Article archive for 1999 – Page 7

Saturday, May 1, 1999

Why I recommend Domino over Exchange

Once again, we revisit the subject of Exchange vs. Domino. In this article, Technical Editor Ron Herardian tries to look at the deployment of Exchange vs. Domino and which has the better solution. As you can tell from the title, he recommends Domino. Read the article to find out why.

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Saturday, May 1, 1999

Sorting documents via Notes and the Web

Contributing Editor Dan Velasco is back with another of his incredibly useful articles. This time, he takes you inside the deep, dark reaches of LotusScript to teach you how to build sorting functions for Web pages in Domino. If you want to truly tap the power of Domino, you should read this article. All that, plus we managed to figure out how to legitimately include Pauly Shore’s name in an article in DominoPower. You’ll just have to read the article to find out how — and why.

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Saturday, May 1, 1999

The unofficial I AM Photo Journal

Lotus’ I AM ad campaign seems to have sparked something very primal in some people…an urge to run around with I AM signs and have their photos taken. Because of this, the official Lotus’ I AM Photo Journal contest was born. Judging is now over and you can see the official winners on Lotus’ site. But the only place you can see some of the more creative submissions — those that didn’t meet Lotus’ official standards for publication — are here, inside DominoPower. Special thanks to the Web team at Lotus for giving us, once again, an exclusive Inside Scoop.

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Saturday, May 1, 1999

An easy way to build your own simple, text-based Domino hit counter

Web page hit counters are popular; it doesn’t matter in how many flavors they appear. In March, DominoPower ran an article about how to create a graphical hit counter (graphic images of the numbers would change). In this article, Frank Cseh shows how to write a simple text-based counter. This is one those DominoPower articles you can read now and put to use in about 10 minutes.

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Saturday, May 1, 1999

Open source alternatives to Notes and Domino: are they real?

You learn something new every day or so. For example, we just learned from Contributing Editor Jeffrey Burrows that there are open source projects aimed at creating alternatives to Lotus Notes and Domino. What these projects aim to do is nothing less than what Linux has done to the server market: be one freely available thorn in the side of the big software companies. So are there really good alternatives to Notes and Domino? Should you chuck your R5 distribution and get ready to compile some open source code? Better read this article now.

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Saturday, May 1, 1999

Intelligent front-end hosts for SMTP

This article is the second in a three-part series covering Domino and Internet email. Last month Technical Editor Ron Herardian explained capacity planning issues for Internet email. This month’s article describes front-end solutions that allow centralization of SMTP services and that ease migration to Domino from cc:Mail.

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Saturday, May 1, 1999

INAP.com.au

DominoPower Magazine’s Site of the Month for May is INAP (the International Network for Acid Prevention). INAP is an organization with membership that includes 16 mining and mineral companies from around the world. The goal of this organization is to undertake research and development to control the world’s acid drainage from mine materials. This site makes extensive use of Domino resources and is a good example of Domino in action. Check it out!

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Thursday, April 1, 1999

Why Internet mail gets out of control and how to avoid going postal

All network administrators seem, on some days, to run the risk of going postal. Fear not. DominoPower Technical Editor Ron Herardian can help you reduce some of the stress of managing a network. How? By helping you take control of email growth within your organization. It might not have the romance of Prozac, but reading this article might help feel a bit more like you’re in control of your network and your stress level.

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Thursday, April 1, 1999

A review of the R5 client from a messaging perspective

It’s perhaps the most anticipated new software release since, well, the last big software release. But is R5 really worth all the fuss? More to the point, is R5 really worth the effort and cost to upgrade? In this first of many DominoPower articles on Lotus new Release 5, Jon Johnston provides a detailed look at the new Notes client from a messaging perspective. The short answer is that the new client is most cool. You’ll have to read Jon’s article for the details.

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Thursday, April 1, 1999

A sneak peek at Lotus Enterprise Integrator 3.0

If you want to transfer data between Notes and Domino and an "outside" system, you’re going to need some help. Until recently, that help was provided by NotesPump. Lotus has renamed NotesPump to Lotus Enterprise Integrator and added a bunch of new features. In this valuable "sneak peek", Jennifer Regnault provides a detailed look at the features of the Lotus Enterprise Integrator beta. As is often the case, you heard it here first.

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