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- Appathon XPages and Connections app dev contest
OpenNTF has announced and launched "Appathon", sponsored by TIMETOACT GROUP, WebGate Consulting AG and IBM developerWorks. Contribute your open source XPages or Connections project between now and June 23rd and have a chance to win one of ten $1000 prizes.
- Experience IBM Notes
This single-page site is intended to drive user adoption of IBM Notes and enhance the total client experience. This effort was inspired by feedback from customers requesting materials to help promote Notes to end users.
- New Release Of The IBM Social Business Toolkit SDK
A new version of the IBM Social Business Toolkit is available on OpenNTF. The release features improvements to the Communities and Profiles Service APIs and improved exception handling and run-time error reporting.
- IBM releases the new IBM Social Business Toolkit SDK as Open Source
The IBM Social Business Toolkit SDK, now available on OpenNTF as Open Source, lets Web and Java developers easily access the IBM Social Platform, including IBM Connections and IBM SmartCloud for Social Business.
- Learn about IBM iNotes Social Edition
IBM iNotes Social Edition software is Web access to e-mail and collaboration. You can equip your employees with capabilities similar to those included in IBM Lotus Notes® client software, but delivered through a Web browser. Try this demo to learn more.
- Using Reseller and Distributed Software in IBM SmartCloud for Social Business
This article describes what Reseller is, how it works, and how to create a Distributed Software (DSW) order in IBM SmartCloud for Social Business.
- Developing OpenSocial gadgets for IBM Connections 4.0
This white paper explains how to develop gadgets for IBM Connections 4.0, primarily focusing on using the developer bootstrap page for quickly testing gadgets.
- IBM Connections Mail
IBM Connections Mail is a new, simple and compelling way to perform essential email and calendar tasks right from IBM Connections, your social software platform.
- Experience IBM Connections
Inspired by feedback from customers, Experience IBM Connections shows you the Top 4 ways that IBM Connections makes your job easier. In addition to providing an overview of IBM Connections benefits, the site highlights favorite tips and features from select IBMers and IBM Champions and includes resources to learn more.
- IBM Connections 4.0 Reviewer’s Guide
This Reviewer's Guide provides an extensive overview of the latest version of IBM’s social software, IBM Connections 4.0, and its nine applications: Home, Profiles, Activities, Blogs, Bookmarks, Communities, Files, Forums, and Wikis.
- IBM Connections V4.0: Reinventing how people innovate and work together
IBM Connections V4.0 provides an exceptional social platform that helps enable you to access the right people and internal and external content in your professional networks and communities.
- Integrating SPNEGO with IBM Sametime components on a federated deployment
This paper explains the steps on how to configure Simple and Protected GSSAPI Negotiation Mechanism (SPNEGO) on a federated deployment for IBM Sametime Community Server, Meeting Server, Proxy Server, Media Manager, Advanced Server, and the Connect Client
- Using IBM Connections more as a platform than an application
IBM Connections provides the support for infinite possibilities of extension, integration, and third-party development, which makes it more like a platform than an application.
- Developing an IBM SmartCloud for Social Business application
Learn how to develop an application that integrates with IBM SmartCloud for Social Business by authenticating via the Open Authorization protocol, calling the SmartCloud for Social Business service APIs to do a useful task, and extending the UI to show an integrated look.
The premier Eclipse-based open development environment for the IBM Notes and Domino software platform.
Utilize your existing development skills to build industry-standard Web and IBM Notes and Domino applications.
Start here if you are new to XPages and IBM Domino Designer.
Explore Domino Designer and XPages with this guide that will help get you up to speed quickly.
Learn how to use the Lotus Expeditor Toolkit to build and test Java™ applications for IBM Notes.
Join IBM Domino developers around the world who are working on over 10 million IBM Notes applications.
XPages & Composite apps
Composite applications are a key element in a service-oriented architecture (SOA). They enable you to easily integrate different types of components and technologies to create contextual applications.
Start here to learn about XPages with links to overview content, videos, tutorials, and other content that will get you up to speed quickly.
Watch this two-part video series demonstrating how you can use XPages components in an IBM Notes application.
Discover the power and benefits of composite applications.
Explore detailed examples, sample projects, and more in the IBM Composite Applications wiki.
Read the XPages blog to learn from a worldwide group of IBM Domino XPages experts.
Listen to Pete Janzen, Senior Product manager for IBM Domino Designer, talk about the decision to offer a no-charge development license for Domino Designer.
Technical content for Lotus products
Product documentation in wikis
Lotus continues to innovate by publishing product documentation in a wiki where it can be edited, commented on, and added to by everyone who uses it.
Learning resources for Lotus products
Find media resources including demonstrations, videos, tutorials, reference cards, and web seminars to help you get started with IBM Collaboration Solutions products.
IBM Redbooks in Lotus wikis
Lotus and IBM Redbooks® are developing high-quality Redbooks content using wiki technology. Below are some of IBM Redbooks developed and published in the Lotus product wikis. A complete list is available here.
- Creating Integrated Web Experience with IBM Lotus collaboration software
- Creating plugins for Notes, Sametime, and Symphony
WebSphere Portal and IBM Web Content Manager
This is a new dedicated forum specifically for discussing XPages development topics. It is built on XPages and is being championed by a group of enthusiasts inside and outside of IBM who are committed to making sure that forum discussions are active and valuable and that the forum design itself is improved over time.
- IBM Connections
- IBM Enterprise Integration
- IBM Forms
- IBM Mobile Connect
- IBM Notes and Domino 9.0 Social Edition forum
- IBM Sametime
- IBM SmartCloud Notes
- IBM SmartCloud Meetings
- IBM Web Content Manager
- IBM Web Experience Factory
- Notes/Domino 8.5 (includes Notes Traveler)
- Notes/Domino 8
- Notes/Domino 6 & 7
- Notes/Domino 4 & 5
- Notes/Domino XPages development
- Lotus ActiveInsight and WebSphere Dashboard Framework
- Lotus Domino Document Manager (Domino.Doc)
- Lotus Expeditor
- Lotus Protector
- Lotus SmartSuite
- Lotus Symphony
- Lotus Symphony Developer Toolkit
- Lotus Workflow
- WebSphere Portal
- WebSphere Portal Beta
- WebSphere Portal on Z
- WebSphere Portal on i5/OS
- WebSphere Portal and IBM Web Experience Development
- WebSphere Portal Integration with Lotus Products
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