Archive for 2009

Getting Things Done (GTD)

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

I have recently read David Allens Getting Things Done with great interest and immediately saw the benefits from following the GTD method. A top priority for me was to find a suitable GTD tool that works across Windows, Mac and iPhone in order to be able to collect and capture my ideas and actions no […]

Speaking at the September Lotus Technical Information and Education community meeting

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

I am on the agenda for the September Lotus Technical Information and Education community meeting at September 29. I will be speaking about my experiences with the Lotus community, with blogging and with creating content for the Lotus Notes and Domino wiki. Please feel free to comment if you have anything in particular that you […]

New Apple MacBook Pro

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

I now own a Mac!¬†More specifically I have bought an Apple MacBook Pro with the following specifications: Model: MB985 15.4″ display, 1440×900 pixels 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor P8800 1066 MHz 4GB memory (DDR3 1067 MHz) 320GB 5400-rpm hard drive NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT graphics processor with 256MB GDDR3 memory NVIDIA GeForce 9400M […]

Great resources on XPages

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

XPages is the impressive new feature in Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5 for web application development – and will be extended to the Notes client in 8.5.1. Did you know that XPages is built upon JSF and the Dojo toolkit? For great resources and tutorials on XPages make sure to visit and learn from: The […]

Best practices for mobile web applications

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

I have been looking for recommendations and best practices for developing mobile web applications and found the following resources useful if you are developing mobile web applications for mobile devices in general: Mobile Web Best Practices from W3C – and the related mobileOK Basic Tests dotMobi Mobile Web Developer’s Guide from dotMobi And one more […]

Free WebSphere Application Server 7.0 for Developers

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Websphere Application Server 7.0 for Developers has just been released. It is a free download for development purposes – making it possible to develop and test on your desktop using a runtime environment that is identical to the production runtime environment your applications will eventually run on. Thanks to Davanum Srinivas for the heads up […]

How to create a LTPA session cookie for Lotus Domino using F5 BIG-IP

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

I have previously blogged about how to create a LTPA session cookie for Lotus Domino and now I am finally able to present the code for creating this LTPA cookie that can be implemented on the F5 BIG-IP platform using the F5 iRules Control Language (which builds upon the Tcl scripting language). I created the […]

Free SOA for Dummies, 2nd IBM limited edition

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

The 2nd edition of the SOA for Dummies book was published in January 2009 and once again you can download a free IBM edition of the book. The free edition contains a subset of the original book (76 pages versus 408 pages).

How to create your own LTPA session cookie

Monday, April 6th, 2009

Lotus Domino uses LTPA as the authentication technology for single sign-on. LTPA involves creating a session cookie that can be used to achieve single sign-on across several servers. LTPA can also be used in combination with a reverse proxy to authenticate users at the reverse proxy and then be able to forward the authenticated user […]

Lotus Notes Traveler: easy push mail for Domino

Sunday, March 1st, 2009

I recentry upgraded a Lotus Domino server to 8.5 and installed Lotus Notes Traveler 8.5 – and the upgraded Domino server was up and running with Traveler loaded within two hours!¬† Potential mobile clients could then connect and install the provided Traveler client software. However, I do not own a Nokia S60 device or a […]