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| A day lost due to DDE incapabilities|
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 34
| Passing a SSJS function to a custom control|
Tue, Nov 7th 2017 3
| A generic approach to display Notes data via a Bootstrap table|
Mon, Oct 23rd 2017 3
| Using the beanNamePicker dataProvider for a namepicker|
Thu, Oct 19th 2017 5
| Java and XPages|
Wed, Sep 27th 2017 5
| DDE does disruption (5) – I still haven’t found what I am looking for|
Thu, Sep 14th 2017 2
| DDE does disruption (4) – xHausting|
Wed, Sep 13th 2017 5
| A day lost due to DDE incapabilities|
Wed, Nov 15th 2017 34
| JQM & Domino Data Service (2)|
Tue, May 27th 2014 9
Mon, Nov 28th 2016 7
| Feed highlights of week 47|
Tue, Nov 29th 2016 7
| Display JSON pretty in a textarea control|
Fri, Dec 23rd 2016 7
| Using XControls for developing cards-based UI for mobile and desktop applications|
Fri, Jan 9th 2015 6
| DDE does disruption (3) – Perhaps DDE is not build for it?|
Fri, Sep 1st 2017 6
| Adding search to an application with XPages interface (quickly)|
Mon, Jun 23rd 2014 5
| Internationalization of the Pager controls|
Mon, Sep 1st 2014 5
| Graph – a closer look at the data|
Tue, May 24th 2016 5
||Icon UK (retrospect)
On the Friday 12th of September 2014, I attended the Icon UK in the IBM Southbank Customer Centre, London. This review is a bit late since the attendance was part of my vacation.
Achieving Developer Nirvana With Codename BlueMix
BlueMix is a platform for composing and running virtually any application in the cloud without having to worry about the hardware, software, and networking needed to do so. This means that developers can be left to do what they do best….CODE! By eliminating the need to deal with the infrastructure typically required to deploy an app to the cloud, and providing a catalog packed with services from IBM and its partners, BlueMix allows developers to get their apps in the hands of their users with the lightening speed, quality and innovation their users demand. It doesn’t matter if your next app is targeting web, mobile, or the internet of things, you too can achieve developer nirvana with BlueMix, and it all starts by attending this session!
Ryan Baxter explained and demoed Bluemix. Earlier I have watched some demo’s on YouTube (link 1, link 2, link 3) but a demo with some interaction with the crowd is always nicer.
The question ‘what is in it for me as a Notes specialist?’ was partly answered by Ryan. If I understood it correctly IBM is investigating the options how to integrate Notes with Bluemix. More information on this topic you can start to surface on Mark Roden’s post.
I was not able to attend the Bluemix hands-on workshop. I wonder if that material is still available somewhere?
The Unofficial FAQ for Connections Integration Development.
Developing Connections Plug-ins and applications is full of “What the??” moments, from what browser technologies and versions are supported through to common functions working in different ways in different parts of Connections, any of these can put a real dent in your delivery date but most are easy to cure and avoid with a little bit of hindsight and knowledge, here is that knowledge for you to take home and help you deliver on time.
Mark Myers talked about his experiences on developing and customizing IBM Connections. Shortly summarized: expect surprises.
The lazy administrator, how to make your life easier by using TDI to automate your work
IBM Connections can be the data source or the data destination for many other applications. In this session we will show you how you can use TDI to automate tasks like wiki page creation, maintain Community membership through a Domino application or how to use Profile data for Sametime Business Cards. Come and see how you can reuse data without any headache and how your Admin life gets easier by using TDI scripts.
Klaus Bild talked and demoed how you can use Tivoli Directory Integrator to automate tasks in IBM Connections. A video where Klaus demonstrates the usage of a Notes database to create the data for the assembly line for TDI you can find here.
It was nice to see IBM Notes can play a role in supporting IBM Connections.
Escaping the Yellow Bubble: experiences with rewriting a Domino app using AngularJS and MongoDB
Mark Leusink talked about alternative techniques for Notes and XPages. Although the technical alternatives are there I didn’t really get the impression they compete with a strength of Notes: RAPID APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT.
IBM’s Social Business Transformation
IBM’s leadership in social business software grew from internal roots – the adoption of collaborative technologies and practices inside the organization. In this session, Ed Brill – VP IBM Social Business Transformation – will describe how IBM has adopted a culture of participation, and the practical business benefits from becoming a social business.
Biggest news from Icon UK: Ed Brill is back at ICS? Probably one of the smallest audiences Ed Brill presented in front of, but it was great to hear ‘social’ is still in his veins. Probably the hardest part of social transformation is getting people participating. It is understandable that people are reserved in ‘dare to share’ when business future is under movement.
From XPages Hero to OSGi Guru: Taking the Scary out of Building Extension Libraries
You’ve built up standard controls, resources and SSJS/Java libraries you use in your applications. Surely there’s a better way than copying and pasting from NSF to NSF? We’ll show you best practices for setting up a development environment, how to build your code into an OSGi plugin, demystify the XSP Starter Kit, and show how to test, debug and deploy your plugin efficiently.
Paul Withers talked and demoed how to create an OSGi plugin. I am not sure if I followed it all the way.
Icon UK had a pleasant atmosphere. Besides the presentations it was nice to meet people who share the same interests. I would like to thank especially Martin Meijer, Knut Herrmann and Vanessa Hutchinson. Hope to CU at another event :-)
Sep 28, 2014
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