Help Define the Future of Open Source for IBM Collaboration Solutions

It’s no secret that OpenNTF has helped shape the IBM Collaboration Solutions app dev ecosystem over the last thirteen years.  At IBM Connect you have an opportunity and in some way an obligation to attend the OpenNTF Birds-of-a-Feather session at IBM Connect. It will be an hour of well spent discussion, strategy and relationship building.Continue reading “Help Define the Future of Open Source for IBM Collaboration Solutions”

From the OpenNTF Way Back Machine

While cleaning up my Mac today I found this oldie but goodie from 2002: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  OpenNTF.org Releases OpenNTF Mail V1.0 for Lotus Notes 6  Vancouver, WA – October 15, 2002 – OpenNTF.org has announced OpenNTF Mail Version 1.0 for Lotus Notes 6.  OpenNTF Mail is based on the standard Lotus Notes 6 mailContinue reading “From the OpenNTF Way Back Machine”

Please join me in welcoming three new OpenNTF Directors

OpenNTF announced earlier this week that there were three new Directors elected to the OpenNTF Board. They are: Paul Withers Nathan Freeman Mark Leusink I have the privilege of knowing and working with Paul, Nathan and Mark on many occasions. I’m confident that their knowledge, experience, creativity and vision will continue to infuse momentum intoContinue reading “Please join me in welcoming three new OpenNTF Directors”

Source Control for Notes, Domino and XPages

A few months back FoCul Ltd. launched a wiki to collect all things related to source control for IBM Notes, Domino and XPages application development: Source Control has many many advantages for both developers and organisations but it is a complex subject. At FoCul we have been running a project to adopt Source Control onContinue reading “Source Control for Notes, Domino and XPages”

Poll: Webinars vs. recorded videos – which do you prefer?

In the world of IBM Collaboration Solutions there are frankly a lot of great webinars taking place. However, they all seem to frequently conflict and/or overlap. So I felt that I would create the following poll:  

Replays of some app dev webinars you may have missed

Back in May OpenNTF launched it’s very own webinar series: OpenNTF hosts one webinar per month on various IBM Collaboration Solutions app dev topics. This includes sessions about OpenNTF projects, but also other educational, not open source related topics. We’ve planned to cover the wider range of ICS technologies, especially XPages and IBM Connections. TheContinue reading “Replays of some app dev webinars you may have missed”

More changes on the horizon

Back in April I notified the OpenNTF Board that come this October I will be stepping down as Chairman of OpenNTF – The Open Source Community for IBM Collaboration Solutions. October is when my term as Chairman would normally end. You might have seen on the OpenNTF blog that nominations for eight board seats areContinue reading “More changes on the horizon”

Podcast: There’s Gold in Them XPages

We talked with XPages developers Jesse Gallagher (@Gidgerby) and Dr. Mark Roden (@markyroden) about: How Jesse got started with Notes/Domino How Jesse’s interest in Ruby on Rails spilled over into XPages How a Notes/Domino programmer like Jesse has approached and been successful with XPages How to approach XPages app development What about Lotusscript? How toContinue reading “Podcast: There’s Gold in Them XPages”

Podcast: Getting started with IBM Connections application development

In this episode of The Taking Notes Podcast (@takingnotespod) we talked about developing applications for IBM’s Connections social software platform. We were joined by three very special guests: Luis Benitez – IBM Product Manager (@lbenitez) Adam Brown – ISW Director (@adambrownaus) Niklas Heidloff – IBM (@nheidloff) Topics covered during the show included: Overview of the optionsContinue reading “Podcast: Getting started with IBM Connections application development”