Archive for 2007

IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8 Reviewer’s Guide

Saturday, December 29th, 2007

A Redpaper called “IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8 Reviewer’s Guide” has just been published and features relevant information on Lotus Notes 8.0 and Lotus Domino 8.0 for the user, the administrator and the developer. The Redpaper looks like an interesting read for those curious about the new features of the 8.0 release.

Scalability of Rational Performance Tester

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

IBM has an interesting case study on using Rational Performance Tester to test the US Open web servers. For the performance test only just two standard PCs running Windows XP were needed in order to generate almost 25,000 hits per minute to a single node. I have experience using Rational Performance Tester on web projects […]

Lotus Domino 8.0.1 and Lotus Notes Traveler documentation online

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

The Lotus Domino 8.0 and Notes 8.0 information center now contains the beta documentation on the upcoming Domino 8.0.1 release including documentation on Lotus Notes Traveler.

Lotus Domino Best Practices Wiki

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

A Lotus Domino Best Practices Wiki has been launched on developerWorks. Its purpose is to create a collaborative environment where customers, business partners, architects, support, and development can share best practices for Domino server administration and deployment. So go ahead and share your best practices.

Dojo 1.0

Monday, November 5th, 2007

Dojo 1.0 has been released today. Dojo is “an Open Source JavaScript toolkit for Ajax development that can be used to build rich Web 2.0 applications”. Remember to visit for information and tutorials on using Dojo with Lotus Domino. [Via front page news on the IBM Community on – and also via Viktor […]

Aptana IDE goes 1.0

Thursday, November 1st, 2007

I have previously written about Aptana IDE and now the tool finally reaches version 1.0. Worth a try for editing dynamic web applications. The tool is now called Aptana Studio and is still available in a free and open source version known as the Community Edition.

October 26 was IBM HackDay(+4)

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

This friday was IBM HackDay(+4) – and I arranged a local event in Denmark. We were 15 participants who generated lots of ideas for hacks of which 5 so far have been registered for the HackDay competition. Unfortunately I took no pictures unlike others. Kelly and Andy have more from the local events in Lexington, […]

WebSphere Application Server Community Edition 2.0

Sunday, October 7th, 2007

Version 2.0 of the free WebSphere Application Server Community Edition is now available for download. It is a J2EE server for building and managing Java applications and is based on Apache Geronimo. See the what’s new article on developerWorks for information on the changes to version 2.0.

Build a website using Domino and Open Laszlo

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

A new tutorial has been published on developerWorks on building a community website using Domino and Open Laszlo. The tutorial is part 1 of 3 and focuses on the basic things necessary to create a web application in Domino – including creating an application from scratch with user authentication. In the upcoming part 2 of […]

Custom Google search for Notes and Domino

Monday, September 24th, 2007

John Coolidge has put together a custom google search for Notes and Domino consisting of 125 “major Domino Tip, Code and Blog sites”. Very useful. [Via a link to the announcement on Jake Howlett’s Elsewhere Links]