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Citrix GeoTrust error on Macintosh
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 129
Android on ChromeOS - the revolution beigins?
Sat, Sep 13th 2014 77
Responsive CSS Sprites
Sun, May 4th 2014 71
Faster mobile JavaScript click responses with fastclick.js
Thu, Apr 10th 2014 67
Rocket your website speed with CSS sprites!
Sat, May 3rd 2014 65
Internet Go Faster switch
Sat, May 3rd 2014 64
Serving HTML5 Video from Domino
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My first Chrome extension: Forum Troll Blocker!
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Dynamic form validation with jQuery
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Mike Brown
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Citrix GeoTrust error on Macintosh
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 6:14a   Mike Brown
Sometime in the last few days my Citrix login for work has stopped working on my home Macintoshes. (Presumably, it still works on Windows; I haven't tried!) The error I get is: You have not chosen ... [read] Keywords: citrix macintosh

Android on ChromeOS - the revolution beigins?
Sat, Sep 13th 2014 6:11a   Mike Brown
Despite what you might read from pro-Microsoft trolls in the various forums about how "ChromeOS needs an always-on internet connection", the OS actually boasts a large (and increasing) number of offl ... [read] Keywords: microsoft

Responsive CSS Sprites
Sun, May 4th 2014 4:12p   Mike Brown
On my earlier post Rocket your website speed with CSS sprites!, I showed (I hope!) how can really speed up your page load times by loading a single, combined image instead of multiple individual image ... [read] Keywords: css

Internet Go Faster switch
Sat, May 3rd 2014 8:12p   Mike Brown
No, not a joke. Not clickbait. I just found out that my ISP does, quite literally, have a Go Faster switch for my ADSL2+ connection. It's called ADSL Line Profiles: http://www.internode.on.net/sup ... [read] Keywords:

Rocket your website speed with CSS sprites!
Sat, May 3rd 2014 6:11a   Mike Brown
Here's two not very interesting web pages that show the national flags for various countries: http://www.users.on.net/~mikeandgeminoz/spritetest/index2.html http://www.users.on.net/~mikeandgeminoz ... [read] Keywords: css

Faster mobile JavaScript click responses with fastclick.js
Thu, Apr 10th 2014 6:10a   Mike Brown
As I pointed out in my post Speedier responses for iPhone web apps a couple of years ago, it's a little known fact is that iOS devices, and older Android devices too, are slow at responding to JavaSc ... [read] Keywords: iphone javascript mobile

Serving HTML5 Video from Domino
Thu, Feb 13th 2014 1:09p   Mike Brown
I'm looking at rolling out HTML5 video for a site that I'm working on. The site is made up of Notes documents, and I would be storing the video files on Rich Text fields within those documents. I ... [read] Keywords: domino notes rich text


"Google’s Threat To MIcrosoft, Chromebooks Are Now ... 10% Of All Computers"
Sat, Dec 28th 2013 5:09p   Mike Brown
This is from Forbes, and the full quote is: "Google's Threat To MIcrosoft, Chromebooks Are Now 21% Of All Notebooks And 10% Of All Computers" As Shaggy used to say, "like wow!!!" There have been si ... [read] Keywords: google microsoft

Notes Calendar invitees - hidden web service!
Wed, Nov 13th 2013 3:11p   Mike Brown
I've been working on a Web-based calendar that has an ordinary Notes calendar as its source at the back-end. I was struggling on how to get the invitee status for a Notes calendar entry. Digging th ... [read] Keywords: notes

Taskbar on every monitor!
Thu, Nov 7th 2013 6:09a   Mike Brown
Some time ago, I inherited a widescreen monitor from a friend who as about to leave the country (thanks, George!) I have it set up as my main monitor, right in front of me, in a dual monitor config w ... [read] Keywords:

My first Chrome extension: Forum Troll Blocker!
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 8:13a   Mike Brown
A couple of weeks back, I wrote a post called Dealing with trolls on ZDNet comments, which showed how to block trolls in the ZDnet.com technical forums by using the Tampermonkey Chrome extension. Alt ... [read] Keywords:

Dealing with trolls on ZDNet comments
Wed, Aug 14th 2013 6:14a   Mike Brown
Comments on ZDNet tech articles these says, invariably descend into an ill-mannered slanging match. Actually, a good many IT sites are prone to this problem, but on ZDNet it's particularly bad. The ... [read] Keywords:

Xmarks is synching... and synching....
Fri, Aug 2nd 2013 10:20p   Mike Brown
I've been using the Xmarks browser extension for a number of years now. It synchs your bookmarks between your installed browsers. Yes, Chrome and Firefox (and IE?) have their own, free, built-in b ... [read] Keywords: firefox

Dynamic form validation with jQuery
Fri, Jul 19th 2013 6:12a   Mike Brown
I've been using the superb jQuery Validation Plugin for a number of years now, and really, I don't know how I got by without it before. Basically, it allows you to (relatively) easily set up form va ... [read] Keywords:

Domino Data Services in Domino 9 - first fumblings!
Tue, Apr 9th 2013 6:18a   Mike Brown
I've been playing with Domino Data Services in Notes/Domino 9. I've never looked at this in Domino before. And every bit of info that I found on the subject, when I did start looking, seemed to tel ... [read] Keywords: domino notes

Notes 9 on (K)Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit
Mon, Apr 8th 2013 3:14p   Mike Brown
Having successfully installed Notes on my 32-bit version of Ubuntu 11.04 (a.k.a "Natty Narhwal"), I treated myself to a new PC! With 8 Gig of RAM on board, it seemed a waste to still use the 32-bit v ... [read] Keywords: notes ubuntu

Windows to dump desktop altogether?
Thu, Mar 28th 2013 5:13p   Mike Brown
You hate Windows Metro (or whatever they're calling it this week)? You've installed Classic Shell, or StartX, or some other utility that takes you straight to Windows 8 Desktop mode, so you can avoi ... [read] Keywords: desktop

How to get U.S Netflix and BBC iPlayer in Australia
Fri, Mar 1st 2013 5:11a   Mike Brown
For the various people that have asked me in the last few months, this is how to get U.S. and U.K. streaming video content if you happen to live outside of those areas...like me! Although the articl ... [read] Keywords:

PC Pro: "Windows 7 still being sold on up to 93% of British PCs"
Wed, Feb 20th 2013 5:10a   Mike Brown
"The vast majority of British-assembled PCs are being sold with Windows 7, not Windows 8, according to several system builders contacted by PC Pro.... 'Customers struggle to find their way around ... [read] Keywords:

Paul Thurrot - Surface’s lack of storage "doesn’t matter"!
Mon, Feb 4th 2013 2:11p   Mike Brown
An unintentionally hilarious rant from Paul Thurrot on last week's Windows Weekly podcast. The subject is the amount of local storage (lack thereof) on Microsoft's Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets. ... [read] Keywords: microsoft podcast

Half-life now runs natively on Linux
Mon, Feb 4th 2013 5:10a   Mike Brown
Half-life running natively on Kubuntu 12.10 64-bit: Sadly, it's the original version rather than the Source version, which had some improved graphics. I'm sure that's on the way though, along wi ... [read] Keywords: linux

Choice.com.au reports Microsoft’s Surface to Australian authorities
Thu, Jan 24th 2013 5:13a   Mike Brown
Heard the one about the 16 Gig version of Microsoft's Surface RT tablet? There's no such thing. Ahh, but do you know why? It's because the OS and the supplied apps take up 16 Gig for themselves. ... [read] Keywords: microsoft

Windows is crap, part 583 - reinstalling
Wed, Jan 9th 2013 2:13p   Mike Brown
Frying in the heat! We had a power outage last night due to the ferociously hot weather: 43 degrees Celsius! (That's 110 degrees Farenheit.) Not just any power outage though; not a clean one where ... [read] Keywords:

Steam on Linux!
Wed, Jan 9th 2013 2:13p   Mike Brown
At long last! This is the native Steam client beta, running on Kubuntu 12.10 64-bit: No tweaks or anything needed for 64-bit. Just download the .deb and off you go. Okay, it's not going to s ... [read] Keywords: linux

Notes/Domino 9 - return of the Weekly Planner view!
Sat, Dec 15th 2012 8:16p   Mike Brown
Sometimes, it's just the little things that matter... ... [read] Keywords: domino notes

Jakob Nielsen: "Windows 8 — Disappointing Usability for Both Novice and Power Users"
Tue, Nov 20th 2012 5:12a   Mike Brown
Two Desktops? It can be done, up to a point... When Apple released Mac OS X, over a decade ago, they required that all existing Mac OS apps to be recompiled/rewritten to run on it. There weren't m ... [read] Keywords: apple mac

"Windows 8 Sales Well Below Projections, Plenty of Blame to Go Around"
Sat, Nov 17th 2012 5:12a   Mike Brown
So Windows 8 isn't selling too well it seems. Well who could have predicted that? Anybody that's actually tried to use the damned thing, perhaps? Paul Thurrot sums the situation up quite nicely: ... [read] Keywords:

jQuery.getDominoViewJSON() function
Fri, Nov 16th 2012 11:11p   Mike Brown
Following on from my post describing the horrendous Ajax bug in Domino 8.5.2/8.5.3, I thought I would I have a go at putting together a jQuery plugin that fetches data from a Domino view as JSON via ... [read] Keywords: domino ajax bug

Horrendous Domino Ajax bug and world’s most useless technote
Thu, Nov 15th 2012 5:14a   Mike Brown
This afternoon I was writing some jQuery/JavaScript to return JSON data from a Domino view using the "?ReadViewEntries&OutputFormat=JSON" syntax. This is something that I have done many times in ... [read] Keywords: domino ajax bug javascript

NAB Name Picker for the Web, revisited!!
Tue, Oct 30th 2012 6:13p   Mike Brown
My "Original" NAB Names Picker A few years pack, I wrote a NAB Name Picker for the Web. I say "wrote", but in fact, I was building on the considerable work of others (all credited at the time). I ... [read] Keywords: lotus

Backbone.js pagination for Domino
Fri, Oct 12th 2012 10:10p   Mike Brown
Sometimes as a developer, you happen across a real gem. Such a one is Addy Osmani's Backbone Paginator project. By leveraging the very excellent backbone.js JavaScript library, the project takes al ... [read] Keywords: domino javascript

Linode vs Amazon Web Servers for server hosting
Fri, Sep 28th 2012 9:09p   Mike Brown
A while ago,I setup a Domino server on Amazon Web Services (AWS), purely as a place for my own experimentations. I soon shut it down because I didn't want to keep paying the hosting costs. Instead, ... [read] Keywords: domino server

Leo Laporte tears Microsoft a new one!
Wed, Jul 25th 2012 8:12a   Mike Brown
"What's the screen resolution on the Surface? We don't know. When is the Surface available? We don't know. What's the price of the Surface? We don't know. Has anybody held a Surface? No. This ... [read] Keywords: microsoft

iOS web browser orientation problems
Thu, Jul 19th 2012 12:12a   Mike Brown
Responsive Design As I mentioned in my last post, I've been working on reconfiguring this blog for responsive design. As part of that process, I've been testing how the site looks in various mobile ... [read] Keywords: mobile

Adding to Domino Blog’s HTML Header
Sun, Jul 15th 2012 1:12p   Mike Brown
I'll soon be writing an article here about reconfiguring this blog for responsive design: basically, how to have the same web site that works equally well on desktops and mobile browsers by clever use ... [read] Keywords: domino mobile

Running Windows 8? This might just save your sanity!!
Wed, Jul 11th 2012 5:11p   Mike Brown
Windows 8 Metro on the Desktop is the biggest design abortion since the Ribbon. I can't speak to their Surface tablets because they're vapourware at this point. I've never used one, and neither for ... [read] Keywords: desktop microsoft

Hide and show elements with a touch of class!
Sun, Jun 24th 2012 7:14p   Mike Brown
Here's a mini-app on JSFiddle (and I do mean mini here!) that sets up a simple Read Mode vs Edit Mode field; the kind that you might set up in a typical Domino web app, in fact (although this one isn' ... [read] Keywords: domino css

Smooth scrolling, sortable web list for iPhone!
Tue, Jun 19th 2012 11:14p   Mike Brown
I've been working on a mobile web app that will use a jQueryUI's .sortable() functionality to enable drag and drop sorting of that list. Sound easy enough, but I ran into several issues that I was, ... [read] Keywords: iphone mobile

Backbone.js and jQuery pub/sub
Tue, Jun 5th 2012 6:11a   Mike Brown
Backbone.js is fast becoming my JavaScript framework of choice, but marvellous as it is, the tight coupling of models and views can seem a little restricting. What if you have other observers, outsid ... [read] Keywords: javascript

Speedier responses for iPhone web apps
Fri, Jun 1st 2012 11:12p   Mike Brown
A little known fact - well, I didn't know it, anyway! - is that the iPhone is actually quite slow at responding to JavaScript click events. This small Javascript app should demonstrate. Browse to it ... [read] Keywords: iphone javascript

Give yourself a reality check! (The Chrome Audit tab.)
Fri, May 25th 2012 6:12a   Mike Brown
Think you're a shit-hot web developer who knows what (s)he's doing, right? Well, Google's Chrome browser as a built-in tool that might just puncture your confidence a little; it sure did for me. W ... [read] Keywords: google

CSS3 selectors on IE8 (lack thereof!)
Tue, May 22nd 2012 6:11p   Mike Brown
I used to think that Internet Explorer 8 was the first version of the product that was actually any good...until I saw IE9. Then I realised that IE8, while a good deal better than its totally rubbish ... [read] Keywords: css

Like Media Centre? Don’t upgrade to Windows 8!!
Fri, May 4th 2012 11:10p   Mike Brown
I just can't wait for Windows 8 to come out. It's going to be Microsoft's biggest ever disaster; bigger than Me and Vista combined! Having already saddled it with a UI that nobody has a clue how to ... [read] Keywords: microsoft vista

jQuery code completion in Aptana/Eclipse
Thu, Mar 29th 2012 4:12p   Mike Brown
Recently, I've been leaning towards Aptana Studio as my preferred JavaScript IDE. It's based on Eclipse and, like Eclipse, is open source and cross platform. You can use it either as a plug-in for E ... [read] Keywords: eclipse javascript

Google Maps Web App
Sat, Mar 24th 2012 6:12p   Mike Brown
Here's a simple web app that I've put together in order to show how to pull in and display data from Google Maps. In order to access the Google Maps API you need to get a Maps API key from Googl ... [read] Keywords: google

Web server for Mac OS X
Wed, Mar 21st 2012 5:12p   Mike Brown
I was looking around for a local web server to install on my Mac OS X desktop and made the pleasant discovery that there's one already built in! Yep, an Apache web server is part of the default insta ... [read] Keywords: desktop mac macintosh server

Microsoft programmers = trained gibbons?
Tue, Mar 13th 2012 11:12p   Mike Brown
Maybe that's not an entirely accurate description: I don't actually think they're trained at all. A few weeks back, customers of Azure - that's Microsoft's me-too, in the cloud service - lost access ... [read] Keywords: microsoft

Windows 8. Looks kind of familiar....
Tue, Mar 6th 2012 10:12p   Mike Brown
In case it might have escaped your attention, the beta Consumer Preview of Windows 8 (a.k.a. Microsoft's Suicide Note) arrived last week. If you're not a fan of Microsoft or its products then you'll ... [read] Keywords: microsoft

Get AJAX data from *any* server... revisited
Fri, Mar 2nd 2012 8:10p   Mike Brown
Ajax makes web apps live and breathe, but it has a major restriction: you can only retrieve data from the same server on which you own code resides. You can get around such a limitation by using, JSO ... [read] Keywords: ajax server

Apple PCs are overpriced because....
Thu, Jan 19th 2012 5:10a   Mike Brown
...because you can get much the same hardware spec for a generic PC (i.e. a Windows) PC for much less. That may be true, but as Neil said, there's more to the picture than meets the eye.... NB; thi ... [read] Keywords: apple

At last, an untethered Jailbreak for iOS 5 is here!
Tue, Dec 27th 2011 11:10p   Mike Brown
It's taken several months, but there is now an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5 (actually, 5.0.1). For those of you not familiar with this scene, "untethered" means that your phone still works after a ... [read] Keywords: iphone

Get AJAX data from *any* server!
Thu, Nov 24th 2011 7:10a   Mike Brown
In the beginning there was AJAX, XML and JSON. But AJAX has a major restriction: you can only retrieve data from the same server on which you own code resides. Enter JSONP. JSONP is way of retrie ... [read] Keywords: ajax server xml

Creating JavaScript functions on the fly (currying)
Wed, Nov 2nd 2011 6:11a   Mike Brown
For my sins, I've been tinkering with Object-oriented JavaScript again. While doing so, I came across an interesting constructor function in John Resig's book, Pro JavaScript Techniques. The funct ... [read] Keywords: javascript

Loosen up LotusScript Classes rides again!
Mon, Oct 24th 2011 6:10a   Mike Brown
This is a follow-up to two previous posts, Class Hierarchies in LotusScript - let's loosen things up! and Multiple constructors for LotusScript objects. It illustrates techniques that I hinted that ... [read] Keywords: lotusscript

Multiple constructors for LotusScript objects
Sat, Sep 10th 2011 12:11a   Mike Brown
Java allows you to have multiple constructors for your classes, as long as each one has a different "signature", i.e, a different list of parameters and/or parameter types. LotusScript allows you on ... [read] Keywords: lotusscript java

Beers of British Columbia
Fri, Sep 9th 2011 11:14p   Mike Brown
This was tough work, but somebody had to do it. Lucky that me and Gem were up to the job! All beers are marked out of 10. This was typed out on my iPhone at the time, so please forgive a certain c ... [read] Keywords: iphone

A better way to pass parameters to JavaScript functions
Wed, Sep 7th 2011 6:13a   Mike Brown
The traditional way to pass arguments/parameters to a function is by a list of individual elements, like so: function doFruitColour(banana, apple, tangerine) { apple = apple || "green"; ... [read] Keywords: apple javascript

Class Hierarchies in LotusScript - let’s loosen things up!
Tue, Sep 6th 2011 6:10a   Mike Brown
Coming back to Object-Oriented programming in LotusScript after a lengthy spell programming in only JavaScript was a bit of a shock: LotusScript isso restricted! Everything has to be declared and set ... [read] Keywords: lotusscript javascript

Post to Facebook, Google+ and Twitter simulaneously
Mon, Aug 8th 2011 3:11p   Mike Brown
If you need to post to two or more social networks simultaneously, there's a Chrome/Chromium browser extension called Publish sync for google+ & facebook that will do this for you. When you post ... [read] Keywords: facebook google twitter

Hide when printing on the web
Thu, Aug 4th 2011 6:09a   Mike Brown
I don't know how many years I've been telling people that Hide when Printing is a Notes Client only feature that won't work on the Web. Turns out that it's really easy to do on the web, even on cacky ... [read] Keywords: notes notes client

Disabled fields on Internet Explorer
Thu, Jul 7th 2011 6:13a   Mike Brown
Here's an annoyance that I'd not really noticed before: if you disable a field on the web, it appears greyed out on Firefox and Google Chrome, but not on IE. On IE, there's no real indication that fi ... [read] Keywords: firefox google

Getting around Domino’s Ajax lookup restrictions
Sun, Jun 12th 2011 7:11p   Mike Brown
Ajax and DominoBy default, and Ajax lookup to data in a Domino view will return only 30 rows (i.e. document entries) of information. (At least that's true in ND7. Maybe it's different in 8.) You ca ... [read] Keywords: domino nd7 ajax

Songsterr - play along to guitar tabs
Sat, Jun 11th 2011 10:14p   Mike Brown
Strewth! (As I've never heard anybody ever say, outside of a Paul Hogan Fosters commercial.) When I was a nipper, trying to learn guitar, we had to buy song-books and stuff. And if you shelled out ... [read] Keywords:

Twitterfeed.com and Domino Blogs
Sat, Jun 11th 2011 6:15a   Mike Brown
Twitterfeed.com is a very useful (and free!) service, which lets you automatically post your blog posts to Facebook, Twitter and other social networks. Unfortunately, the links that appear in Twitter ... [read] Keywords: domino facebook twitter

Notes on Natty 64-bit
Sat, Jun 11th 2011 12:12a   Mike Brown
Having successfully installed Notes on my 32-bit version of Ubuntu 11.04 (a.k.a "Natty Narhwal"), I treated myself to a new PC! With 8 Gig of RAM on board, it seemed a waste to still use the 32-bit v ... [read] Keywords: notes ubuntu

How Sydney looks to its various inhabitants
Thu, May 19th 2011 6:10a   Mike Brown
The Shire full of Bogans? Who'd have thought! ... [read] Keywords:

Notes on Natty (Ubuntu 11.04)
Thu, Apr 28th 2011 6:10a   Mike Brown
First, lets get the provisos out of the way: Ubuntu 11.04 is not a supported platform for Lotus Notes and has not, in fact, even been released yet! I've been testing with Beta 2 with the latest updat ... [read] Keywords: lotus notes ubuntu

JavaScript onchange event and IE’s Autocomplete feature don’t mix
Thu, Mar 31st 2011 6:09a   Mike Brown
Yes, IE's wonderful Autocomplete feature, the main goal of which is, apparently, to reveal your credit card details to the next person to use the browser after you. If that's not bad enough, it seems ... [read] Keywords: javascript

Get Notes Calendar on your iPhone without Traveler
Wed, Feb 23rd 2011 5:11a   Mike Brown
Obviously, using the likes of Traveler is the best and easiest way to do this, but if your company hasn't invested in that, then you will have to explore alternatives. Here's how I've done it; it's ... [read] Keywords: lotus notes traveler iphone

Jailbreak, there’s gonna be a jailbreak!!
Sat, Feb 19th 2011 5:09p   Mike Brown
Has already been one, in fact! Just jail broke my iPhone 4 via the Greenpois0n method. This gives you a whole new app store called Cydia. Cydia has all the apps that Apple says will kill dolphins ... [read] Keywords: apple iphone

Getting around the 15k limit
Fri, Jan 21st 2011 5:16a   Mike Brown
I had some script that wa attempting to pull some text data from Notes Rich Text field. The data is more than 15K in size, hence using a Rich Text rather than a plain text field. But whatever I trie ... [read] Keywords: lotus notes rich text

Shopping for the perfect Aussie Android phone
Tue, Jan 11th 2011 11:12p   Mike Brown
… and how I ended up with something completely different: an iPhone 4, to be precise! So, how did I spend weeks and weeks of research, and who knows how many dollars spent on phone review magazines, ... [read] Keywords: iphone

Firefinder: CSS selector for Firefox/Firebug
Thu, Dec 2nd 2010 6:13a   Mike Brown
Firefinder is a a very handy add-on for Firefox's Firebug debugger. It allows you to enter a CSS selector string and then put a red highlight around any elements on the page that match that selector ... [read] Keywords: css firefox

Domino sequential numbering, quick and dirty
Fri, Oct 29th 2010 8:28a   Mike Brown
In a distributed environment like Domino, sequential numbering should be avoided whenever possible. Still, there's always customers/users that insist upon having it. This is for a Change Request we ... [read] Keywords: domino notes

input not supported screen error
Fri, Oct 29th 2010 6:25a   Mike Brown
I sometimes get the error "input not supported" when logging in and out of my various Linux desktops. It's a funny kind of a dialog box that floats across the Linux login screen, making working on my ... [read] Keywords: linux

10 stupid things that exist because of Microsoft
Sat, Sep 18th 2010 5:27a   Mike Brown
MCSEs They shouldn't exist because nobody in their right mind should be using Windows in the first place. Here, in order, is what they know how to do if you have a problem: 1. Restart the ... [read] Keywords: microsoft

Notes 8.5.2 on Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) - it works!
Fri, Sep 10th 2010 11:27p   Mike Brown
Not much to report, I'm happy to say. It just works! No need to do anything extra to get it to work, such as copying extra files into your Notes program folder, as we had to do for 8.5.1 on Lucid a ... [read] Keywords: lotus notes ubuntu

Debugging Domino Java agents in Eclipse
Thu, Sep 9th 2010 7:27a   Mike Brown
As Bob Balaban, who did the pioneering work on this subject, said, this one just keeps on coming back. Well over ten years after the introduction of Java into Notes/Domino, the product sill has no bu ... [read] Keywords: domino notes eclipse java

Extending your classes in Domino Java
Tue, Sep 7th 2010 5:29a   Mike Brown
I'm making my first, fumbling excursions into the world of Java in Domino. This is, in fact, my first real dealing with Java anywhere, a fact that will no doubt be apparent to those of you that actua ... [read] Keywords: domino java

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