Article archive for 2004

Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Solution Focus: A case-study framework for dynamic career growth

One of the challenges in career development is to ensure you track and log what you’ve done. As we start the New Year, author Matthew Moran offers no half-hearted attempts at fad diets and exercise machines, just some advice to help you prepare for career growth in 2005.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2004

More fun with dates in LotusScript

Anyone who’s had more than a passing involvement with Notes applications and with LotusScript has had involvement with date/time fields. Dates seem to be an ongoing problem. Read on as Senior Technical Editor Mick Moignard relates the problems he had with dates on a recent project.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2004

The Postini always rings twice

Combating spam continues to be a bigger and bigger issue for system administrators all over the world. Spam blocking software can be expensive and is far from foolproof. Author Doug Robinson brings us Postini, providing a new way of combating the problem.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Job search madness: Don’t become a high-risk proposition

The fundamental problem with most job searches is that the job seeker is typically a high-risk proposition for the employer. Employers and job seekers go about looking for each other from diametrically opposite directions. In this piece, author Matthew Moran gives us a sneak peek at this new book IT Career Builder’s Toolkit, shedding light on the employer/job seeker relationship.

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Monday, November 1, 2004

How Domino developers can learn servlet and JSP programming with WebSphere 5

In this day and age, application developers are expected to learn new skills regularly. With deadlines shorter, and budgets tighter than ever before, managers are less willing to let programmers learn new skills on the job. You may be left to own devices for any extended training. Distance learning courses may be just the ticket. In this article, author Michael Sobczak takes you through one of The Learning Continuum Company’s self-study courses for WebSphere.

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Monday, November 1, 2004

Mick’s Lotusphere 2005 preview

Senior Technical Editor Mick Moignard started writing this piece back in October, and that meant it was time to start thinking about Lotusphere again. Indeed, registration for Lotusphere 2005 opened early this time, quietly slipping onto the scene in early September. Read on to find out more about Lotusphere and Mick’s on how to get through this event.

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Monday, November 1, 2004

Different ways to programmatically create an email message

For several years, Johannes Madsen has been using an agent in TeamCase, a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system, that when executed would create a new Notes email, using the email addresses specified in the selected contact documents. A recent customer requirement caused him to come with a new, simpler method of creating an email using different contact’s email addresses. Read on to find out what method Johannes came up.

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Monday, November 1, 2004

The further case of Last Modified dates

Back in the March issue of DominoPower Magazine Senior Technical Editor Mick Moignard wrote about document lastmodified dates, see http://www.dominopower.com/issues/issue200403/00001250001.html. Someone at Lotus must be reading DominoPower, because NotesDatabase.getModifiedDocuments has been included in the latest ND7 beta, beta2 at the time of this writing. Read on to find out more about NotesDatabase.getModifiedDocuments and how it works in ND7.

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Friday, October 1, 2004

Expanding IBM Lotus’ email portfolio with Express Messaging

Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) have unique needs in an email system. they have the same goals of reliability and productivity as large enterprises do, but typically SMBs have fewer dedicated resources to support the email infrastructure. This makes it difficult for vendors to design products that are easy for SMBs to purchase, implement and administer, yet still deliver world-class feature and function. tens of thousands of SMBs worldwide don’t suffer these problems, because they use IBM Lotus Domino as email and group calendar infrastructure.

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Friday, October 1, 2004

Managing database ACLs from a browser

This is the fourth installment in a series of articles designed to make the task of developing Web applications for Domino a more pleasant and efficient experience. Contributing Editor Daniel Koffler has already shown you how to create a pure Domino Web popup calendar to assist users in selecting dates on the Web, and how to create both global and user profile forms suitable for use on the Web. Now he gets serious.

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