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Ulrich Krause
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Remove Windows SP1 Backups To Free Up Disk Space
Wed, Apr 23rd 2014 10:00a   Ulrich Krause
I recently installed SP1 on a Windows 2008 R2 Server. The partition for the OS only had 10GB space available. After SP1 had been successfully installed, only 7GB of free space was left. You can delete the backup files if SP1 has been installed without any issues. Use the following command to free up disk space after Continue reading → [read] Keywords: server twitter

Add ProFTPD to ESXi 5.1
Mon, Apr 21st 2014 7:50a   Ulrich Krause
Uploading files to an ESXi datastore ist terrible slow using the build-in upload mechanism. However if you add FTP to your ESXi server, and use an ftp client to upload/download files, the upload/download will be much faster. ProFTPD runs good in ESXi 5.x and offers high transfer rate over normal transfers. To add ProFTPD Service, do the Continue reading → [read] Keywords: server twitter

Forcing a localized vSphere Client or vSphere Web Client installation to launch in English
Mon, Apr 21st 2014 4:00a   Ulrich Krause
My vSphere Client starts with a german User Interface. Obviously, the language depends on the OS language. In my cas, it’s German … To be able to provide screenshots with english labels and error messages in a way, that I can find results on Google more easily. I was looking for a way to switch the Continue reading → [read] Keywords: google interface twitter

consoleEZ – new tool from YTRIA
Tue, Jan 21st 2014 3:00a   Ulrich Krause
Ytria’s consoleEZ lets you improve the way you work by giving you access to one or several IBM Domino server consoles in one dashboard. In fact with consoleEZ, you can: Get a complete picture of your domain activities without having to switch from one server to another. Open several sessions for as many servers as you need, apply Continue reading → [read] Keywords: domino ibm server twitter

OpenNTF: TriggerHappy 2.0 (Update)
Sun, Jan 19th 2014 6:10a   Ulrich Krause
TriggerHappy 2.0 for Domino on Linux has been released on OpenNTF. It is still BETA and not intended to be used in production. For now, I only provide the 32Bit version, because despite the 64Bit Version compiles and links, it freezes my server on startup. The 32Bit version starts without issues, but invokes NSD on server quit Continue reading → [read] Keywords: domino nsd linux openntf server twitter

OpenNTF: TriggerHappy 2.0
Sat, Jan 18th 2014 6:30a   Ulrich Krause
18.01.2014 14:07:11 TriggerHappy initially started on Domino 9.0.1 LINUX/64Bit Still having a smallish issue when the agent is started. Seems to be a problem with Thread Local Storage implementation. Looking for assistance. If anyone is willing to look into the code, I will send it. Ping me an email if you want to help. [read] Keywords: agent domino email linux openntf twitter

Sun, Jan 5th 2014 3:20a   Ulrich Krause
As of Notes 9.0.1, you can now control the date column in the mailfile preferences to automatically sort ascending or descending.  ( The option can also be set via the notes.ini AUTO_SORT_DATE=11 or 12 A value of 11 displays the most recent message at the end of the view (the default) and 12 displays it at the beginning Continue reading → [read] Keywords: notes twitter


Build cAPI Programs On Linux/64
Mon, Dec 16th 2013 7:30a   Ulrich Krause
Today I built a compile and build environment for Domino 9.0.1 on Linux 64Bit. I had done this for 32-Bit Linux a while ago and all the steps for 32Bit also work in a 64Bit environment. There is only one symlink you have to add in addition to the symlinks you have to create on 32-Bit ln Continue reading → [read] Keywords: domino linux twitter

Titanium Studio – ‘Failed to create the Java Virtual Machine’
Sun, Dec 1st 2013 12:27a   Ulrich Krause
I recently installed Titanium Studio on my PC. On first startup, I received the following (pretty useless)  error message … To get more information about the error ( and the cause ), you can start TitaniumStudio.exe from the command prompt with the -debug switch After more searching and testing, I changed a parameter in the titaniumstudio.ini from -Xmx1024m Continue reading → [read] Keywords: java twitter

Notes 9.0.1 – “Allow ability to load Java code”
Fri, Nov 8th 2013 8:40a   Ulrich Krause
In Notes 9.0.1, a new  ECL attribute is introduced – “Allow ability to load Java code” There is a technote available that explains this new attribute in detail. [read] Keywords: notes java twitter

Compacting Databases With DBMT
Fri, Nov 1st 2013 8:07a   Ulrich Krause
Starting with IBM Domino 9.0, DBMT has been introduced. You can use the DataBase MainTenance tool for performing multiple daily/weekly administrative tasks on user’s mail database files. The DBMT tool relieves the administrator of the need to run the Updall task. When DBMT is executed, it uses the copy-style compact (compact -c ) to compact databases. Continue reading → [read] Keywords: domino ibm updall database twitter

Administration Help and DBMT in 9.0.1
Wed, Oct 30th 2013 2:54a   Ulrich Krause
If you are already familiar with DBMT, you might already be aware of this;  if you are new to DBMT, you can save some time reading this article DBMT is a new feature in Domino 9.0 that allows you to configure the regular maintenance options that you are familiar with to run automatically on schedule to Continue reading → [read] Keywords: administration domino twitter

deviceBean in Notes / Domino 9.0.1
Tue, Oct 29th 2013 9:58a   Ulrich Krause
Starting with version 9.0.1 of IBM Notes / Domino,a new managed bean called the deviceBean is  introduced within the XPages run-time to provide an easy to use and easy to program way of identifying a popular range of mobile and tablet devices directly within ServerSide JavaScript or Expression Language (EL) computed expressions. So, instead of using <xp:text Continue reading → [read] Keywords: domino ibm notes xpages javascript mobile twitter

ODS52 available in Notes & Domino Release 9.0.1
Tue, Oct 29th 2013 2:26a   Ulrich Krause
This new ODS prevents data corruption that can occur only under very rare certain circumstance for Medium and Strong Encrypted databases “Problem: Database encryption allows reading and writing the database in different size chunks for any given object. For example, writing a non-summary object can happen in chunks of 10 bytes, but can be read in chunks Continue reading → [read] Keywords: domino notes ods database twitter

Thanks, Bruce
Wed, Oct 2nd 2013 4:00a   Ulrich Krause
Thank you Bruce for all you have done for the (Lotus) Notes community and for giving OpenNTF to us in 2001. I remember that day back in 2007 in Dublin, when I first met you in person at ILUG. We have met a few times on other events since then, and I hope to (perhaps) see Continue reading → [read] Keywords: ilug lotus notes community openntf twitter

Toolbars are missing after upgrading to Notes 9
Tue, Oct 1st 2013 11:20p   Ulrich Krause
After you have successfully upgraded your client to IBM Notes 9, you will no longer see any toolbar when using the IBM Social Theme. You might also have checked “FilePreferencesToolbars” and found all your toolbars there: all of them enabled and visible. In IBM Notes 9, there is a new setting that is activated by default: “Show Continue reading → [read] Keywords: ibm notes twitter

I am invited! The IBM Leadership Alliance Conference
Thu, Sep 19th 2013 5:30a   Ulrich Krause
A couple of days ago, I received a mail asking me to join Alistair Rennie (General Manager, IBM Collaboration Solutions ) at the sixth annual IBM Leadership Alliance conference, October 23rd – 25th, at the Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, Massachusetts. The conference has it’s focus on IBM’s newest collaboration capabilities and solutions. IBM will share the Continue reading → [read] Keywords: collaboration ibm twitter

I’ll be doing a webinar in October
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 9:30a   Ulrich Krause
Howard Greenberg from TLCC invited me to present a webinar in October.  I’m looking forward to working with Howard. So, if you do not have / had the opportunity to attend a LUG near your location and you want to know, how to find the bottlenecks in your XPages and make them lightning fast, you Continue reading → [read] Keywords: xpages twitter

SlideDeck from my MWLUG Presentation
Thu, Aug 22nd 2013 4:10p   Ulrich Krause
Here are the slides from my MWLUG presentation on XPages performance optimization. The session was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Indianapolis, IN, USA. Thanks to all who attended. And also a big thank you for the feedback you gave. [read] Keywords: xpages twitter

The plain simple guide to conferences
Wed, Aug 14th 2013 10:20a   Ulrich Krause
Anyone wanting to know more about IBM  Notes / Domino, or is interested in learning about current or recent developments, can use conferences ( such as MWLUG, ICONUK , BLUG, Connect ( a.k.a.Lotusphere), AdminCamp, Entwicklercamp, dominopoint, SNouG, DanNotes …) to gain a lot of knowledge in a short amount of time. In addition to the educational Continue reading → [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotusphere notes twitter

Mon, Aug 12th 2013 1:50p   Ulrich Krause
MWLUG is just around the corner. I’m very happy to have the chance to hop over the pond to attend this conference. And I’m very thankful to the organizers to be selected as a speaker. Same for ICONUK ( t.c.f.k.a.UKLUG ) where I also will be speaking about how you can improve performance of your XPages Continue reading → [read] Keywords: xpages twitter

Get Version Info for a .DLL using Java (JNA)
Sat, Aug 10th 2013 7:33a   Ulrich Krause
I want to get the version info for an .DLL via Java. The scenario is that I have a file on my local system and if the version on the server is newer then the one on my system I need to download the file from the server Java Native Access (JNA) provides Java programs easy access Continue reading → [read] Keywords: java server system i twitter

[XSnippet] – IBM Notes Traveler Administration REST API Test (SSL)
Sat, Aug 3rd 2013 4:53a   Ulrich Krause
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[XSnippets] – IBM Notes Traveler Administration REST API Test
Sat, Aug 3rd 2013 12:03a   Ulrich Krause
I could not get the example in the IBM Notes Traveler Administration API to work. So I wrote my own test code. The code connects on http port 80 to the Traveler Server ( is needed !), does a basic authentication and prints the result of the GET request to the console. You need to download Continue reading → [read] Keywords: administration ibm notes traveler server twitter

Manage OutOfOffice with IBM Notes Traveler
Tue, Jul 30th 2013 8:40a   Ulrich Krause
IBM Notes Traveler now supports “Out of office” functionality on Android and iOS devices. This allows you to configure a variety of settings that determine how IBM Notes Traveler responds when you receive mail while away from the office. To use this feature, you have to install and configure IBM Notes Traveler Companion. Read more about other Continue reading → [read] Keywords: ibm notes traveler office twitter

Wer weitere Fehler findet darf sie behalten …
Tue, Jul 30th 2013 12:10a   Ulrich Krause
Aus Fehlern lernt man, daher ist einer nicht genug. … [read] Keywords: twitter

Problem running Shared VMs on Windows 2008 R2 in WMware Workstation 9.0.2
Sun, Jul 28th 2013 4:00a   Ulrich Krause
I have installed WMware Workstation 9.0.2 on a Windows 2008 R2 Server. Everything works fine, except I cannot enable sharing of VMs in the configuration. The WMware Workstation server service starts, but dies after a few seconds. I have already searched the usual sources for a solution. ( replacing datasources.xml, re-installing the software after removing all Continue reading → [read] Keywords: server twitter xml

[Follow up] – Unable to load text filter library: … IBMLotusDominokvfilter.dll
Sat, Jul 27th 2013 11:10p   Ulrich Krause
I was able to solve the issue. As I wrote in the recent article, it had to do with the M$ C++ Redistributable packages. Either a conflict or something was missing or a configuration problem. Using sxstrace is not of much help. If you are not familiar with this stuff, you will only get a Continue reading → [read] Keywords: twitter

Unable to load text filter library: … IBMLotusDominokvfilter.dll
Sat, Jul 27th 2013 9:20a   Ulrich Krause
Since I’m running Domino 9 64bit on Windows 2008 R2 64bit, I see the following error on the console: It does not seem to have any impact on the running server. Just wonder if this is a known issue and one can simply ignore the message.The file in question is on the server. I have already posted Continue reading → [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus server twitter

Weird error installing VMWare Server 2.0.2 on Windows 2008 R2
Sat, Jul 27th 2013 4:50a   Ulrich Krause
I know, VMWare Server is outdated an I better should use ESXi or at least VMWare Workstation. Indeed, the plan was to replace the VMWare Server installation with WMWare Workstation 9.0.2 and enable the sharing of virtual machines. To install WMWare Workstation, you have to uninstall the VMWare Server fist. “There can only be one” (virtualization Continue reading → [read] Keywords: server twitter virtualization vmware

amazon.com / amazon.de
Sun, Jul 14th 2013 11:40p   Ulrich Krause
We are living in a global village. When it comes to travel, we book a flight and within a day we are able to get to almost every corner of our planet. The internet gives us every information we need with just a couple of mouse clicks. We have “friends” on facebook and a blog Continue reading → [read] Keywords: facebook twitter

Hacking Notes Applications with hidden design
Sat, Jul 13th 2013 9:40a   Ulrich Krause
“You cannot unhide a hidden design”. How often have we heard this in the past years. There have been several attempts to proof this wrong and indeed, once the design is hidden, you cannot unhide it without the original template file. This was all true for LotusScript and Formulas. But what about XPages and according files? Is Continue reading → [read] Keywords: lotusscript notes xpages applications twitter

[FollowUp] jQuery Mobile Seems incompatible with XPages in Domino 9.0
Sun, Apr 21st 2013 4:20a   Ulrich Krause
This is a follow up on an article, David Leedy wrote yesterday I recently ran into an issue with Domino 9 and jQuery Mobile. I had to completely deactivate Dojo. Otherwise the mobile components did not render. But doing so, I would lost all of the XPages functions like partial refresh et al. On friday, my Continue reading → [read] Keywords: domino xpages dojo mobile twitter

Unable to open https sites with self signed certificate on IE 10
Tue, Mar 26th 2013 6:30a   Ulrich Krause
Just ran into a  problem with IE10. I was unable to open a website with https protocol which have not trusted certificate by trusted root authorities. In previous versions of IE it was possible to open such an page with warning but in IE10 I am only getting this error message without any option to open Continue reading → [read] Keywords: twitter

BLUG 2013 recap
Sun, Mar 24th 2013 7:10a   Ulrich Krause
BLUG 2013 took place from March, 21 – 22 2013 in Leuven , Belgium. The Faculty Club was a wonderful venue and also the conference hotel was a great place to stay during the conference. I attended BLUG for the first time as a vendor and speaker after choosing to work at BCC since November 2012. Continue reading → [read] Keywords: twitter

Sample Application from BLUG Session
Sun, Mar 24th 2013 7:10a   Ulrich Krause
Here is the sample application from the BLUG session “Life in the fast lane: Full Speed XPages”. Also take a look at the lifecycle.nsf application from the XPages MasterClass project to learn more about the JSF Request Lifecycle. And as a Java Developer, I recommend to take a closer look at the org.openntf.domino project on GitHub [read] Keywords: domino xpages application java openntf twitter

Convert @Created to Unix Timestamp using @formula
Mon, Mar 18th 2013 4:40a   Ulrich Krause
In a multi-language enabled application I’m using JSON from a view as a datasource for a jqGrid in an XPage. To convert the date-time in the JSON, I need the date/time value a UNIX timestamp. It’s easy in LS, but I do not want to change the programming of the application, to calculate the timestamp on Continue reading → [read] Keywords: application twitter

Get all available language resource files for language selection
Fri, Feb 15th 2013 1:10a   Ulrich Krause
Assume you have built a multi language XPage application and want to add a language switcher to the application. The content for the selector should be build automatically when you add a new language resource to the application. I store my language resource files in the files section of Domino Designer. Each file has a file Continue reading → [read] Keywords: domino application twitter

XSnippets – DBColumn / DBLookup (Java) & XPages Toolbox
Thu, Feb 14th 2013 7:10a   Ulrich Krause
Ferry Kranenburg posted a new XSnippet on OpenNTF. “Pure Java version of DbLookup & DbColumn, with cache, sort and unique” . I use similar code in my projects and thougt that it would be a great idea to do a performance test. I’m using XPages Toolbox to profile the backend code. Here is the result Continue reading → [read] Keywords: dblookup xpages java openntf profile twitter

[Connect-O-Sphere] Yes, I’m still alive
Tue, Jan 29th 2013 4:50a   Ulrich Krause
According to some tweets, people seem to be seriously concerned about me still being alive while I’m attending my first LotusSphere ever. As far as I can say, I’m safe and sound. Although I’m not sure if my feet share this opinion. Thanks to all who are eager to help a LotusSphere rookie to not get lost at the conference. [read] Keywords: lotus facebook twitter

Was ist ein „Dipl. Jur. Univ.“?
Wed, Jan 23rd 2013 10:10a   Ulrich Krause
Auf der Suche nach der Beantwortung dieser wichtigen Frage bin ich zum einen auf den Eintrag bei Wikipedia gestossen und zum Anderen auf einen mehr heiteren bis lustigen Beitrag zum Thema unter dem folgenden Link. Eine Frage stellt sich mir aber noch. Ist die Schreibweise vorgeschrieben, und hat die Abweichung von dieser Schreibweise evtl. rechtliche Konsequenzen? Weiss jemand eine Antwort auf diese Frage? [read] Keywords: facebook twitter wiki

Post aus Nürnberg …
Wed, Jan 23rd 2013 8:30a   Ulrich Krause
Heute fand ich in meinem Briefkasten eine Antwort auf mein Schreiben an die YAVER Engineering AG, Schweiz. Der aufmerksame Leser wird erkennen, daß der Absender des Briefes eine gewisse YAVER GmbH & Co.KG in Nürnberg, Deutschland ist. Das wundert mich jetzt zwar einerseits, andererseits aber auch wieder nicht. Frage mich, warum die Beantwortung meiner Anfrage fast einen Monat gedauert hat, wenn das Schreiben offensichtlich an den vermeindlich falschen Empfänger gerichtet war. [read] Keywords: facebook twitter

Und noch’n Gedicht …
Fri, Dec 21st 2012 8:53a   Ulrich Krause
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Es tut sich was …
Sat, Dec 15th 2012 3:23a   Ulrich Krause
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Ein “Danke” an meinen ehemaligen Arbeitgeber
Wed, Dec 12th 2012 8:30a   Ulrich Krause
Es ist Weihnachtszeit und da wollte ich meinem ehemaligen Arbeitgeber einmal Danke sagen. Danke, dass sie mir bis heute mein Oktobergehalt noch nicht gezahlt haben, das auch die Auszahlung des Resturlaubs für 2012 beinhaltet. Danke, daß ich in 2011 und 2012 Rechnungen für Hotelunterkunft, Reisekosten zu Veranstaltungen und Fachliteratur für meine Mitarbeiter im Büro Ratingen selber bezahlen durfte. Die Erstattungen sind lt. Vereinbahrung in den “Sparstrumpf” [read] Keywords: facebook twitter

Aus Stolz die Insolvenz verschleppt ?
Fri, Nov 30th 2012 11:00p   Ulrich Krause
Ex-Mitarbeiter der is Industrial Services AG klagen an. Monatelang keine Gehälter bezahlt. (Nicole Netter – Nürnberger Nachrichten, 01.12.2012 ) Halle gestern noch Kontakt mit einem Ex-Mitarbeiter, der am Mittwoch seinen Prozeß hatte. Auch dieser Prozeß lief wieder nach dem gleichen Schema ab. Keiner der Verantwortlichen erscheint; das Gericht erlässt Versäumnisurteil und der Mitarbeiter steht mit einem langen Gesicht und einem wertlosen Stück Papier da [read] Keywords: facebook twitter

VMWARE: Converting Multiple VMDK files into one
Fri, Nov 23rd 2012 1:33a   Ulrich Krause
VMware supports both growable and pre-allocated virtual disks. In addition, the disks can be specified to be contained in a single file, or divided into multiple 2GB files I recently had to work on some older VMs and thought it would be a good idea to do some housekeeping. Renaming the machines and vmdk files to a more meaningful name and also consolidating multiple 2GB file into a single one. All these tasks can be done in one single step using the VMware Disk Management Tool The VMware Disk [read] Keywords: facebook linux server twitter vm vmware

Convert VirtualBox (vdi) hard drive image to VMWare (vmdk) format
Sat, Nov 10th 2012 7:29a   Ulrich Krause
I recently installed VMWare Workstation 9 on my laptop. I also have VMWare Server 2.0.2 running. Using virtual machines from VMWare Server on the workstaion is not a problem. But I have a couple of virtual machines that have been created with VirtualBox. The vdi files are not compatible with VMWare Workstation or Server. Fortunately, the VBoxManage utility of VirtualBox can actually convert a VirtualBox vdi image to the vmdk format used by VMWare. It can do it rather easily, as well. The comman [read] Keywords: facebook laptop server twitter vmware

Windows 8 – Get The Start Button Back
Sat, Nov 3rd 2012 1:47a   Ulrich Krause
When users found out that Microsoft’s next version of Windows wouldn’t have a Start button, they panicked. Replaced in Windows 8 by the user interface formerly known as “Metro,” that tiny button is apparently so important to long-time Windows users that they can’t imagine life without it. Rest easy, neophobes — adding the Start button back to Windows 8 is easy and free. Windows developer Ivo Beltchev has created a utility called Classic Shell . The utility allows users to bring [read] Keywords: desktop facebook interface microsoft twitter

IBM XPages Performance Masterclass
Thu, Oct 18th 2012 2:40p   Ulrich Krause
From October, 17-18th, XPages Performance MasterClass took place at the IBM Labs in Dublin, Ireland. The event was sponsored by IBM; only transportation and hotel had to be paid by attendees. 40+ people from all over Europe ( Germany, Austria, Italy, Greece, Sweden, Czech Republic … ) gathered together for all things XPages Performance optimization. Maire Kehoe, Martin Donnelly and Tony McGuckin did an excellent job sharing their knowledge. They provided  4 deep dive sessions each of the [read] Keywords: ibm xpages facebook java twitter

Access AVM FRITZ!Box 7390 PhoneCall In/Out Information from Java
Sun, Oct 14th 2012 4:50a   Ulrich Krause
AVM Fritz!Box provides a phone call monitor. To access the information, you have to activate Port 1012 in the Box. The setting is not available from the GUI, but you can use your phone to switch the feature on and off. Dial #96*5* to enable the call monitor (  #96*5* to disable ). To access the information via telnet for example, you also have to enable telnetd in your FRITZ!Box . Dial #96*7* to enable the telnetd (  #96*8* to disable ). Here is some simple code that monitors the phone call [read] Keywords: facebook java twitter

How To Use Custom Fonts On Your XPage With CSS – now with IE
Sat, Sep 29th 2012 11:14p   Ulrich Krause
Although I wrote in a previous article, that I would not give a shit about IE in my personal life any longer, I could not resist to find out how custom fonts can be used in the browser wannabe and how to convert an existing ttf font to something that the M$ crap could possibly handle. M$ IE cannot handle a TTF file; it needs an EOT file instead. If your font does not come with different files for IE and modern browsers, you have to convert it. The easiest way I found to convert an existing TTF f [read] Keywords: css facebook twitter wiki

XSnippet: Simple StopWatch for Java
Sat, Sep 29th 2012 9:03a   Ulrich Krause
posted a new XSnippet on OpenNTF [read] Keywords: facebook java openntf twitter widget

How To Use Custom Fonts On Your XPage With CSS
Sat, Sep 29th 2012 6:02a   Ulrich Krause
With CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) you can use custom fonts on your Xpage. Normally you only see the fonts that are already installed on your computer. So if you use a font that is not installed on your XPage user’s computer then his or her browser will show some other font that exists on the computer. That’s why when you are defining a font for an element (such as ) you often specify multiple fonts so that if your preferred font is not available your CSS file should use the available alterna [read] Keywords: application blogging cascading style sheets css facebook microsoft twitter

Display Stackoverflow entries on an XPage
Sat, Sep 22nd 2012 11:20p   Ulrich Krause
With just a few lines of code, you can display entries from Stackoverflow on an XPage in your custom application. I’ve used  the StackUnderflow library, that is available from here. StackUnderflow.js is a lightweight JavaScript library that makes retrieving and rendering question summary information from StackExchange sites simple. It supports retrieving questions by Question ID, tags, Continue reading → [read] Keywords: application javascript twitter

Wrap The Items In A xe:djextListTextBox
Tue, Sep 18th 2012 3:21a   Ulrich Krause
We use xe:djextListTextBox in our application to display and edit lists of keywords and we ran into the problem, that the list does not automatically breaks to a new line when the overall length exceeds the table cell the xe:djextListTextBox is placed into. But with only a little CSS magic, posted by Martin Jinoch on StackOverflow, Continue reading → [read] Keywords: application css twitter

IBM Connections, a cornerstone of IBM’s social platform
Wed, Sep 12th 2012 8:30a   Ulrich Krause
Available on premises, in the cloud, and on a broad range of mobile devices, IBM Connections integrates activity streams, calendaring, wikis, blogs, a new email capability, and more, and flags relevant data for action. It allows for instant collaboration with one simple click and the ability to build social, secure communities both inside and outside Continue reading → [read] Keywords: calendaring collaboration connections ibm email mobile twitter

Use RegExp with JavaScript split()
Tue, Sep 11th 2012 4:40a   Ulrich Krause
Here is a short snippet the came out of a forum post here. I you have a string that, for whatever reason, is concatenated using different delimiters, you can use regexp with javascript split() to build an array of single values. var s = "one#two#three~four~five";   s.split(/[#~]+/); The output will be an array containing 5 elements [read] Keywords: javascript twitter

Simple example of Windows native library declaration and usage in XPages
Sun, Sep 9th 2012 12:57a   Ulrich Krause
I would like to share a simple sample on how to access (Windows) DLLs from Java / XPages. Java’s JVM allows you to do many smart things but sometimes you may be forced to directly use external library or writing code in pure java would be very time-consuming comparing it with something more low-leveled. So, how does Continue reading → [read] Keywords: xpages java twitter

Setting Page Generation Properties to HTML5
Fri, Sep 7th 2012 8:10a   Ulrich Krause
I’m playing around with bootstrap. Bootstrap makes use of certain HTML elements and CSS properties that require the use of the HTML5 doctype. To set the doctype in your XPages project do the following: Open Package Explorer Open xsp.properties under WebContent -> WEB-IN Navigate to the Page Generation Properties tab Set the value in HTML doctype Save the changes   [read] Keywords: xpages css properties twitter

Domino Designer – Initially Collapse Comments
Thu, Aug 23rd 2012 4:00a   Ulrich Krause
If you write tons of code in Java and Javascript, you probably have a huge number of comments in your code. If not, stop reading and review your code … Sometimes it is a bit annoying when you scroll thru your code looking for a certain piece of code and you also have to scroll thru Continue reading → [read] Keywords: domino java javascript twitter

Weird issue resulting in application getting corrupt
Wed, Aug 22nd 2012 11:08p   Ulrich Krause
I had a very bad start into this week. On last week friday, I made some changes to our CRM project. The changes were mostly some modifications to a variable resolver. I removed redundant code by moving some parts of the code to methods within the resolver code. I also added two new methods to Continue reading → [read] Keywords: application twitter

XPages – Print RichText to PDF
Sun, Aug 19th 2012 6:07a   Ulrich Krause
With iText it is fairly easy to create PDF documents from Notes Documents in the browser. I have already written an article on how to do this. Today I would like to share a small piece of code that lets you convert NotesRichText into PDF. The download contains all the neccessary elements. If you want to use the Continue reading → [read] Keywords: notes richtext xpages twitter

Domino Designer Performance – Check your AV
Thu, Aug 16th 2012 11:16p   Ulrich Krause
Ok, here is the story. My team and I had a very bad day yesterday. We were not able to work on our project because Domino Designer decided to take more than an hour for the build process. I tried to find out, what was wrong. My other team members in the head office did Continue reading → [read] Keywords: domino office twitter

Getting ‘JDBC driver not found error’ while trying to connect DOMSQL from crystal through jdbc
Tue, Aug 7th 2012 2:17a   Ulrich Krause
I could do with some help as i’m pretty well stuck. I’m trying to connect crystal report 11.5 ( XI R2 )  developer to DOMSQL on a remote server via jdbc. I have copied com.ibm.domino.domsql.driver_1.0.0.jar into “C:Program FilesCommon FilesBusiness Objects3.0javalibexternal” I then opened the CRConfig.xml in “C:Program FilesCommon FilesBusiness Objects3.0javalib” and added “C:Program FilesCommon FilesBusiness Objects3.0java/lib/external/com.ibm.domino.d [read] Keywords: domino ibm java server twitter xml

What I was working on recently
Sun, Aug 5th 2012 4:03a   Ulrich Krause
Aside from doing a lot of XPages development, I recently worked on a tool to add mail signatures. The aim was to provide a solution that adds the signatures on a server to avoid to push information to the profile in the users mailfile. Using a server based solution also makes sure that the signature will Continue reading → [read] Keywords: xpages development profile server twitter

@Formula Snippet – Strip leading zeros from @NoteId
Thu, Jul 26th 2012 11:13p   Ulrich Krause
We use @NoteId in a view to get the NoteId of a document and display the value in a column. Via NotesNavigator, we access this column ( and others ) Unfortunately, the value, that is returned by the formula is something like NT0000903. When we pass this value to our function, to open the document in Continue reading → [read] Keywords: twitter

Notes C API – LNK4070 and LNK4199 warnings in compiler
Tue, Jul 17th 2012 11:33p   Ulrich Krause
Recently, I had to work with the C-API. Aside from having some problems to compile, link and successfully run the extension manager from the sample code that comes with the Notes C-API, I always got the warnings mentioned in the subject of this article. 1. warning LNK4070: /OUT:ntrigger.dll directive in .EXP differs from output filename ‘outputw32ntrigger32.dll’; Continue reading → [read] Keywords: notes twitter

[Book Review] – Schrei unter Wasser
Mon, Jun 11th 2012 9:04a   Ulrich Krause
Bei Büchern, die als Bestseller bezeichnet werden, bin ich immer sehr vorsichtig. Oft genug wurde ich enttäuscht und die so hoch gelobten Bücher entpuppten sich als Langewiler erster Güte. Ich bin ehrlich und gebe zu, daß meine Erwartungen an dieses Buch auch nicht besonders hoch waren. Aber irgend einen Lesestoff braucht man ja im Urlaub. Das Continue reading → [read] Keywords: twitter

Review: XPages Extension Library from IBM Press
Tue, Jun 5th 2012 10:13a   Ulrich Krause
Over the past few days I managed to read the “XPages Extension Library” book that has recently been published by IBM Press. The list of authors, contributing authors, technical editors and others reads like a who-is-who in XPages. I’m very proud to know many of them and also had the chance to attend their sessions at Continue reading → [read] Keywords: ibm xpages twitter

xGrid And Performance Optimization
Sun, Jun 3rd 2012 1:21a   Ulrich Krause
Yesterday, I took a closer look at the xGrid custom control, that has recently been posted on OpenNTF by Pablo Solano. The control uses jqGrid, a jQuery plugin. It lets you display data from a view in a grid. jqGrid has some very nice features. For more details take a look at the demo page. The download Continue reading → [read] Keywords: openntf twitter

Use @Transform to build JSON and consume the output in an XAgent
Fri, Jun 1st 2012 3:29a   Ulrich Krause
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xe:switchFacet – Dynamically switch content in XPages
Mon, May 28th 2012 6:09a   Ulrich Krause
Several roads are leading to Rome and so it is in XPages. There is always a different solution to solve a challenge. Assume, you are using the Application Layout Control from the eXtension Library. The control offers an easy way to build a standard GUI in a few minutes. It can have tabs and links and other Continue reading → [read] Keywords: xpages application twitter

org.apache.commons.collections – MultiValueMap
Sun, May 20th 2012 5:40a   Ulrich Krause
Maps, Treemaps and whatever have you, are a great way to store data for easy access the data by a given key. The disadvantage with this objects is that the key has to be unique. This means that you cannot store different values associated with one key. I needed a solution to store data in a Continue reading → [read] Keywords: twitter

Lotus Domino XPages Praxis-Seminar (3 Tage) – Hannover
Tue, May 15th 2012 8:20a   Ulrich Krause
2Consultants bietet wieder eines ihrer fundierten XPages Seminare an. Das XPages Praxis Seminar findet statt in Hannover vom 22. bis 24. Juni mit neuem und eigenem Konzept inklusive deutschsprachiger Unterlagen (250 Seiten in Farbe). Als einen weiteren Vorteil sehe ich die Durchführungsgarantie. Im Seminarpreis enthalten ist auch die Nutzung des “fliegenden Klassenzimmers”. Wer sich also im Raum Hannover Continue reading → [read] Keywords: domino lotus xpages twitter

SSJS Extension – New Function: @GetNextBusinessDayExt()
Sun, May 13th 2012 3:52a   Ulrich Krause
I have added a new @Function to my SSJS project on OpenNTF. Syntax @GetNextBusinessDayExt( [offset] ; [baseDate] ; [excludedDaysOfWeek] ; [excludedDates] ) Parameters offset: Number of non-excluded days from the baseDate that the result date will be basedate: Date to start counting offset from. If specify “null” defaults to today excludedDaysOfWeek: Numer or number list. Optional. Days of the week not counted as business Continue reading → [read] Keywords: openntf twitter

Joda to the rescue
Wed, May 9th 2012 9:00a   Ulrich Krause
Today I had to compare to dates to find out, if the are on the same date. Both dates had a DateTime format. So my first thought was to just strip the date part. I looked at the java.util.Date class and found that most of the methods are deprecated. Sure, you can pass the java.util.Date objects Continue reading → [read] Keywords: java twitter

Access UserBean from Java
Tue, May 8th 2012 9:30a   Ulrich Krause
I use the userBean that comes with the extension Library in SSJS very often. It is a convenient way to access various properties of the current user. Today I wanted to use the UserBean in Java. But I could not figure out, how to do. After some help from Stephan Wissel and a few minutes of Continue reading → [read] Keywords: java properties twitter

SSJS – @CancelPartialRefresh
Mon, May 7th 2012 10:18a   Ulrich Krause
Inspired by the great work of Sven Hasselbach, who blogged about his XSnippet to cancel a partialrefresh, I took the JavaScript code and injected it into my SSJS Extension Project. At the moment, the code is undergoing some testing, but it seems that it is stable and ready for release. Using a simple @CancelPartialRefresh() in your Continue reading → [read] Keywords: javascript twitter

[DanNotes] – Presentation SlideDeck
Mon, Apr 30th 2012 5:00a   Ulrich Krause
DanNotes is just around the corner. This is the second time for me to present at this conference. Here is the slidedeck from my DanNotes presentation “XPages – beyond the Basics“. The session is an extended version of the content, I presented at BLUG 2012. At DanNotes I have a 2h timeslot.This gives alot more room for demoes Continue reading → [read] Keywords: xpages twitter

Small Cause – Big Effect
Fri, Apr 20th 2012 7:10a   Ulrich Krause
Got a new laptop this week and had to re-install some software. After installing BIRT and a local Domino, I configured BIRT to acces a database on the local server to test DomSQL. I spent the whole evening yesterday and could not figure out, what was wrong with my configuration. The connection to the server could Continue reading → [read] Keywords: domino database laptop server twitter

[XSnippet:] Refresh applicationScope variables with individual timeout
Tue, Apr 17th 2012 4:00a   Ulrich Krause
applicationScope is a great way to store data, that is available without constantly reading the values from views or config docs. But from time to time even config data changes and when the values are stored in applicationScope, the changes are not pushed to the application in a reasonable timeframe. The code snippet lets you update Continue reading → [read] Keywords: application twitter

My BLUG Presentation
Sat, Mar 24th 2012 7:00a   Ulrich Krause
Here is the slide deck from my presentation “XPages – Beyond the Basics” XPages -Beyond the Basics View more presentations from Ulrich Krause. [read] Keywords: xpages twitter

[Review] – IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3 Upgrader’s Guide
Fri, Mar 16th 2012 9:40a   Ulrich Krause
An new release, a new upgrader’s guide. Due to their work at IBM, the authors Tim Speed, Scott O’Keefe and Barry Rosen have a deep knowledge of Lotus Notes and Domino. The IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.3 Upgrader’s Guide begins with an overview of the SOA characteristics of Lotus Notes and moves on to the Continue reading → [read] Keywords: domino ibm lotus notes soa twitter

TabContainer and RichText Control interaction
Fri, Mar 9th 2012 3:30a   Ulrich Krause
During the last week we were bitten in the leg by an issue with xp:inputRichText in a xe:djTabPane. When opening a new tabPane, the RichText control was not rendered and displyed as a multiline input text control. In Firebug you could see the following output in the error panel. At least, we were able to find Continue reading → [read] Keywords: richtext twitter

Using a RamDisk with Notes Client
Sun, Mar 4th 2012 3:01a   Ulrich Krause
From time to time I have some issues with my Notes Client. In almost every case these issues occur when the CACHE.NDK size is at 30MB. Bringing the Notes Client down, deleting cache.ndk and let the client create a new file at startup solves the issues. There is already an entry on IdeaJam to delete the cache.ndk Continue reading → [read] Keywords: notes notes client ideajam twitter

FollowUp: Paul Withers: Extending Themes – Custom Pager Labels
Fri, Mar 2nd 2012 12:51a   Ulrich Krause
Yesterday, Paul Withers published an interisting article on how to customize pager labels using themes. Themes are indeed very powerful. I would like to show you a more advanced example to customize the pager labels according to the users language. At is@web we are developing an application that is fully multi language enabled. This means, that Continue reading → [read] Keywords: application twitter

[Guest Post] IBM Should Support IBM Connections, IBM Sametime and Lotus Notes Traveler on IBM i
Sat, Feb 25th 2012 3:01a   Ulrich Krause
Why Should these IBM Collaboration Solutions (ICS) products run on IBM i? IBM i on Power Systems and it’s predecessors have literally hundreds of thousands of installations worldwide. IBM i customers want to leverage existing investments in hardware, software, personnel and training. Running ICS servers on other platforms complicates IBM i customer environments. Many customers have a single Continue reading → [read] Keywords: collaboration connections ibm lotus notes sametime traveler twitter

My BLUG schedule
Thu, Feb 23rd 2012 9:50a   Ulrich Krause
The next BLUG conference is just around the corner. From March 22-23, 2012 the yellow bleeding community will gather together in Antwerp, Belgium. I’m proud to be on the speaker list and I will present on “XPages – Beyond the Basics“. The session will cover themes, the eXtension Library, JAVA / JAR design elements and also Continue reading → [read] Keywords: xpages community java twitter

Access Resource Bundle in XPages from JAVA
Sat, Jan 21st 2012 6:41a   Ulrich Krause
Today, I tried to figure out how to access a resource bundle and return a value for a given key. I have the extensionLibrary installed and so I’m using some of the methods that are provided by the ExtLibUtils class. To make the class available in your application, add the following line to your JAVA code. import Continue reading → [read] Keywords: xpages application java twitter

PACKT Publishing: IBM Sametime 8.5.2 Administration Guide
Sat, Jan 21st 2012 5:30a   Ulrich Krause
It took me a while to go thru all of the content, but inally I made it and here is my review. “IBM Sametime 8.5.2 Administration Guide” was written by Gabriella Davis, Marie L. Scott and Thomas “Duffbert” Duff. I have attended sessions by Gabriella Davis and Thomas Duff at several conferences and while reading the book, Continue reading → [read] Keywords: administration ibm sametime twitter

I was at Lotusphere 2012 ( for a few seconds ) :)
Mon, Jan 16th 2012 9:10a   Ulrich Krause
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Welcome to DomSQL
Wed, Jan 4th 2012 9:20a   Ulrich Krause
2012 starts with a big bang. DomSQL has just been released on OpenNTF. The Domino JDBC Access (a.k.a. DomSQL) exposes Domino data as relational tables and provides easy access to the tables using a JDBC driver. JDBC stands for Java Database Connectivity. It is a set of technologies that are part of the standard Java Runtime environment, used to Continue reading → [read] Keywords: domino database java openntf twitter

Sat, Dec 31st 2011 4:00p   Ulrich Krause
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Using a bigger logo in ApplicationLayout control
Mon, Dec 26th 2011 1:04a   Ulrich Krause
The applicationLayout control from the XPages Extension Library is a fantastic control. It makes the layout of an application easy ( once you know, how to set the parameters ). The control also has a property to include a company or product logo. The only problem  is, that the logo has to have a height that Continue reading → [read] Keywords: xpages application twitter

XSnippets: Custom Array.sort()
Wed, Dec 14th 2011 2:42a   Ulrich Krause
This function can be passed as an argument to an Array.sort() to perform a case-insensitive sort and also put German umlauts into the right position. It can be easily modified to work with other languages. OpenNTF XSnippets [read] Keywords: openntf twitter

A quick hack for the XPages Loading Mask Custom Control
Sat, Dec 10th 2011 6:24a   Ulrich Krause
The control, written by Mark Hughes and published on OpenNTF creates loading masks on the loading of a page and in partial refreshes. Just include the control into your XPage and it will start working immediately. The disadvantage is that it shows a loading mask for ALL partial events that are fired. This can be Continue reading → [read] Keywords: xpages openntf twitter

Traveler calendar widget freezes HTC Sense ?
Fri, Nov 25th 2011 9:20a   Ulrich Krause
Today I’m having some problems with my HTC Desire ( Android 2.3 ). From time to time, the Home Screen becomes completely black and after a few minutes a message appears saying “HTC Sense no longer responding … “. When I OK the message, the Home Screen is rebuild and the phone works for a Continue reading → [read] Keywords: traveler twitter widget

Fri, Nov 25th 2011 8:00a   Ulrich Krause
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Where is my Sametime??
Thu, Nov 24th 2011 11:01p   Ulrich Krause
I have a small issue with the embedded Sametime Client in Notes 8.5.3. I use a laptop in the office that has a 2nd monotor attached to work in Designer. On the latop screen, I open my mailfile and Sametime. As soon as I click into the Designer on the second screen, my Sametime client goes Continue reading → [read] Keywords: notes sametime laptop office twitter

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