|We spoke with Chris
Reckling (Program Manager,
Mobile UX at IBM) and Rob Ingram (Manager of Mobile Strategy, Social Business
at IBM) to get the inside scoop on what's new with IBM mobile apps. Topics
we cover included:
Even if you don't have Connections
or Sametime in-house, you can try those apps out against Lotus
Greenhouse, and you can also
download a version of IBM Worklight that's free to try (look for a link
to the Developer Edition on the Worklight
home page). Also, don't miss
the upcoming IBM
Connections mobile tech talk
on August 15.
This show runs 41:01.
|In this episode we talked about developing
applications for IBM's Connections social software platform. We were joined
by three very special guests:
covered during the show included:
- Overview of the options available to
developers (APIs, Widgets, Java)
- How widgets and apps are deployed within
- Integrating apps with the Connections
- Surfacing apps and widgets within Communities
- How IBM Connections Next will utilize
OpenSocial and ActivityStrea.ms
- How Kudos Badges was built and how it
integrates and is managed within Connections
- Why developers should use XPages to
- How you can work with iWidgets and XPages
- How to access the Connections REST API's
- Where you can find and download sample
- What other extensibility features might
be important for XPages developers
- and much more...
- Landing for all things ICS development related including Notes/Domino
"Next" and Connections "Next"
The show runs 41:53.
Be sure to listen
to our interview with IBM's Ed Brill and Trust Factory's Wueter Aukema
about the new partnership between their companies, news about Notes Social
Edition and Ed's forthcoming book.
|Today we talked to Mark
Roden about using jQuery in
XPages. Topics included:
website is xomino.com
and his Twitter handle is @markyroden.
Other links mentioned in the show were docs.jquery.com,
and Matt White's XPages101
- Why use jQuery instead of (or along
- Any considerations about using jQuery
and Dojo on the same page?
- What are some good jQuery plugins to
- What about jQuery for mobile web apps?
- How about documentation?
This episode runs 37:23.
|Todays show has been sponsored by Instant
Be sure to check out their IMtegrity product for IBM Sametime.
Today we had Paul
Mooney Blog (@pmooneynet)
Technology on the show to
talk about the "Ethical
Hacking Workshop" he
ran in London. We covered:
show runs 41:13.
On the podcast today are Ed
Brill and Pete Janzen from
IBM, to talk about the release of Lotus
Notes/Domino 8.5.3 as well as
the new IBM XWork Server. The discussion included:
podcast is 38.9 MB in size and 40:30 in length. For other news about the
XWork Server and Domino 8.5.3, check out Chris
Miller's webcast and the IBM
XWork Server page on the IBM website.
- What is the IBM XWork Server?
- Who is the target market?
- How is it licensed, and what are the
- How much does it cost?
- What are the changes in licenses and
entitlements with Domino 8.5.3?
- What are some of the architectural changes
and enhancements with Domino 8.5.3?
- The OpenNTF extension library, feature
packs, and extending Domino server functionality
Heidloff's blog post about his favorite 8.5.3 features
- Anything new with Traveler?
- and a whole lot more!
|On this episode we talk with IBM's Jim
Quill and Phil Riand about the forthcoming relational database support
for XPages coming with Domino 8.5.3 and the OpenNTF Extension Library.
idea on IdeaJam can now be
marked as "Completed" :-) |
The podcast runs 30 minutes. We hope you enjoy it!
|In this episode of Taking Notes we spoke
with IBMers Dave Delay and Phil Riand about the forthcoming REST API's
for Domino and XPages. We cover:
learn more about these REST services you should also read these posts from
the OpenNTF blog:
episode runs 27:28.
- What REST services are
- What the XPages
Extension Library is
- How you can add REST capabilities to
your XPages applications
- How you can get at the Domino data model
- A walk through of what you need to do
to start using the new services and controls
- and much more
|For episode 135 Bruce sat down with Niklas
Heidloff from IBM/OpenNTF and Vanessa Hutchinson from We4IT
where we talked about the first ever development contest being hosted by
OpenNTF. This contest is being sponsored by We4IT and you can learn all
about the contest by first listening to this episode of Taking Notes and
then heading on over to the contest
announcement page over on OpenNTF.org.
Episode 135 runs about 24 minutes.
|Have you heard that there is going to be
a really cool XPages Extensibility API in Notes/Domino 8.5.2? Today
we interviewed Phillipe Riand and Jim Quill from the IBM XPages team where
we talked about:
thanks to IBM's Paul
Hannan for helping us put
this podcast together.
- What is the XPages Extensability API?
- How to get started using the API
to find the XPages Extensability API documentation
(on the wiki of course!)
- How to use the API
- Does the API support both Notes client
and Domino XPages apps?
- What's coming in the future with Notes/Domino
8.5.3 and do we dare say Notes 9
- and much more
The show is 32.5mb and runs 33:47 minutes.
|We interviewed Niklas Heidloff (IBM), Chris
Connor (BSS), Michael Gollmick (TIMETOACT), and Herbert Wagger to discuss
Mobile Controls project on
Niklas heads up the project so he was able to give some great background
and developer information, and Chris, Michael, and Herbet gave us some
perspective on using the project in "real life" situations as
The show is 43.2mb and runs 44:56 minutes.
|Bruce and Julian talk with Adam Brown,
Matt Newman and Andrew Welch from IBM Premier Business Partner ISW
about their new Wildfire application available from OpenNTF.
Check out the Wildfire
project on OpenNTF.
a video demo Wildfire and
We talked about:
show is 22.1 mb and runs 24:04 minutes.
- What Wildfire is and how it works
- What social networks Wildfire works
- How a developer new to Lotus Notes developed
the sidebar app in three weeks
- Their experience with the open source
OpenNTF.org community and how easy it was to get their project started
- How they benefit from contributing projects
on OpenNTF as a business partner
Heads review of Wildfire
- Why they are excited about sidebar development
- Hear how Matt plays the roles of Mary
- Info about ISW and what they do
|Bruce and Julian talk XPages (in Lotus
Notes 8.5.0 and 8.5.1) and Open
Source Lotus Awards with XPages
This podcast was brought
to you by Conxsys's
nsfRewind and the letter "X".
NOTE: check the blog
entry we linked to above for more
information on due dates, rules, and suggestions for the Open Source Lotus
Awards. There were two conflicting dates we found during the podcast.
The show is 42mb and runs for 44:00.
|In Episode 44 of the podcast we talk to
Lynch the creator of the successful
blogging template for Lotus Notes and Domino. We talk about:
44 was sponsored by Integra
for Notes, solutions for Lotus
Notes integration and reporting to Microsoft Word and Excel.
- The history of Blogsphere Version 1
- A review of all the new features that
are part of the soon to be released Version 3 including the all new "tag
and template" engine, the new tag cloud support and the new blog themes
- Declan and Bruce kid about "BS-ing"
- How to upgrade from Versions 1 and 2
to Version 3
- Where to find and download the beta
of the Version 3
- Come see Declan and Steve Castledine
at their Lotusphere 2007 session "Ready,
- and many other cool things you never
knew about Declan and his Blogsphere project
The podcast is 15.8mb and runs 34:21 minutes at 64kps.
Technorati: Lotusphere2007 OpenNTF Blogsphere podcast My Odeo
Poole Master Project Chef
of the OpenNTF DominoWiki
project talks about the recent
updates included with V1.1. New features include multi-lingual support,
a new page difference engine, OpenLog
integration and much more. |
The podcast is 17.6mb and runs 14:07 at 128kps (variable bit rate).
|Lots of different things for you in this
Episode 28 was sponsored
The podcast is 20.2mb and runs 34:00 at 64kps (variable bit rate).
|In Episode 21 Julian talks about his excellent
project. OpenLog provides
a common error and event logging framework for all of your IBM Lotus Notes
applications. Julian discusses how to set up OpenLog, how to configure
it, how to add OpenLog to your existing databases, how to configure notifications
and much more. No longer will you have to write to the Notes log file,
the console or to an agent log database. |
OpenLog provides you with a single database to collect all of the errors
occurring in your code. We know (and hear) what you're saying so don't
even say that your code is perfect and has no errors - yeah right! Only
Bruce writes perfect code - NOT.
OpenLog Version 1.0
OpenLog Beta Version 1.1
Kevin Pettitt recently
demonstrated OpenLog to the
Washington, DC Notes Users Group. Read
Byrne has to say about OpenLog.
What are you waiting for - download and listen to the podcast now, and
while you are listening click and download the code. Enjoy!
The podcast is 16.4mb and runs 29:18 at 64kps (variable bit rate).
|We're baaaack. ;-)
In this installment of the Taking Notes podcast, Bruce and Julian discuss
topics such as:
And of course the
OpenNTF update with John
- New developments in Notes 7.0.2 as reported
Brill's blog, including Notes
Nomad (the Notes client on a memory stick, formerly known as "Project
Wanda"), blog and RSS templates, and better Smart Upgrade. According
to the Notes
& Domino Insider Newsletter,
7.0.2 is scheduled for release in September, 2006.
- Are the successful user group meetings
becoming annual/quarterly mini-conferences instead of monthly meetings?
- The Hannover design team now has at
blog (Mary Beth Raven) --
is IBM seeking input, or just doing marketing?
- Julian is in the market for a laptop,
and is wondering if the new Lenovo Thinkpads are as durable and sturdy
as the old IBM Thinkpads.
Lepofsky has a great Notes
The podcast is 16.6mb and runs 29:19 at 64kps (variable bit rate).
|Julian and Bruce gab about a few random
And of course,
more Talking News with Michael
Sampson (where he announces
Brill's new job), and another
OpenNTF update with John
The podcast is 20.8mb and runs 37:33 at 64kps (variable bit rate).
Thursdays, Rich Schwartz's
Comes To You, Ed
Brill's podcast, Paul
Mooney on the Microsoft Application Analyzer,
7.5, Jack Dausman on why Notes/Domino
to learn Eclipse for Hannover,
Sampson's Talking Notes segment.
The podcast is 6.9mb and runs 12:41 at 64kps (variable bit rate).
|Episode no. 6 has Julian interviewing Bruce
about OpenNTF. Topics include:
also added a few exciting new features with this podcast:
now, and take a listen on your favorite MP3 player.
The podcast is 17.4mb and runs 37:48
- How did OpenNTF get started?
- What are some of the more popular projects
- How can people get involved?
- Where can I meet Bruce at Lotusphere?
|In our third podcast Julian
and I interview Ben
Poole where we discuss Ben's OpenNTF
DominoWiki project. We are still working on
recording logistics - Julians heavy breathing, my PowerBook fan coming
on and Skype cutting out. Overall the podcast turned out great and we hope
you enjoy it.|