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It's been awhile. And $Readers fields.
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NSF conflicts: Nasty bug with $ConflictAction="3" (Merge/no conflicts)
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XPages: Dojo vs. Jquery... and JQuery is for n00bs
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"XPages are not modern"
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NSF is finally getting some love!
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LOL: Three reasons why Sharepoint is better than Notes/Domino
Wed, Feb 27th 2013 6:29a   Erik Brooks
Well, I tried posting a reply to this blog post by Ethann, "Three reasons why Sharepoint is better than Notes/Domino" but when I posted my comment I got an "Invalid captcha" message. Even though there's no captcha visible on the reply screen. So I'll post it here. Ethann, the argument presented in your blog post is one of the most absurd things I have ever heard. You basically say "Microsoft's forward-compatibility is bad. So you shouldn't use Sharepoint for appd [read] Keywords: domino ibm notes notesdomino rich text xpages bug exchange exchange interface microsoft sharepoint xml

NSF is finally getting some love!
Wed, Feb 20th 2013 10:58a   Erik Brooks
9.0/8.5.4 fixes the horrible "Optimize Document Table Bitmap" ghost-view-entries bug: http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/nd6forum.nsf/55c38d716d632d9b8525689b005ba1c0/844c6a7f2e7c3c978525717e006d3cd9?OpenDocument There is also another SPR where a deleted document will (on rare occasion) remain as an entry in a view. This is fixed also. There's much bigger things happening and being talked about as well, but I can't talk about that just yet. But NSF is finally getting some love. [read] Keywords: ldd lotus bug

Hiring another XPage developer
Wed, Feb 20th 2013 10:25a   Erik Brooks
We are hiring another XPage/Javascript/HTML developer for our Tallahassee, Florida office. The ideal candidate: 4 year degree Experience: 2-3 years of Javascript/HTML This is a very exciting environment within a very strong team of developers. Applicants will be required to take a small programming capabilities test. Requirements: - Strong Javascript experience - HTML experience - Experience with object-oriented programming - Experience w [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus xpages ajax css development dojo email enterprise java javascript mobile office server xml

IBM Branding WIN and FAIL
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 5:51a   Erik Brooks
I seriously wonder, how, how how does this organization manage to DO these things sometimes? AWESOME EPIC BRANDING WIN: IBM Notes IBM Domino TOTAL EIPC BRANDING FAIL: collabserv.com [read] Keywords: domino ibm notes

Hiring 2 XPage developers
Tue, Aug 21st 2012 8:26a   Erik Brooks
We are hiring two XPage/Javascript/HTML developers for our Tallahassee, Florida office. The ideal candidate: 4 year degree Experience: 2-3 years of Javascript/HTML This is a very exciting environment within a very strong team of developers. Applicants will be required to take a small programming capabilities test. Requirements: - Strong Javascript experience - HTML experience - Experience with object-oriented programming - Experience with databases - Analytical, creativ [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus xpages ajax css development dojo email enterprise java javascript mobile office server xml

It's been awhile. And $Readers fields.
Wed, Apr 4th 2012 4:08p   Erik Brooks
Man, it's been awhile since I've blogged. I should really get back on that. And in case you've ever considered removing the Summary flag on a $Readers field (while leaving the "type: Readers" flag intact) to squeeze in a little more data, don't do it. Bad Things happen. [read] Keywords:

XPages: Dojo vs. Jquery... and JQuery is for n00bs
Thu, Aug 18th 2011 10:43a   Erik Brooks
No, I didn't title this blog post to insult those that use JQuery. I simply wanted to share this article, which I found funny (though there are some truths inside.) WARNING: Foul language ahead. http://bobremeika.com/2011/03/03/jquery-is-for-n00bs/ People are making many XPages and custom controls, and that's a Very Good Thing. But some of these incorporate Dojo while some use JQuery. I want to re-emphasize my recommendation that those of us doing XPage development cont [read] Keywords: domino ibm xpages development dojo integration


8.5.3: GetItemValue() gets MUCH better
Mon, Aug 1st 2011 6:04a   Erik Brooks
First, the standard beta disclaimer: "This is beta software from IBM and does not represent a commitment, promise or legal obligation by IBM to deliver, in a future release of Notes/Domino or Lotus Notes Traveler, any material, code or functionality described/shown in this presentation." We've been working a particular PMR for nearly a year with IBM. After a lot of high-level attention it was finally made an SPR, and finally has a fix in the latest beta of 8.5.3. Cross your fin [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus lotusscript lsx notes nsd traveler xpages java server

"XPages are not modern"
Thu, Jul 14th 2011 8:28a   Erik Brooks
I keep hearing a small set of individuals saying this: "XPages aren't modern. They're an older version of JSF." That statement is partially true. The current versions of JSF are (from Wikipedia): JSF 2.1 (2010-10-22) — Current version. Second maintenance release of 2.0. Only very minor amount of spec changes.[1][2] JSF 2.0 (2009-06-28) — Major release for ease of use, enhanced functionality, and performance. Coincides with Java EE 6. JSF 1.2 [read] Keywords: domino ibm notes xpages bug css dojo enterprise integration java javascript security server wiki

8.5.3: App Dev keeps moving forward
Mon, Jun 13th 2011 11:35a   Erik Brooks
Beta testers and design partners can finally blog about 8.5.3. IBM is pushing hard on XPages, and is doing some awesome things in 8.5.3, particularly in the realm of application development. Below are some of the new features that I found exciting. Before I start, let's get the legal junk out of the way: "This is beta software from IBM and does not represent a commitment, promise or legal obligation by IBM to deliver, in a future release of Notes/Domino or Lotus Notes Traveler, any ma [read] Keywords: admin domino ibm lotus lotusscript notes traveler xpages application applications css database development dojo eclipse integration java javascript mobile server widget widgets

Ouch: Henning slams IBM
Wed, May 25th 2011 6:00a   Erik Brooks
 Read this article, and read Henning Heinz's comment: http://www.ns-tech.com/blog/geldred.nsf/plinks/GELD-8H739L  Ouch. I can't say most of his points aren't valid. [read] Keywords: ibm

The Future of NSF? 16/32/64K limits GONE and dynamic querying, filtering, and sorting
Thu, Mar 17th 2011 10:35a   Erik Brooks
  What are the main complaints people have with NSF? Indexing and 16/32/64K storage limits.  What if I'm a developer new to Domino? I can write XPages with Java and JS. But the indexing facility uses these "View" things, with this "@Formula" language. Hmm...   IBM could address all of these problems together. NSF actually scales very nicely with huge amounts of data in fields, thanks to Rich Text fields. At my company we actually have some functions, "bigGetItemValue()" and "bigReplac [read] Keywords: domino ibm nsfdb2 ods rich text richtext xpages db2 interface java network openntf xml

IBM's Most Twittering Software Division...
Wed, Mar 2nd 2011 7:10p   Erik Brooks
 According to my extremely rough research based on this list here...    The IBM Lotus accounts have more followers than any of the other brands except for Cognos. More than Websphere, DB2, Rational, and Tivoli.   And thanks to Ed I'd wager that no other IBM software division emits tweets more often, or from as high up in the organization. :-)  [read] Keywords: ibm lotus db2 tivoli twitter websphere

NSF conflicts: Nasty bug with $ConflictAction="3" (Merge/no conflicts)
Mon, Feb 21st 2011 1:56a   Erik Brooks
  We uncovered a nasty bug recently with $ConflictAction="3". This field is applied to documents if your form is set to the replication conflict setting of "Merge/No Conflicts."  The worst part about this bug is that a "pull only" replication can actually change data on the server you're pulling from. Which should never be possible.. The problem is best illustrated by example:   1. Create a doc on server A with $ConflictAction="3" and a field called "Text" with some text in it.  [read] Keywords: ibm bug server

DDE on Mac
Tue, Feb 15th 2011 6:03a   Erik Brooks
  "Why IBM needs DDE on Mac" is being discussed on Bill's blog:  http://www.billmal.com/billmal/billmal.nsf/dx/02142011062912PMWMAVJT.htm?opendocument&comments#anc1  My understanding of Mac marketshare is that it is currently at ~10%. But that is irrelevant. What is relevant is this quote from David (The Notes Guy In Seattle): "...I was part of the college day sponsored by GBS and while I was there at least a third of the college student attendees could not participate in the pre-L [read] Keywords: ibm lotusphere notes xpages mac

Fun IBM Function Names
Mon, Feb 7th 2011 8:13a   Erik Brooks
  From the IBM Fix List Database -   SPR# PMAO7SHRS3 - Fixed server Panic under LookupTheVariableInOurCache caused due to data corruption.  SPR# JPAI7GRSXA - Fix resolves a server crash caused due to invalid formula being passed to FormulaAnalyzeGutsExt.   [read] Keywords: ibm database server

NSF: *DOMINO* on SSDs: Dear God.
Wed, Jan 26th 2011 10:19a   Erik Brooks
  I've... seen things you people wouldn't believe...    Highly complex, categorized views rebuilding at a rate of 10,000+ docs per second.   Copy-style compacts running on 450GB of data across thousands of NSFs, finishing in 70 minutes.  Full-text indexes being created on 3,000 docs spanning 20 MB of data, in ONE second.   Full-text indexes being created for 80,000 docs spanning 20 GB of data in just over THREE minutes.  My average data disk queue depth is 0.008.   This is all wh [read] Keywords: domino updall bleedyellow bleedyellow.com enterprise server

Domino: What's the most number of Hot Fixes you've seen?
Thu, Dec 30th 2010 9:53a   Erik Brooks
   I'm just curious, because we're now  running something like 7 cumulative hot fixes on top of 8.5.1FP5, an obviously-recent version of Domino.   [read] Keywords: domino

Re: Script Library Issue
Wed, Dec 8th 2010 8:12p   Erik Brooks
div(Putting this on my blog for general knowledge, and maybe some IBM eyeballs...) /divdiv /divpIn response to: a href=http://www.bleedyellow.com/blogs/texasswede/entry/script_library_issueScript Library Issue/a/pThe problem is that you introduced a new member to the class. div /divdiv /divThe other two pieces (new method, change to existing method) are fine. div /divdiv /divI dont know what IBM did to script libraries between R5 and R6 that introduced this (likely something with the addit [read] Keywords: agent ibm R5 R6 script library bleedyellow bleedyellow.com properties security

Notes/Domino 64-bit problem with large arrays in LotusScript
Fri, Oct 29th 2010 3:28p   Erik Brooks
div /divdivThis workaround appears to be unknown to some, so I figured Id post it on my blog so its quot;in the wild.quot;/divdiv /divdivIf you have a large static array in LotusScript, e.g.:br /br /bDim myArray(1 to 8000) as String/b/divdiv /divdivThen you may run into problems with that code running on 64-bit Domino. Youll get an quot;Out of stack spacequot; error.br /br /LS pointers (of which the above has 8000) consume 32-bits each on 32-bit Domino, but 64-bits each on 64-bit Domino. A fu [read] Keywords: domino lotusscript notes

Hiring: Easy Domino CAPI / DSAPI work
Fri, Sep 24th 2010 4:27p   Erik Brooks
div /divdiv If youre handy with a C compiler and want to make some quick cash, we have a need for some minor DSAPI work. Please email me at:  erik (at) archondev.com/divdiv /divdiv /div [read] Keywords: domino email

Oh IBM, you so crazy!
Mon, Sep 20th 2010 12:29p   Erik Brooks
div /divdivOk, just moments after writing my post about the XPages Extension Library contribution by IBM, I notice this Redbook entry: br //divdiv /divdiva href=http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/redp4684.html?OpenExploiting IBM Websphere Service Registry and Repository Feature Pack for Service Federation Management to Share Services Between Two Domains/a /divdiv /divdivCheck out that title. So IBM. It may be a new world record. Heck, even the Redbook authors seemed taken aback:/divdiv /d [read] Keywords: ibm xpages websphere

8.5.2: Is IBM making Notes/Domino... a Lotus product?
Mon, Sep 20th 2010 11:26a   Erik Brooks
div  /divdivSo last week IBM released the a href=http://www.openntf.org/blogs/openntf.nsf/d6plinks/NHEF-89BBADXPages Extension Library/a, IBMs biggest code contribution to OpenNTF./divdiv /divdivThis is, flat-out, one of the most awesome things to happen for N/D development since, well, XPages. And its arguably as important. /divdiv /divdivOthers (e.g. Tim Tripcony) have covered what the Extensibility API means in a broad sense and have shared ideas about how you can create your own library o [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus notes notes client xpages development dhtml dojo integration java openntf

Notes/Domino app dev: Tim hits the message perfectly
Mon, Aug 23rd 2010 2:58p   Erik Brooks
div  br //divdivLast week Mary Beth asked the world, at the quot;request of higher ups,quot; a href=http://www.notesdesignblog.com/NotesDesignBlog/NDBlog.nsf/dx/what-is-lotus-notes-what-is-lotus-inotes.htm?opendocumentamp;commentsWhat is Lotus Notes? What is Lotus iNotes?/a/divdiv  /divdivMany people responded. Eventually there was a recurring theme: bits all about the apps./b/divdiv /divdivThere are few in the Yellowverse as eloquent as Tim Tripcony. And he articulates this point very well i [read] Keywords: acl domino ibm inotes lotus notes application applications archiving database development email enterprise exchange exchange integration

These SPRs bug me... more on the N/D app dev theme
Fri, Jul 30th 2010 10:40a   Erik Brooks
   I love the Fix List database. Sometimes the write-ups are a little vague, but generally they're chock-full of great detail.   But there's a general theme throughout most SPRs that really bugs me. SPRs like this one. Can you spot it?  Fixed in 8.5.2: SPR# CSCT7V2RJS - This fix disables all compute actions for the conflict losing document since a computed field can in turn try to open up a database and require a lock.  The conflict losing document will not have computed fields calculate [read] Keywords: ibm inotes lotus xpages bug database eclipse microsoft wiki

5 Step Program to IBM Exploding N/D App Dev
Wed, Jul 28th 2010 11:24a   Erik Brooks
  Just some more brainstorming thoughts while I've got a free moment...   1. Build XPages by IBM aka "Designer Lite".  2. Keep pushing forward on XPages and Dojo documentation. 3. Offer a free cloud hosting environment for XPages apps. E.g. Something similar to Blogpress. IBM already does this via their cloud and Amazon's EC2 cloud... almost. Maybe make the first 10MB of storage free?   4. Have Niklas Heidloff create a 20 minute "Hello World" video that starts with downloading Des [read] Keywords: ibm ldd lotus xpages bleedyellow bleedyellow.com dojo integration openntf

Wow - Did you see that?
Mon, Jul 19th 2010 9:45p   Erik Brooks
  Here we go: A $5 Notes/Domino app that will likely have 1000 downloads by the end of the month.   To quote the infamous Will Ferrell as Ricky Bobby in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby: "What does that do? Does that blow your mind? THAT JUST HAPPENED."   Um, IBM, you just maaaaayy want to build an app store. Just sayin'.   [read] Keywords: domino ibm notes

HIRING: Full-time Notes/Domino XPages developer
Thu, Jul 1st 2010 1:30p   Erik Brooks
  Great news! We're looking to hire a Notes/Domino developer with XPages experience. You'll be working on the most complex Domino web app in history with an awesome team of people.   This is a full-time position in Tallahassee, Florida and relocation expenses will be considered.   I know XPages are still relatively new technology, so if you've only got a few months' experience that's fine. If you've got no XPages experience but have a lot of experience with legacy Domino dev on the web [read] Keywords: domino notes xpages email

N/D App Dev - The Wikipedia article needs help
Wed, Jun 30th 2010 8:27p   Erik Brooks
  A few weeks ago we all screamed "We want XPages documentation!" at IBM.   I started looking around the 'net for more IBM-initiated promotion of XPages. Did you know there's a Wikipedia article about the technology? It's about as sparse as the documentation.   Compare this with this.   Fortunately this is better, but that XPages article is still pretty sad.   Ideally the page would be beefed up by IBM, but since anybody can edit Wikipedia we can all get in there and contribute.   [read] Keywords: ibm xpages wiki

Ed Brill's blog entry - A possible solution to the app dev problem
Wed, Jun 16th 2010 6:05a   Erik Brooks
   If you're reading this, no doubt you've read Ed's blog post asking what the "tripwire" is for Lotus Notes/Domino app dev.   The comments had some resounding themes: - IBM doesn't market Notes as an app dev platform - IBM sales actively (though perhaps not intentionally) offers incentives to sell something other than Notes/Domino - The N/D app dev strategy is unclear - IBM needs to attract young blood to N/D   This blog entry explores an idea to tackle the last two points. I start [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus lotusscript notes notes client xpages eclipse java security server

8.5.1 Fix: GetDocumentByKey()
Tue, May 25th 2010 2:40p   Erik Brooks
  After several weeks the bug introduced for GetDocumentByKey (and all the other Get*ByKey operations) has been fixed.   As per IBM's announcement it looks like it will ship with 8.5.1FP3.   With the fix lookups to busy views are also exhibiting a marked performance improvement so this is also a significant win for busy databases.   [read] Keywords: ibm ldd lotus bug

GetDocumentByKey - I'm curious.
Thu, Apr 22nd 2010 8:20a   Erik Brooks
  Since I know everyone will be asking: no, this is actually not related to the GetDocumentByKey fix that IBM is working on.   According to the Designer Help, GetDocumentByKey() is not case-sensitive. Meaning if you have two entries in your view: Apple APPLE Calling GetDocumentByKey("Apple", True) returns the first doc. Calling GetDocumentByKey("APPLE", True) returns the first doc also.   I used to think that the case-sensitivity setting of the column actually controlled this behavior [read] Keywords: dblookup ibm apple password

8.5.2 Notes/Domino
Sun, Apr 18th 2010 8:54a   Erik Brooks
  It was just announced that those of us in the 8.5.2 beta program can start blogging about it in detail. Since we're such an app dev heavy shop I'd like to mention some cool things in that area from the latest 8.5.2 beta: The most important feature in 8.5.2 from an App Dev standpoint is this: NotesAgent.runWithDocumentContext(NotesDocument) WIth this you create an in-memory document and then pass this document to an agent. You do NOT need to save the document prior. This is available for [read] Keywords: agent domino ibm lotus lotusscript notes nsfdb2 xpages applications blogging database development dojo eclipse integration java mobile openntf server

Sure Google, let me get right on that migration from Notes.
Sat, Mar 27th 2010 9:38p   Erik Brooks
  So on Steve's blog I just saw one of those Google "migrate from Notes" ads. Here was the text in the ad: "Showing my CEO how to check email made me go Google." LMAO! Really? Seriously? Seriously?   Wow.    [read] Keywords: notes email google

Folder opens slowly in Designer
Thu, Mar 25th 2010 9:41a   Erik Brooks
   You may have noticed that opening a folder in Designer can take a very long time if there are many docs in the folder. The lightning bolt flashes indicitating a lot of network traffic - it's as if Designer is downloading the entire folder index even though you obviously don't need it. Views, on the other hand, always open very fast. Over higher-latency network connections it can take several minutes for the folder to open. I've reported the problem to IBM Lotus Support but they need m [read] Keywords: connections ibm lotus network

8.5.1 - The bug is back, the full story.
Wed, Mar 24th 2010 6:50a   Erik Brooks
  The 8.5.1 GetDocumentByKey bug fix released last week (for 8.5.1FP1 it was HF124) has regression problems. If you have a view with these docs: a b y z And you have code that performs: getdocbykey(a), print value getdocbykey(b), print value getdocbykey(y), print value getdocbykey(z), print value Then you will get "a,b,y,z" as expected.  But if you change the code to perform: getdocbykey(a), print value getdocbykey(b), print value CREATEDOC WITH VALUE OF H getdocbykey(y), print value [read] Keywords: ibm bug server

8.5.1 UNFAIL - Part 2: The Fix
Mon, Mar 15th 2010 10:17a   Erik Brooks
  Wow... there's been nearly 4,000 hits to my blog entries regarding the GetDocumentByKey bug.   A lot of you have been asking me about an update so here we go:   The Short Story   The issue's reportedly been fixed. There is a technote where you can contact IBM for a fix.a technote where you can contact IBM for a fix.   As a nice side effect the original bug they were trying to fix all along (the "infinite loop" bug) is now truly fixed. Your apps that perform any GetXXXByKey calls wil [read] Keywords: agent domino ibm lotus bug server

8.5.1 UN-FAIL! The Fix is coming...
Thu, Mar 11th 2010 5:47p   Erik Brooks
  For those that were asking me, yes - IBM has finished a fix for the GetDocumentByKey problem. I won't steal any thunder about the formal announcement (also because I don't know all the details) but the way IBM explained to me how the refined algorithm works is awesome. So awesome, in fact, that you may see your apps scale much, much, MUCH better under load than ever before.  I'll go into more detail after the formal announcement, but this fix (really a more-correct implementation of [read] Keywords: ibm

8.5.1 FAIL. Your code may just break.
Mon, Mar 1st 2010 12:05p   Erik Brooks
  8.5.1 is great. Really great. Except when it decides to make your code no longer work. And especially when that code involves NotesView.GetDocumentByKey, NotesView.GetAllDocumentsByKey, NotesView.GetEntryByKey or NotesView.GetAllEntriesByKey.   If you do Notes/Domino dev you've probably written something like this before:   Dim v as NotesView Dim d as NotesDocument Set v = GetView("myView") Set d = v.GetDocumentByKey("something")   There's probably a trillion lines of this type of co [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus lotusscript notes bug database java server

8.5.2 Notes/Domino due Q3 of 2010
Wed, Feb 24th 2010 11:04a   Erik Brooks
  I haven't seen anything regarding a release date for 8.5.2 yet except for "mid-year". But according to the Fix List database here we can expect it Q3 2010.   I'm part of the managed beta (go join if you want to take part also) so I can't comment about it yet, but as Tim Tripcony blogged it's going to be "cuh-ray-zee".   [read] Keywords: domino ldd lotus notes database

Domino on the Web? You *need* this fix.
Wed, Feb 24th 2010 10:50a   Erik Brooks
  We were downloading in London from a Domino server in Florida. Domino was serving the file at a whopping 65K/sec to London, despite being on a connection with about 8 MB upstream available and the London connection having tons of available downstream bandwidth. Running an FTP server on the same machines allowed the same file to be transferred at about 600K/sec.   HTTP transfers are slower than FTP but not that much slower. So we opened a PMR. The answer is this SPR on Windows:   SPR # MKIN7 [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus interface microsoft network server

OpenNTF shows PRODUCT! If you sell Notes/Domino you MUST see this.
Tue, Feb 23rd 2010 7:23a   Erik Brooks
  If you missed it, you MUST  check out Niklas Hiedloff's blog video. It showcases some projects on OpenNTF, and most importantly shows products on the Notes/Domino platform. And since they're on OpenNTF they're freely available.   If you sell Notes/Domino, this video covers in 8 minutes a ton of stuff that - if I were a prospective customer - would make me salivate. It shows off the technical prowess/flexibility of N/D without getting techy, and when you say "yeah there's this entire w [read] Keywords: domino ibm notes openntf security

Dojo gets a new website *again*
Mon, Feb 22nd 2010 7:55a   Erik Brooks
  So a few weeks ago I blogged about the Dojo website getting a facelift. It was much cleaner than before, a bit more organized, though less eye-catching.   Well apparently they decided to step it up a notch with an entirely new site design. Click here to see it. I have to say I like it.   It looks like they've really put a lot of effort into documentation, too. Click the "Learning is Easy" in the lower-right.   And I didn't know Cisco was using Dojo also. Cool stuff.   [read] Keywords: dojo

IdeaJam needs two things to help us and IBM...
Sun, Feb 21st 2010 4:33p   Erik Brooks
  So today I was doing some Yellowsphere community service. I decided to hop on over to IdeaJam and start looking for ideas to comment on. I clicked on "Popular" where you see a list of all of the most highly-promoted items. Some of these have been delivered in recent versions (GO IBM!) and others are coming soon. But they're still in the list, and there's no way to tell that some of them have been addressed. I posted "hey, this is done" in the comments of some of them, but it'd be grea [read] Keywords: ibm notes community development ideajam ideajam.net

8.5.1 Lotusscript INI setting: GO_FASTER=1
Fri, Feb 19th 2010 6:39a   Erik Brooks
  Generally speaking, Lotusscript should run about 15%-40% faster on 8.0.2+ versus prior releases, primarily due to this fix:   SPR# BHUY75XJL2 - LotusScript is yielding too often, which was necessary a while back with slower machines. Now that Machines are much faster, we changed it to yield less often.   However 8.0.2 also introduced this fix:   SPR# DCOE6KPW48 - Fixed a crash calling fulltrim on arrays returned from certain other lotusscript builtin functions (eg Join).   Unfortunate [read] Keywords: ibm lotusscript

XPages or Flex? Something else to keep in mind.
Sat, Feb 13th 2010 8:43a   Erik Brooks
  Neither the iPhone nor the iPad run Flash.   There is currently an incomplete open-source javascript-based flash interpreter that came out a few weeks ago that seems to be able to run some flash if it's hacked in. At least, it runs some flash for now on the iPhone.   Keep in mind that Apple has a vested interest in Flash not running at all since then applications could potentially bypass the App Store's screening process (and revenue). Also keep in mind that they've made updates that dis [read] Keywords: xpages apple applications iphone javascript

The most awesome video in the history of ever
Sat, Feb 6th 2010 12:52p   Erik Brooks
  The introduction video for the Alaskan Nanooks (a university hockey team here in the U.S.)   [read] Keywords:

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