Quick tip: access the application log files on Bluemix

Last night when I deployed a new version of HR Assistant to Bluemix I ran in some troubles. When the application was deployed and tried to access it via de Application URL I got a 500 internal error. Find the log First step was to open the log page, but was not very explanatory. Next Read More

Domino Version 10 and Beyond – a few toughts

Yesterday Inhi Cho Suh announced the strategic partnership between IBM and HCL to move the Notes and Domino Family forward. In 2018 a brand new version, 10, will be released. For lots of customers who have invested in Domino applications it is very good news. Less need to move away to other products. IBM will be organising Read More

Angular 4 bug in combination with latest Typescript

When we upgraded our Angular app to the latest version. We noticed everything worked with version 4.2.3 and Typescript 2.4. The problem After we reinstalled all the nom packages the Angular version was upgraded to 4.2.4, because we had in our package.json ‘^4.2.3’ for Angular packages. When we package everything and republished the app to Read More

Angular and base64 encoding and decoding

Currently I am busy building a Proof of Concept at my customer. We are using Springboot for the Backend services, which get data from Tridion and store data in a Oracle database.. The Front end is build with Angular. We started with version 2 with Grunt as build tool, but quickly we changed it to Read More

Bye Eclipse, hello IntelliJ Ultimate

In Januari I started on a new role, Full Stack developer at Rabobank. One of the developers in my team is a big fan of IntelliJ from JetBrains, so I gave it a try over the past weeks. I must say I don’t miss Eclipse at all. Currently I am running it on macOS, but Read More

My evolution as a developer: becoming a Full stack developer

Is the time of the year to have some time to reflect.   Entering the IT Around 2000 I entered the IT world, first as a Domino Administrator, but after a good talk with a former colleague I made the switch to become a Developer. So I became Domino Developer and learned Formula language and Read More

Cloudant connector plugin update: manage Design documents

Yesterday I was helping out Patrick Kwinten with some he had with my Cloudant Connector plugin on Slack. He asked also about the possibility to add or modify Design Documents, I found there foundation was already there.   Design Documents Design documents can be seen as the schema in your Cloudant database, which specify what is in the Read More

Give the XPages File download control a bootstrap UI

As I wrote before, I am developing a version 2.0 of Planning Portal app, with responsive design. My goal was to try get everything a bootstrap UI, last blog was about the File Upload control. At last the File Download Control was remaining. The display is not that bad, but I doesn’t like the remove Read More

Small example of Maven Dependency

Short Introduction The last 6 month I was at a customer where I did Lotus Notes app maintenance and lots of Java development. Especially the Java part is very interesting. I feld I entered another world, the world of ‘real’ java 😉 In the projects I worked with Maven, Jenkins, CheckStyle, Unit test frameworks like Read More

OpenNTF Essentials – Conflicting Update site databases

Last week I finally found some time to start with the OpenNTF Essentials, mainly to get started with OpenNTF Domino API. So I downloaded the zip file from OpenNTF and put the update sites on my Domino server. There is one for the runtime and one for the Designer, so pointed in the Domino Designer Read More