Unable to reliably deploy XPages using XSCD

We’re late to the XPages game and it’s only in the last few weeks I’ve felt confident enough to push XPages into our system’s templates. I only allow new Domino tech to be deployed when I’m confident that the technology works because we run on a very constrained 32-bit Solaris Domino install. I was ready…

XPages Single Copy Design

I’m posting this on behalf of my colleague David Harding (@dharding) who’s been investigating XPages Single Copy Design. I think it’s best I leave it to Dave to explain: We are looking to roll out XPages Single Copy Design to several thousand databases.  So far, we have not been able to find a recommended practice…

Domino 8.5 – reflections

From my personal perspective the big feature in 8.5 is XPages, but 8.5 is not a one trick pony. There have been a number of other improvements, such as the ID Vault (something not applicable in our institution) and Domino Attachment and Object Service (DAOS). DAOS DAOS is described elsewhere. But basically, DAOS allows you to store…

JMP203 – Getting to know XPages & the new Domino designer

This is the biggie for us web developers. This is the first session on the technology at this year’s Lotusphere. It’s definitely popular, and hence very warm. The session was ran by Maureen Layman and a newbie Maire Kehoe and demonstrtedb(live) many of the new XPage features in Designer 8.5. Maire was clearly nevous but…

Things I learnt about XPages today – Do not use the quick edit tools

I thought I’d document over the next few months my baby steps in learning XPages. Although I won’t be using XPages for any development in the short to medium term, I’m going to start to investigate the accessibility implications of each option before developing anything in anger. My first step – and it really is…