IBM Notes/Domino mobile solutions podcast roundup

Over the last couple of months Taking Notes (@takingnotespod) has interviewed three companies who provide software, tools and services that can help you mobilize your Notes and Domino applications:

We also recently had some other mobile related shows that you may find interesting:

Podcast: Bring your Lotus Notes data to your mobile devices with We4IT’s docLinkr

With this episode we wrap our mini-series on mobile access for your Notes/Domino applications. Carl Tyler (@flyboytyler) filled in for the traveling Julian Robichaux to interview We4IT’s Simon Peek (@simonspeakeasy) and Christoph Adler (@cadler80) about their docLinkr product.

In this 29 minute show we talked about:

  • We4IT and what they do
  • What docLinkr can do for your Lotus Notes and Domino apps
  • What components are part of the docLinkr solution
  • What sets apart docLinkr from the other solutions available
  • How much docLinkr costs
  • The free 2 user license
  • We4IT’s 3rd sponsorship of the OpenNTF development contests
  • and much more

Please also be sure and “follow” Taking Notes on Twitter at @TakingNotesPod.

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Podcast: Develop native mobile apps for Notes/Domino with Domino To Go

Walfred Marzahn from YouAtNotes spent 20 minutes talking to us about their “Domino To Go” product. Domino To Go allows you to create native mobile apps that can access your Notes/Domino databases. We covered:

  • Who is YouAtNotes and what do they do?
  • Which mobile platforms are supported
  • How easy it is to create apps with Appcelerator’s Titanium and Domino To Go
  • Which development languages you need to know
  • The pricing tiers for Domino To Go Cost?
  • Are there any limits to the number of databases you can access from a single app?
  • What about offline access?
  • and more…

Be sure to check out the Domino To Go FAQ.

This show runs 21:33.

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Podcast: jQuery in XPages with Mark Roden

Today we talked to Mark Roden about using jQuery in XPages. Topics included:

  • Why use a JavaScript toolkit?
  • Why use jQuery instead of (or along with) Dojo?
  • Any considerations about using jQuery and Dojo on the same page?
  • What are some good jQuery plugins to look at?
  • What about jQuery for mobile web apps?
  • How about documentation?
  • Mark’s website is xomino.com and his Twitter handle is @markyroden. Other links mentioned in the show were docs.jquery.com, stackoverflow, and Matt White’s XPages101 (lesson 27).

This episode runs 37:23.

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Podcast: Interview with the authors of the XPages Extension Library book

On this show we sat down with all of the authors of the new “XPages Extension Library” book which is now available for purchase. This 537 page book was written by Paul Hannan (@pdhannan), Declan Sciolla-Lynch (@qtzar), Jeremy Hodge(@jeremyhodge), Paul Withers (@paulswithers) and Tim Tripcony (@timtripcony).

The book is also available as an eBook, on Kindle and as an iBook.

On the podcast we discussed:

  • How the book came to be
  • What tools they used to produce the book
  • The OpenNTF Extension Library Project and the associated Upgrade Pack 1 documentation on the IBM Wiki
  • An introduction to the XPages Extension Library and what it exactly is
  • How the book is goes beyond being “the documentation”
  • Who else was involved with the creation of the book content
  • Paul, Declan, Jeremy, Paul and Tim talk about the chapters they co-authored and some of their favorite XPages Extension Library controls
  • Tim’s WatrCoolr project on OpenNTF
  • Russ Maher and his unique way of reading this great new book
  • The XSP Starter Kit Project on OpenNTF by Nathan T. Freeman
  • XPages architect Phil Riand and Tim’s upcoming interview with Taking Notes (Exclusive!)
  • and much more….

You can also follow Julian (@jrobichaux), Bruce (@belgort) and The Taking Notes Podcast (@takingnotespod) on Twitter.

The show runs 40:10. Oh and before we forget! Be sure and listen to Episode 154 of Taking Notes to hear Paul Calhoun and Russ Maher talk about all things XPages. Thanks for subscribing.

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My slide decks from AdminDev2012

Last week I traveled to Washington, DC to participate in the AdminDev2012 conference being sponsored by The View. In addition to delivering two sessions on XPages, I was also part of a keynote panel of “IBM Champions”. All in all the conference was an excellent opportunity to interact with IBM ICS customers. I also had the opportunity to sit in on some great sessions being delivered by the other speakers.

The conference was also a blast from the past as there were several people who stopped by the conference to participate in the Washington, DC Lotus User Group. It was great to see Kevin Pettitt, Jack Dausman, David Gursky, Chris Byrne and many others.

Here are the slide decks from my sessions. Let me know if you have any questions about them.

Mobilizing Your XPages Applications

XPages Performance Tips

Julian Robichaux and I were also able to record a podcast with XPages masters Russ Maher and Paul Calhoun. Be sure and check it out.

UPDATE: Link to US Airports IBM Notes database (NSF)

Announcing AdminDev2012

The VIEW have announced the AdminDev2012 conference which will be held in Washington, DC on May 16-18, 2012. I will be attending and am presenting two sessions, one on XPages performance and one on mobile development using XPages and the OpenNTF Mobile Controls.

The list of sessions and speakers is impressive. Will you be attending?

 

Podcast: Mobile AppDev Strategies with Graham Acres

On this episode of Taking Notes Julian Robichaux and I talked with Graham Acres, of Brytek Systems, an IBM BP in Canada, about how to develop a strategy around mobilizing your applications in the enterprise.

Graham discussed mobile strategies in general as well as his own personal experiences, including:

  • Deciding which devices to support
  • Working with users and business units
  • Defining how the mobile app will work, and what it will look like
  • Problems with networks, firewalls, and device settings
  • Dealing with “bring your own device” policies
  • Choosing a toolkit
  • And more…

Graham gave a Lotusphere session on this topic, and his slides can be found at the Brytek Systems website. You can also follow him on Twitter at @gacres99.

This episode runs 36:48.

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