Lotus Notes Developer's Toolbox: Tips for Rapid and Successful Deployment(Paperback)

Mark Elliott

  • 出版商: IBM Press
  • 出版日期: 2006-10-20
  • 售價: $2,190
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$2,081
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 744
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0132214482
  • ISBN-13: 9780132214483
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Lotus® Notes® Developer’s Toolbox will help you streamline and improve every phase of Notes development. Leading IBM Lotus Notes developer Mark Elliott systematically identifies solutions for the key challenges Notes developers face, offering powerful advice drawn from his extensive enterprise experience. This book presents best practices and step-by-step case studies for building the five most common types of Notes applications: collaboration, calendar, workflow, reference library, and Web site.


This book is for Notes developers at all levels of experience, using recent versions from V5.0 through V7.0, and beyond. Like all IBM developerWorks® Series books, it is fully integrated with comprehensive Web resources, including working examples of each project, enhanced versions that go beyond the book, sample graphics, and tools for addressing real-world business scenarios. Coverage includes


·         Getting started with Domino Designer®, and using the design elements it provides

·         Developing Notes databases, step-by-step: considerations, code instructions, design tips, and project plans

·         Mastering and customizing Lotus Formula and LotusScript

·         Customizing forms, views, agent behavior, application interfaces, and more

·         Building calendar applications with simple and complex recurrent events

·         Developing applications that distribute information via email, response documents, and other methods

·         Creating reference library applications, and generating Excel® spreadsheets for analysis

·         Constructing sophisticated workflow and Web-based Notes applications

·         Securing, deploying, and maintaining Notes applications, and managing their data

·         Enhancing database functionality: more than 95 ready-to-use code modules and customizations

·         Exclusive Web resources available only to book registrants


The IBM Press developerWorks® Series is a unique undertaking in which print books and the Web are mutually supportive. The publications in this series are complemented by resources on the developerWorks Web site on ibm.com. Icons throughout the book alert the reader to these valuable resources.



Table of Contents

Preface  xxxi

About the Author  xxxix

Chapter 1        An Introduction to the Lotus Domino Tool Suite  1

Chapter 2        Getting Started with Designer  9

Chapter 3        Navigating the Domino Designer Workspace  21

Chapter 4        Domino Design Elements  33

Chapter 5        An Introduction to Formula Language  93

Chapter 6        An Introduction to LotusScript  115

Chapter 7        Fundamentals of a Notes Application  137

Chapter 8        Calendar Applications  169

Chapter 9        Collaborative Applications  217

Chapter 10      Reference Library Applications  273

Chapter 11      Workflow Applications  303

Chapter 12      Web Applications  349

Chapter 13      Design Enhancements Using LotusScript  389

Chapter 14      Design Enhancements Using Formula Language  459

Chapter 15      View Enhancements  487

Chapter 16      Sample Agents  503

Chapter 17      Miscellaneous Enhancements and Tips for Domino Databases  517

Chapter 18      Data Management  543

Chapter 19      Security  561

Chapter 20      Application Deployment and Maintenance  595

Chapter 21      Troubleshooting  617

Appendix A      Online Project Files and Sample Applications  641

Appendix B      IBM and Lotus Notes and Domino–What’s Next?  657

Index  671