12a   David Leedy
When I did the Java vs. JavaScript through down I included my son in the video for comedic effect. He got a good response so I thought I’d give you a snippet of a conversation from this weekend. Me: “Tell the girls we are having popcorn and ice cream for dinner” Matt: “that is the stupidest idea I’ve ever heard.” Me: “you think it’s a stupid idea?” Matt: “I mean, not literally..I think it’s a great idea” That’s how [read] Keywords: notes java javascript




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