Article archive for 1999 – Page 8

Thursday, April 1, 1999

Domino 5.0 LotusScript enhancements: the NotesReplication class

Release 5 is shipping and now it’s time to deploy new solutions. One of the cooler aspects of any new release is that you get to use the new features in your projects. One of the cooler new features at the LotusScript level is the NotesReplication class. If you’re a LotusScripter, read Tony Patton’s article today and you’ll be merrily replicating by tomorrow.

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Thursday, April 1, 1999

Some days it’s just so good to be me

Editor-in-Chief David Gewirtz has been taking his megalomania pills again. They’re big pills. Big, important pills. He’s got a new, exciting magazine, a company with a new, exciting name, and he just won an award for Best Sales and Marketing Strategy from the New Jersey Technology Council. In other words, he’s being insufferable again. He’s also, vocally — very vocally — demanding a foot massage. It’s just another month on that roller-coaster column we call "From the Editor-in-Chief".

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Thursday, April 1, 1999

BookIdeas.com

DominoPower readers know we like to stretch our limits. This month, News Editor Heather McDaniel actually figured out how to get Howard Stern into DominoPower and still be true to the mission of the publication. Hee hee. Kinda makes you feel warm all over. Seriously though, in this issue we’ve got an exciting DominoPower Site of the Month. If you read Heather’s commentary, you’ll learn how Douglas Malcolm is using Notes to generate HTML pages for a plain, vanilla IIS server running on Windows NT.

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Thursday, April 1, 1999

How to generate Doc files for handheld devices from Notes

If you’ve ever used a Palm Computing device, you’re probably familiar with Doc files. Files saved in this format can be easily downloaded and viewed on your Palm device using one of many popular Doc viewer applications. Users of Windows CE devices can also view Doc files using the DOCview application. This article by Mark Lawson shows you how to easily create uncompressed Doc e-text databases using just LotusScript. Pretty soon, all your Notes notes will be in the palm of your hand.

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Thursday, April 1, 1999

How to choose and find low cost Domino hosting providers

While it’s incredibly easy to find someplace to host your Web site if you’re writing your own HTML, finding an ISP that’ll host a Domino site is much more difficult. In this incredibly timely article, John Roling explains how to choose a low cost Domino hosting provider and provides you with pointers to some of the best.

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Thursday, April 1, 1999

Build your own database analysis tool

Contributing editor Dan Velasco’s back with another incredibly helpful article. Fortunately, this month he hasn’t put his life at risk to bring you this great tutorial. In this article, Dan shows you how to build a database analysis tool that can tell you all about your use of Notes on your computer. If you want to push your development skills to the max, read this article. The cool thing, though, is you don’t need to be a super-programmer to understand it.

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Monday, March 1, 1999

Build your own Domino hit counter

You’ve probably seen hit counters on Web pages. You know, those cute graphic images that update as more and more people visit a page. If you’ve wanted to put something like that on your Domino site, and you’ve wanted to do it completely within Domino, you’ve been out of luck. Until now. In this extremely valuable article Contributing Editor Jeffrey Burrows shows how to build such a counter, completely within Domino. As an added plus, he also shows you how to turn Domino into a byte-serving Web server.

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Monday, March 1, 1999

Successful intranet community building with Notes

We’ve all heard the term "intranet". To many of us, it’s just the use of Internet technologies and products inside the company. But there’s a philosophy behind designing an intranet that’s different than setting up a couple of internally secured Web sites. In this thoughtful article, Bart Myers provides a great overview into the philosophy of intranet design and helps you understand how to best approach intranet development.

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Monday, March 1, 1999

Great scripts for discussion forums

This month, Kevin Hoffman is our guest editor for our ever-popular Programming Power column. In this month’s column, Kevin provides some great tricks for getting the most out of discussion forums, including some JavaScript frame tricks, a very cool discussion group printing tricks, and an easy way to map threaded discussions. If you program with either LotusScript or JavaScript, you’ll find some real gems here.

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Monday, March 1, 1999

How to add Palm device categories to your Notes Journal

Last month, we ran an article about converting Notes address books for use with Palm devices. It proved to be one of our most popular articles ever. This month, we continue our coverage of Palm links to Notes with this helpful article by Tom Lowery. In it, you’ll get step-by-step (no, you don’t need to be a programmer!) instructions for adding Palm device categories to your Notes Journal. If you own a Palm device and you use Notes, this is the must-read article of the month.

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