My slides of my Cloudant introduction session at Meet IT

Last Wednesday Meet IT conference was held at IBM Client Center in Milan. I did a session about Cloudant and how you can use it inside an XPages application. My session was in the Auditorium, a big room like a theater with good chairs, very good audio and screens. Was nice to it such big 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

I will be speaking at Sutol 2016 in Prague

Yesterday I received an email that my session has been accepted for the upcoming Sutol Conference in Prague. It is the first time I will be at SUTOL, so I am looking forward to it. I heard some very good things about this conference.   Hope to see you in Prague next month, may be Read More

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

Cloudant-connector for XPages

At Engage I was triggered by a great session of Niklas Heidloff of all the goodies on BlueMix. He was mentioning Cloudant, which is used for Node-Red, and simularities with the Notes Database. Like documents, views and even replication. Not that weird as you start looking closer, Cloudant is the cloud version of CouchDb. Which Read More