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Champion AND IBM Connect
Kathy Brown    

It’s been quite a week or two.

First I had the honor of being selected to speak at IBM Connect.  This will be my sixth “Lotusphere” that I will be an attendee and my fourth as a speaker.  David Leedy (of Notes in 9 fame, among other things) and I will be presenting  “XPages: No Experience Necessary”, a show and tell session.  Just like it sounds, this will be a from the ground up session, where we show you step by step how to create an XPages application.  We’ll also send you on your way with a sample application.

Then IBM Champions were announced and I am proud to say, I am now one of them!  I keep looking at the list to see if my name is still there!  There are only 76 Champions worldwide and I am honored to be on the list.



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Speaking at IBM ConnectED 2015
Wed, Dec 17th 2014 11:07a   Kathy Brown
I am excited to announce that I’ll be speaking at IBM Connected 2015 with the amazing Julian Robichaux.  The session preview tool is now available here.  We will be presenting: BP107: Ten Lines Or Less: Interesting Things You Can Do In Java With Minimal Code Don’t be afraid of Java! Many IBM Notes/Domino developers, both new and seasoned have an irrational fear of learning and using Java because it seems overwhelming. We’ll help you over this stumbling block with several sho [read] Keywords: domino ibm notes xpages application java
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Article Catch Up!
Tue, Dec 16th 2014 5:12a   Kathy Brown
I’ve been a bit remiss in blogging about the articles I post over at SocialBizUg.org.  Go check out the articles section for the full list.  Here are a few of the topics I’ve posted about: IBM Verse CSS Custom Preferences Localization UI Regex Bootcards [read] Keywords: ibm blogging css
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Review: Head First C#
Fri, Dec 12th 2014 8:12a   Kathy Brown
Head First C# OReilly Publishing By: Andrew Stellman & Jennifer Greene Content: Start Building with C# It’s all Just Code Objects: Get Oriented! Types and References C# Lab: A Day at the Races C# Lab: The Quest C# Lab Invaders I love Head First books.  I know, it’s crazy to say you love a technical book, right? But I really do. The format just works for me. They’ve done a great job of analyzing how people learn, and writing a technical book that can actually stimulate and interest [read] Keywords: widgets
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Review: If Hemingway Wrote Javascript
Thu, Dec 11th 2014 6:57a   Kathy Brown
If Hemingway Wrote JavaScript Angus Croll No Starch Press I’m not going to lie to you and say that you’ll learn JavaScript from this book.  It is, however, incredibly entertaining.  The author takes 25 “literary luminaries” and presents 5 different JavaScript assignments as though completed by the luminaries.  Also included are four poems, such as “The Variable” ‘by’ Edgar Allen Poe. The assignments include things like writing a function to show the first n numbers in the Fi [read] Keywords: javascript widgets
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IBM Champion
Wed, Dec 10th 2014 8:56a   Kathy Brown
I am so pleased to say that I have once again been selected as an IBM Champion.  This is my third year being selected and I am once again included in a great group of people.  See the rest of the Champions here. From the post: These individuals are non-IBMers who evangelize IBM solutions, share their knowledge and help grow the community of professionals who are focused on social business and IBM Collaboration Solutions. IBM Champions spend a considerable amount of their own time, energy and r [read] Keywords: collaboration ibm applications community wiki
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Holiday Gift Giving – Something Different
Thu, Dec 4th 2014 8:11a   Kathy Brown
In years past, I’ve posted a tech gear gift guide.  This year, I’m doing things a little differently.  I have many friends who are wonderfully creative and talented.  I decided to pool their sites together and create a gift guide out of their wonderful stuff.  Here is a short list of sites created by people I know (or at least, people that my people know).  Please feel free to add to this list.  Chances are since you read my blog, you may know some of these awesome people.  Su [read] Keywords: facebook




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Race Report: Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 8:11p   Kathy Brown
I suppose I should do a race report.  Last weekend I ran the Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon.  But it wasn’t really about the running.  Or the race.  This time, it was about the people.  Many years ago, I got into running and I joined a running site, www.RunningAHEAD.com.  The site has several running forums and boards, and most importantly to this post, user groups.  One of the groups is for women only, the LLR.  From that online user group many many friendships have grown.  Ove [read] Keywords: facebook twitter
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Review: User Story Mapping – OReilly Publishing
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 8:11p   Kathy Brown
User Story Mapping By Jeff Patton O’Reilly Publishing Content: The Big Picture Plan to Build Less Plan to Learn Faster Plan to Finish on Time You Already Know How The Real Story About Stories Telling Better Stories It’s Not All on the Card The Card Is Just the Beginning Bake Stories Like Cake Rock Breaking Rock Breakers Start with Opportunities Using Discovery to Build Shared Understanding Using Discovery for Validated Learning Refine, Define, and Build Stories Are Actually Like Astero [read] Keywords: widgets
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How Kids Are Like Computers
Fri, Sep 26th 2014 1:12p   Kathy Brown
I realized the other day, kids are just like computers. Kids and computers only do explicitly what they are told. Sometimes the instructions don’t compile, both kids and computers will do nothing at this point. Sometimes the instructions compile, but there is a bug.  Both kids and computers will follow instructions to that point and then stop. Kids and computers both have pretty worthless reasons (error messages) as to why they didn’t follow the instructions. You can search on the [read] Keywords: bug
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Current Direction of the IBM Domino Market
Thu, Sep 18th 2014 8:55a   Kathy Brown
You might have seen the tweets by now: Spend 30 seconds & help our community find the current direction of IBM Domino in the marketplace bit.ly/PSCXPagesSurvey #ibm #xpages PSC has put together a survey in order to get feedback from Notes and Domino users worldwide and we will be sharing the results of the survey publicly. The survey itself takes under a minute and will be open until October 3, 2014.  The more people that take the survey, the more meaningful the results will be.  Go here t [read] Keywords: domino ibm notes xpages community twitter




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