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

My slides of my Cloudant session at Sutol 2016

Today I did a session at Sutol conference in Prague. It was about how to get started with Cloudant as an XPages developer. A (XPages) developers guide to Cloudant from Frank van der Linden In my session I mentioned my Cloudant OSGi plugin, which can be find at https://bitbucket.org/flinden68/cloudant-connector/ by

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

My session slides of Icon UK 2016

At Icon UK I did a session about Servlets. The demo code can be found in a GIT repository on Bitbucket, by

Try to avoid the use of Jars design element

Lately I had pulled a new project to work on, a XPages application with a few external jar files. When I tried to build the application it produced a lot of errors. The most annoying error was that classes could not found, and these classes are inside the external jar. Mmmm… strange.   When I looked Read More

Plugin updates: search and date format

Today I made a few changes to the Cloudant connnector and Jackson4XPages plugin. Jackson4XPages I added a new constructor of the JacksonWrapper, a boolean, to control the date format output in the JSON. By default it is true, so the output format is a Timestamp, but if you need a real date, pass false to Read More

A small update to my Multi language 4 XPages demo

Last week I have posted a demo database of my way to add multi language to a XPages application. Today Patrick Kwinten pinged me on Slack about an 500 error he was hitting when he access the database from the browser. After some investigation via Slack it the cause of the error was an external Read More

XPages tip: Demo code for multi language support

Over time I wrote a few blogs about my way to support multi language in a XPages app. Control the labels in a XPage app Multi language support for labels add a new language to your app Very nice, but I got requests about a demo db. I created a demo database which is available as Read More

Update on my Cloudant connector for XPages

A few weeks ago I released a small OSGi plugin project which connect to Cloudant. More details, see my previous blog. I have changed the plugin completly 😉 One of the reasons is to make it easier in the future to add new functionality. There are so much nice feature to be added. What is new Read More

Hello Jackson4XPages f.k.a Jackson JSON wrapper

Last week I was thinking about the future of my Jackson JSON wrapper after I added new features, mostly because I needed them for my XPages pet project. Paul Withers was suggesting to contribute it to OpenNTF as project new style. At Engage I spoke with Christian about the steps to be taken, so I Read More