Article archive for 1999 – Page 6

Tuesday, June 1, 1999

TeamStudio Librarian

Among our most popular articles are those from Senior Technical Editor Richard Echeandia. He has a tendency to get right to the meat of the matter and write about techniques that will save you serious development time. This article is no exception. In this helpful article, Richard reviews TeamStudio Librarian, a utility that lets you drag and drop design elements between Notes databases and Notes templates. If you’re a developer that has to add a lot of standardized design elements to a large number of databases, this article could help you short-circuit a heck of a lot of very tedious work.

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Tuesday, June 1, 1999

Notes direct serial communications to Palm devices

In each issue of DominoPower, we promise real meat. This issue is no exception. In this article by Mark Lawson, you’ll learn how to control your PC’s serial port directly from Notes (no intermediary files required). Further, Mark shows you how to set up a direct linkage between Notes and a Palm computer, bypassing conduits, the Palm Desktop, and HotSync. This is an article for real programmers and those who want to be just like them.

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Tuesday, June 1, 1999

Is Distributed Content Management the Domino ‘killer app’?

Notes and Domino are ideal tools for creating content and managing workflow. But how do you manage the content itself? Is it possible to turn over control of stories and articles to the writers themselves, without sacrificing site integrity and security? Bart Myers thinks so, and in this interesting and useful article, he tells you how you too can manage content successfully.

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Tuesday, June 1, 1999

Never trust a browser on faith

This month, Editor-in-Chief David Gewirtz gets very specific about an HTML coding problem that could reach up and "byte" you on the

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Tuesday, June 1, 1999

CharityHub

CharityHub is an interesting site. It’s non-commercial, yet has some very advanced traffic-building features. If you’re looking for some ideas for using LotusScript to build traffic, this article shows the way.

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Tuesday, June 1, 1999

How to use UI standards to cut your Notes development time by 15% or more

Senior Technology Editor Richard Echeandia is back and better than ever. This month he shows you how a set of user interface standards can reduce your Notes development time and increase your productivity. But if all you think we’re going to do is preach to you about standards, you’re sadly mistaken. This is DominoPower, where we give you actual, useful tools each and every issue. This time, Richard provides a step-by-step set of instructions for building common form footers for all your Notes applications. Read this article and you may actually get to experience weekends again.

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Tuesday, June 1, 1999

Even Superman has to go to school

Contributing Editor Dan Velasco wants to get the jump on everyone else. That’s why, although Lotus’ deadline for the R5 Update exam is October 31, Dan’s studying for it now. And he’s studying hard, with the help of a great training program from TLCC. If you want to learn more about Notes and Domino (and beat the exam clock), you should read Dan’s article. Unless, of course, you want to let him keep his lead.

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Tuesday, June 1, 1999

cc:Mail and Domino mail backbones

If you’re using cc:Mail and Domino, or if you’re planning to migrate away from cc:Mail to Domino, you should plan on spending a few minutes reading this important article by Technical Editor Ron Herardian. In it, Ron helps you understand what’s involved in implementing mail backbones and how to make sure cc:Mail and Domino work smoothly together.

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Saturday, May 1, 1999

If I ruled Lotus

Now that R5 is shipping, we (of course) have to ask Lotus, "What have you done for us lately?" Or more precisely, what are you doing next? Where exactly does the Notes/Domino dynamic duo need to go? What would you do if you "ruled" Lotus? OK, so Editor-in-Chief David Gewirtz thought it would be fun to make everyone dye their hair green, but that’s why we instead asked our intrepid Contributing Editor Jeffrey Burrows (a man with much more self control than our esteemed EiC), to take a stab at the future of R5 from an architectural perspective. And no

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Saturday, May 1, 1999

What’s up with Papows?

Two weeks ago, the Wall Street Journal did an article about the president of Lotus Development, Jeff Papows. For those of you that don’t know about the article, it accused Mr. Papows of exaggerating his military record in the Marine Corps, misrepresenting his education and perhaps strangest of all, claiming to be an orphan when he isn’t. We asked Senior Technical Editor Richard Echeandia to provide some perspective on this issue. For a good, objective analysis of the issue, you should read his guest editorial today.

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