Article archive for 1999 – Page 3

Friday, October 1, 1999

Using public key encryption to secure Notes documents

Oh, now this is such a cool article! Contributing Editor Tom Lowery has discovered a very cool, undocumented feature that allows you to use public key encryption when saving documents in a Notes database. Public key encryption’s not just for email anymore — at least not if you read Tom’s article.

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Friday, October 1, 1999

How risky is your country?

This month, we bring you a great DominoPower Site of the Month. Using mapping software, Ducoire/Decredere of Belgium dynamically updates maps detailing business risk in various countries. If you’ve ever wanted to use a dynamically changing map in your Notes or Domino application, check out this interesting site.

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Friday, October 1, 1999

Looking forward to Lotusphere 2000

Welcome to the maiden voyage of @DbColumn, Dan Velasco’s new monthly column that will focus on one specific Domino-related topic every month. This month, Dan aims his sights at Lotusphere 2000. This article is both helpful and fun.

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Friday, October 1, 1999

Why pick the AS/400 for Domino platform?

Successful Domino sites have to grow. But what’s the right way to grow? What are the best platforms for larger Domino sites? Is NT the end-all and be-all of Domino hosting? In this fascinating article, Contributing Editor Jon Johnston examines the IBM AS/400 platform in detail. If you’d like to learn if the AS/400 is for you, read this article today.

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Wednesday, September 1, 1999

Add random quotes and signatures to your Notes mail messages

Although R5 allows you to add a signature file to the end of your Notes mail, it doesn’t let you cycle through random signatures or quotes. And R4 doesn’t even allow you to add signatures. In this valuable and fun hands-on article, Senior Technical Editor Richard Echeandia shows you how you can make a few minor changes and get your copy of Notes to do both.

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Wednesday, September 1, 1999

OLE automation primer

Ever wanted to manipulate your Notes data with another application, but didn’t know where to start? This OLE automation primer will get you familiar with launching and manipulating another application from Notes using LotusScript.

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Wednesday, September 1, 1999

Inside the world’s first mobile magazine network

On Tuesday, August 17, 1999, ZATZ:Pure Internet Publishing (that’s us!) and AvantGo, Inc. announced the availability of the world’s first mobile magazine network, available mutually through ZATZ.com and AvantGo.com. This is the first time that a complete network of magazines has been made available for mobile device users. In this article, we’ll take you through some of our experiences in setting up this capability, some of the design decisions we made, and some of the discoveries we made once the service went live. For you webmasters out there, this article will also help prepare you for implementing your own mobile delivery systems.

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Wednesday, September 1, 1999

Dynamically generated JavaScript libraries

Contributing Editor Jeffrey Burrows attacks a common Web development problem: browser compatibility. In this important article, Burrows shows you how you can supply the appropriate JavaScript for the appropriate browser, and do it all dynamically from a Notes database.

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Wednesday, September 1, 1999

Encrypting fields in Domino and Notes

Encryption is a hot topic and a valuable security feature. In this important, hands-on article, Tom Lowery shows how to set up a Notes or Domino document for field-level encryption. If you want to keep your secrets secure, you’ll need to read this article.

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Wednesday, September 1, 1999

It’s not Y2K, it’s stupidity!

Tonight, I decided to get on my soapbox. Hundreds of thousands of people read our publications. Maybe if we all started a "let’s not be friggin’ stupid" campaign, Y2K would work out fine. You’re all pretty influential folks. Don’t ignore your companies’ Y2K efforts. Check into them. Make sure they’re spending time making critical systems work and not screwing around being idiotic. Let’s try not to put the fate of the world into the hands of a bunch of poorly-trained temps reading off a script.

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