Archive for 2010

I have somehow contributed to OpenNTF

Monday, July 12th, 2010

I woke up this morning to a comment by David Jeyachandran to my blog post on Sorting a NotesDocumentCollection by multiple field values. David wanted to let me know that he is using the sort function in the Notes Reconn project at OpenNTF. That is great news – and I am happy to know that […]

Apple iPad

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

I am now the happy owner of an Apple iPad 3G 64 GB . I bought the iPad while in London last week – actually on the iPhone 4 launch day on June 24. It was fun to experience the buzz in the Apple Store on Regent Street. I have been doing a bit of […]

Rational Software Architect 8.0 beta and Rational Application Developer 8.0 beta

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Rational Software Architect 8.0 beta is now available for you to try out as part of the Rational Software Architect open beta program. For information on all of the new Rational Software Architect enhancements visit the Rational Software Architect wiki – specifically the v8 beta pages on the wiki, and the Information Center for the […]

WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Alpha

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

An alpha version of IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 has just been released. Features include: Key portions of Java™ Enterprise Edition 6.0 specifications including: Enterprise JavaBeans 3.1 Java Persistence API (JPA) 2.0 JavaServer Faces (JSF) 2.0 JavaServer Pages (JSP) 2.2 Servlet 3.0 Java EE Connector Architecture 1.6 Increased developer productivity during the edit-compile-debug cycle through directory-based […]

Free course on using Lotus Domino Designer 8.5

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

TLCC is offering a free course/tutorial on using Lotus Domino Designer 8.5. The course requires that you have Domino Designer 8.5.1 installed as the course is delivered using the Lotus Notes 8.5 client – very cool!. The course covers: What is Notes and Domino software? The role of the Notes client and Domino server Domino […]

List of IBM IT architects on Twitter

Monday, January 18th, 2010

I have created a Twitter list of IBM IT architects. If you are interested in following IBM IT architects on Twitter then follow this list. If you are an IBM IT architect and not on the list, then let me know on Twitter. Remember that when you follow a list, you do not follow every […]

New Redbook: Building Domino Web Applications using Domino 8.5.1

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

As stated on the XPages Blog, a new Redbook has been published on the Lotus Notes and Domino Application Development wiki on building Domino web applications using Domino Designer 8.5.1: Building Domino Web Applications using Domino 8.5.1. The objective of the Redbook is to “provide guidance on Best Practices for Domino Web Development, with emphasis […]

Getting a book to Lotusphere 2010

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Recently Chris Toohey held a contest/giveaway where the price was his review copy of the “Lotus Notes Domino 8: Upgrader’s Guide: What’s new in the latest Lotus Notes Domino Platform” book – courtesy of Packt Publishing. I have also received a review copy of the same book – and I admit: I never got to write […]