Archive for 2012

Have a question on XPages?

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

Stack Overflow is a programming Q&A site for developers with more than 3.5 million questions and even more anwers on every programming language you can image. On Stack Overflow you can also find questions and answers related to XPages. At the time of writing this blog post there are 597 questions tagged XPages on Stack Overflow […]

Sherlock Web: a QHSE management system (based on XPages and IBM XWork Server)

Monday, May 14th, 2012

I am currently busy working on Sherlock Web: a complete web solution for management of quality, health, safety and environment (QHSE). The solution is based on XPages and the IBM XWork Server and is available as a hosted solution or as an on-premises solution. The licensing cost of the server and application platform is fixed at $2000 per […]

DanNotes 47th conference: links to presentations

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

The DanNotes 47th conference takes place today and tomorrow. Here are links to presentations available online: Ulrich Krause: XPages – Beyond the Basics Paul Withers: Ready, Set, Go! How IBM Lotus Domino XPages Became Mobile Paul Withers: The Eureka Moment – XPages Under the Covers Jakob Majkilde: From Notes to XPages in 1 hour Morten […]

Presentation: Create an app in 1 hour (almost) with XPages Extension Library

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

I gave this presentation along with a live coding demo at the monthly meeting on April 19, 2012. The presentation covers elements of the XPages Extension Library that you can use to rapidly convert an existing Lotus Notes client application to a web application. The sample database is available for download and uses a custom […]

I am now chairman of the board at

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

I am a member of the independent group of IBM/Lotus consultants and also a member of the board. We are 25 independent consultants specializing in services and solutions for Lotus Notes, Lotus Domino, XPages and more. The members of participated in the annual general meeting in March, 2012. Our now former chairman John Dalsgaard […]

XPages: 2 very easy performance optimization tricks

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Here are 2 very easy ways to optimize performance for your XPages applications: Enable “Use runtime optimized JavaScript and CSS resources” to have your JS and CSS files combined into fewer files. This reduces the number of HTTP requests that the browser has to make against your server and application and thereby makes the site […]

Learning XPages: available resources

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

I often hear people new to XPages ask: what resources are available if you want to learn XPages? The following lists (some of the) available resources if you want to learn XPages. IBM provided resources Direct help in Domino Designer using Help – Help Contents and hitting F1 – also available as an IBM Information […]

Creating your first managed bean for XPages

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

With Java and managed beans you can make your XPages applications even more powerful. In this blog post I will go through the steps to create and use a managed bean in XPages. I am using Lotus Notes and Domino Designer 8.5.3 and will therefore use the new Java design element for the Java code […]

Thoughts from Lotusphere 2012: Lotus Notes Social Edition

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

One of the highlights from Lotusphere 2012 was the accouncement of the next feature release of Lotus Notes called Lotus Notes Social Edition. Lotus Notes Social Edition features a new homepage with activity streams and embedded apps (embedded experiences) using open standards such as OpenSocial. From the Lotus Notes homepage a user can interact with […]

Thoughts from Lotusphere 2012: IBM Connections 4 (“Next”)

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

At the Lotusphere 2012 Opening General Session (OGS) and throughout the conference IBM showed the next version of IBM Connections (to be called IBM Connections 4.0?). My first impression of the next release of IBM Connections is that it looks really, really great! Among many things it features exciting new elements such as activity streams, […]