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That was hard. Problems with BlackBerry deployment fixed by changing “ü” against “u”.
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News about BlackBerry 10 development
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Use flowchart.js and raphael.js in XPages – problem and solution
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That was hard. Problems with BlackBerry deployment fixed by changing “ü” against “u”.
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First steps and issues with Titanium, DominoToGo and Blackberry 10
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Making a “immedidate” ft index really immediate – please try this notes.ini variable
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Anyone with BlackBerry 10 / Momentics IDE experience out there? I cannot deploy a project to a device.
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XPages HTML5 MultiFile Upload With Drag and Drop
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Fulltext index “immediate” does not work with XPages in the web?
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Julian Buss
Blog Title Julian Buss - Consultant, software-engineer and project manager for mobile and IBM software based in Hamburg, Germany.
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DRM is bad for the customer. And for 7 year old children.
Fri, Jan 23rd 2015 12:10p   Julian Buss
Friday is children’s movie day in our house. Tonight my 7 year old daughter selected a movie which we have on DVD. Normally we’re watching movies via Amazon Instant Video or from a file server using Plex. Therefore I forgot. … Continue reading →
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Working with WebSQL in an HTML5 mobile app
Tue, Jan 20th 2015 11:10a   Julian Buss
I wrote some days ago that I now work on a BlackBerry 10 app using BlackBerry WebWorks, which is basically Apache Cordova (Phonegap). The app needs to read data from JSON sources and store it locally, so that the app … Continue reading →
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News about BlackBerry 10 development
Wed, Jan 14th 2015 1:12p   Julian Buss
Some weeks ago I wrote about my efforts do build a BlackBerry 10 app with DominoToGo and Titanium. I made progress with the app since then. I can synchronize data from IBM Domino using DominoToGo, I can display the data … Continue reading →
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XPages HTML5 MultiFile Upload With Drag and Drop
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 4:12p   Julian Buss
Year ago I published a HTML5 Multi File Upload Control on openntf, now I extended it with drag & drop capability. And after doing some research, it was suprisingly easy. First you need the custom control, download it here from … Continue reading →
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That was hard. Problems with BlackBerry deployment fixed by changing “ü” against “u”.
Tue, Dec 9th 2014 10:11a   Julian Buss
I fought with this issue for a week: when trying to deploy a BlackBerry 10 app to a device, I got this error: result::failure 500 ‘ascii’ codec can’t decode byte 0xc3 in position 111: ordinal not in range(128) I posted … Continue reading →
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Anyone with BlackBerry 10 / Momentics IDE experience out there? I cannot deploy a project to a device.
Fri, Dec 5th 2014 5:17a   Julian Buss
So far my experiences with BlackBerry 10 development is quite mixed. I managed to work around most issues when creating a Blackberry app with Titanium, but now I want to deploy the app to a test device, a BlackBerry Z … Continue reading →
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Making a “immedidate” ft index really immediate – please try this notes.ini variable
Fri, Dec 5th 2014 5:17a   Julian Buss
Yesterday I wrote about problems with the “immediate” update frequency of a ft index. I didn’t found any way to make the indexer faster. A collegue from IBM told me to try this notes.ini setting on the Domino server: UPDATE_SUPPRESSION_TIME=-1 … Continue reading →
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Fulltext index “immediate” does not work with XPages in the web?
Wed, Dec 3rd 2014 5:21a   Julian Buss
I just found that on a Domino 9.01 server the Update.FulltextList queue does not change when I add a document to a NSF via XPages in the web. The fulltext update frequency on that NSF is set to “immediate”, and … Continue reading →
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Using Mozilla’s JavaScript PDF Viewer in XPages
Tue, Nov 18th 2014 11:17a   Julian Buss
I’m doing a lot of mobile stuff these days, but XPages is another big part of my work and this will not change in the foreseeable future. One project I’m working on is a tool to put iNotes mails into … Continue reading →
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Herr Richter von notesanwendungen.de über meine Arbeit
Fri, Nov 7th 2014 5:11a   Julian Buss
“Als Hersteller von Applikationen für IBM Notes und den Domino Server benötigten wir für ein konkretes Projekt Unterstützung im Bereich XPages und haben uns diesbezüglich am Markt umgeschaut. Da es uns wichtig war, jemanden zu finden, der über fundierte Kenntnisse … Continue reading →
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Features I simply love in my BlackBerry Passport
Fri, Nov 7th 2014 5:11a   Julian Buss
As you might have read I bought a BlackBerry Passport instead of an iPhone 6 (read my first impressions here). I used the BlackBerry Passport for some days now, although with WLAN only because it takes some days to exchange my MicroSIM … Continue reading →
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Triff mich am 13. November bei der SNoUG Tagung in Zürich
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 8:16a   Julian Buss
Ich werde am 13. November bei der SNoUG Tagung über “Native, echte, offline-first mobile Apps für Notes bauen und Daten synchronisieren” sprechen. Hier könnt Ihr lernen, wie die Technologie hinter DominoToGo funktioniert. Bei der SNoUG gibt es noch viele weitere sehr interessante … Continue reading →
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My BlackBerry Passport arrived – first impressions
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 6:15a   Julian Buss
Last week Amazon was able to deliver the BlackBerry Passport, so I ordered again and got it on Wednesday. Since my iPhone 4S uses a micro SIM, I needed to order a nano SIM for the Passport, which I did … Continue reading →
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First steps and issues with Titanium, DominoToGo and Blackberry 10
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 11:12a   Julian Buss
Today I started with Blackberry 10 development using Appcelerator Titanium and DominoToGo. Setup of the development environment was easy since there is a good guide in the Titanium documentation. There are a few things to watch out for, though: Make … Continue reading →
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What happened to my BlackBerry Passport which I ordered instead of an iPhone 6?
Tue, Oct 21st 2014 11:12a   Julian Buss
Some days ago I wrote about ordering a BlackBerry Passport instead of an iPhone 6. But I never wrote anything about the device yet… The reason is simple: I didn’t got it. The store where I ordered was not able … Continue reading →
7
Just ordered a Blackberry Passport instead of iPhone 6
Thu, Oct 9th 2014 6:12a   Julian Buss
So far I’ve used an iPhone 4S and I’m still happy with it. Nevertheless, time nags on the 4S and it’s not really capable of running iOS 8 (which I will only start to use when Mac OS Yosemite is … Continue reading →
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Use flowchart.js and raphael.js in XPages – problem and solution
Tue, Sep 30th 2014 1:12p   Julian Buss
I came across a weird problem today. The task was to use flowchart.js in an XPage to create a flowchart like this: So I downloaded flowchart.js, added it to the WebContent folder of the NSF and included it to the XPage … Continue reading →
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Some more recent changes in DominoToGo
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 8:13a   Julian Buss
Beside the multiple category filter feature DominoToGo evolves in other areas, too: The architecture has been re-engineered to use require() and be ready for future Titanium SDK versions (where the Ti.include() call will not be available anymore). When creating a … Continue reading →
4
New in DominoToGo: filter view data by multiple categories
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 11:11p   Julian Buss
In Notes and XPages you can filter a view by one category using the single category feature. In the most recent version of DominoToGo, one can now use multiple categories to filter a view – again a feature that Notes and … Continue reading →
2
Appcelerator Titanium Style Sheets on stereoids
Tue, Aug 26th 2014 6:12a   Julian Buss
STSS allows you to harness the full power of SCSS to generate your TSS stylesheets. Nested properties, variables, mixins, imports, it’s all there! Extremely useful: Ronald Treur’s STSS, an enhancement for TSS files in Titanium Alloy projects.
3
Use the iOS keychain to securely store credentials – even across mulitple apps
Tue, Aug 26th 2014 6:12a   Julian Buss
How do you store credentials in your iOS app? With Ben’s library, you can store the data in the iOS keychain. And you can use it in multiple apps. Look here: https://github.com/benbahrenburg/Securely 
2
World Cup! Congratulations to the German Soccer Team!
Mon, Jul 14th 2014 12:12a   Julian Buss
It’s the proof that a team is more than the sum of it’s individuals. After the hilarious 7:1 game against Brazil, our german team had to do a hell of a fight against Argentina yesterday. Both teams had their chances, … Continue reading →
3
I will reduce using US based services. Guess why.
Thu, Jul 10th 2014 3:11p   Julian Buss
I always was aware that the NSA does some spying even at friends, and I already wrote about serving company data to the NSA on a silver plate when using cloud services years ago. And so far I thought “that’s … Continue reading →
2
Quote about DominoToGo
Tue, Jul 1st 2014 12:11p   Julian Buss
“Thank you for continued hard work. Domino to Go is becoming an indispensable tool for mobile Notes development and it’s getting better with each release.” – a DominoToGo customer  
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New DominoToGo documentation released!
Mon, Jun 30th 2014 6:12a   Julian Buss
In preparation for the upcoming DominoToGo Version 3 release I’ve created a new documentation using JSDuck. It’s more complete, contains some best practices and is much easier to use. Have a look at http://youatnotes.com/dtgdoc! (Note: the URL redirects to a … Continue reading →
1
One-Day tutorial for Titanium Alloy
Mon, Jun 30th 2014 6:12a   Julian Buss
You know, to develop mobile apps for IBM Notes and Domino I’m recommending Appcelerator Titanium together with DominoToGo. Appcelerator Titanium has a pretty cool MVC framework named Alloy. Fokke Zandbergen, a well known Titanium consultant from The Netherlands, published a … Continue reading →
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Appcelerator Titanium Introduction
Tue, Jun 24th 2014 12:13a   Julian Buss
Good slides explaining the basics of Appcelerator Titanium. I’m working with Titanium for some years now, and I can highly recommend it. If you want to do mobile apps right, Titanium is a very good option. Appcelerator Titanium Intro (2014) … Continue reading →
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Upcoming changes in DominoToGo: Titanium 3.3 support and new documentation
Mon, Jun 23rd 2014 11:12a   Julian Buss
Appcelerator announced that starting with Titanium SKD 3.3 the Ti.include() method will be deprecated. DominoToGo was added to each project with this single line of code: Ti.include("dtg/dtg_base.js"); So Appcelerator’s move to get rid of Ti.inlcude() means some refactoring work for … Continue reading →
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Mobile Apps: Offline First
Sun, Jun 22nd 2014 6:11a   Julian Buss
The story of a company moving from hybrid mobile apps to native using Appcelerator Titanium. One reason: customer complains about bad performance in areas with poor network coverage. Therefore the new paradigm: offline first. Interesting read: Four Benefits of Changing Our Technology … Continue reading →
1
Why does not everyone use the Ytria tools?
Thu, Jun 5th 2014 2:11p   Julian Buss
I’m a heavy user of Ytria ScanEZ for years, and I’m using the other tools like viewEZ or databaseEZ occasionally – all in an relatively old version. Recently, Ben of Ytria gave me a good demo of the most recent … Continue reading →
2
Status update
Thu, May 22nd 2014 6:10a   Julian Buss
It’s relatively quiet in this blog at the moment. Is it because I’m not doing any IBM Notes or XPages related work anymore? No, that’s not the reason. On the contrary. I’m bound in several projects for several customers in … Continue reading →
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I am proud about DominoToGo. It. Just. Works.
Wed, Apr 9th 2014 12:12a   Julian Buss
(If you see a video about what I’m writing about, just scroll down…) I’m just back from a customer in Zurich, Switzerland where we kickstarted a DominoToGo project. A quite interesting project from my perspective: it’s about coroners that want … Continue reading →
1
Die Deutsche Bahn und die Schweizer Bahn.
Fri, Apr 4th 2014 10:11a   Julian Buss
Ich fahre gerne Bahn. Fliegen finde ich hochgradig nervig und anstrengend, und Auto fahren geht gar nicht. Also fahre ich nicht nur gerne Bahn, sondern auch oft. Verspätungen gibt es eigentlich immer, und das kalkuliere ich schon mit ein. Über … Continue reading →
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Cross platform native development with appcelerator titanium (2014 devnexus)
Mon, Mar 24th 2014 6:12a   Julian Buss
Here are some good slides from Stephen Feather explaining Titanium: Cross platform native development with appcelerator titanium (2014 devnexus) from Stephen Feather
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New Apple Website about iPhone and iPad in the enterprise
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 6:15a   Julian Buss
This new website from Apple contains a lot of well structured information about using iOS devices in the enterprise. Click here to open Apple’s “New IT” website. And you know, if you want to create custom enterprise apps my recommendation … Continue reading →
2
Leben
Fri, Mar 21st 2014 6:15a   Julian Buss
Auch wenn ich teilweise den Eindruck mache, das Leben besteht nur aus Arbeit, ist das genaue Gegenteil der Fall. Ich liebe meine Arbeit, keine Frage. Ich investiere viel Zeit und Energie, um meine Kunden glücklich zu machen, und das schafft … Continue reading →
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Entwicklercamp 2014
Thu, Mar 20th 2014 6:15a   Julian Buss
Das Entwicklercamp 2014 ging gestern zu Ende. Bei den Camps 2012 und 2013 konnte ich nicht dabei sein, umso mehr hat es mich gefreut, dieses Jahr wieder hingehen zu können. Auch dieses Mal war ich Referent und habe zwei Sessions … Continue reading →
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Sharepoint dies in 2015. IBM Notes, Domino and XPages are here to stay.
Wed, Mar 19th 2014 6:14a   Julian Buss
Today at Entwicklercamp 2014 Rudi Knegt just told us that Microsoft Sharepoint will cease to exist next year. Or to be exact: Service Pack Support ends in 2015 and Mainstream Support ends in 2018. If you are willing to spend … Continue reading →
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Entwicklercamp 2014 Slides und Code zum Download
Tue, Mar 18th 2014 8:12a   Julian Buss
Danke für die rege Teilnahme und die sehr positiven Bewertungen zu meinem beiden Sessions auf dem Entwicklungscamp 2014 Hier sind die Slides, die Demo-NSF und die Demo-Titanium Projekte zum Download!
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Frank Rieger zum Thema “Cloud”
Sat, Mar 15th 2014 2:12p   Julian Buss
“Ihre Daten sind woanders und Sie wissen nicht, wo. Davon halte ich prinzipiell nichts.” Frank Rieger
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Bullshit Made in Germany – DE-Mail, Schlandnet, Deutschland-Cloud
Sat, Mar 15th 2014 2:11p   Julian Buss
Wer es noch nicht kennt und auf sehr unterhaltsame Art mal eine Menge Hintergründe zu DE-Mail, Schlandnet etc. erfahren möchte, sollte sich eine Stunde Zeit nehmen und das hier angucken: Lohnt sich. Wirklich.
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New in DominoToGo: convert Notes documents to HTML and download them to a mobile app
Thu, Mar 6th 2014 11:11a   Julian Buss
Imagine have a Notes application with several kind of documents, using different forms and/or subforms. Now you want a mobile App that simply display these documents and allow some workflow actions like “approve” or “decline”. All right, no problem with … Continue reading →
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Create mobile Notes apps that impress your boss
Thu, Mar 6th 2014 11:11a   Julian Buss
One Domino To Go customer just sent these kind words: “ I think what you have done with Domino To Go is amazing. My boss thinks that what I’m doing with my mobile app is fantastic and I could not be … Continue reading →
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Thanks IBM for agent.runWithDocumentContext() in XPages – which I use in DominoToGo mobile solutions
Thu, Feb 13th 2014 2:11p   Julian Buss
One project I’m currently working on is a mobile version of a Notes based workflow application. The mobile app should enable users to approve or decline workflow documents like vacation requests. Again, offline availability is important, so a web app … Continue reading →
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Ich spreche auf dem Entwicklercamp, 17.-19. März
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 5:10a   Julian Buss
Ich werde dieses Jahr wieder mal auf dem Entwicklercamp sein und dort über das Thema Datenaustausch zwischen Domino und mobilen Apps (iOS, Android etc.) sprechen! Im Rahmen der Entwicklung von Domino To Go habe ich mich mit diesem Thema sehr intensiv … Continue reading →
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A complex mobile App: syncing 8 views, taking photos, uploading to Domino etc
Fri, Feb 7th 2014 5:10a   Julian Buss
I know, you want to see screenshots or a video. Since the app is not finished, I cannot make a video yet. But I can tell you about the project: A customer of mine does technical service for medical organizations … Continue reading →
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Here is the task should you accept it: find the livestream for the What’s New in IBM Notes/Domino session.
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 5:11a   Julian Buss
A comment form Patrick pointed me to session KEY102 to learn what’s new in Domino or Notes and that there is a livestream for this session. So I went to http://www-01.ibm.com/software/collaboration/events/connect/featured_sessions.html and looked for a session overview. Nothing, only marketing speech … Continue reading →
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Connect 2014: where can I read about the announcements?
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 10:12a   Julian Buss
I’d like to read something about the announcements made in the OGS. So I opened http://www-01.ibm.com/software/collaboration/events/connect/ and hoped to see a list of announcements. Just as expected, there is no such thing. So, I really would like to read some official … Continue reading →
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Thoughts about Connect 2014 opening general session
Mon, Jan 27th 2014 9:11a   Julian Buss
I just watched the OGS via livestream. And I’m somewhat puzzled what I was about. We got some of the usual customer stories. I know they are interesting to a lot of people, but I’m not among them. Then there … Continue reading →
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Appcelerator Titanium API documentation for offline use
Mon, Jan 20th 2014 6:10a   Julian Buss
If you want to keep the Titanium API documentation (and other API documentation) available when you’re offline, have a look at Dash!




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