A step-by-step guide for web application development and quick tips to enhance applications using Lotus Domino
- Classic techniques used for Web-enabling traditional Domino applications
- Offers tips and suggestions for testing, debugging, and troubleshooting
- Organized, easy to read, and well-illustrated, with numerous code examples
- Instructions valid for Domino versions 6, 7, and 8
Domino is an application server that can be used as a standalone web server. As part of the Domino suite, it provides a powerful collaborative platform for the development of customized business applications. It provides enterprise-grade e-mail, messaging, and scheduling capabilities.
Beyond providing a good understanding, this book will continue to serve as a valuable source of ideas and techniques. This book brings together essential classic strategies and techniques used to deploy Domino applications to the Web. Chapters cover all major design elements, with a special emphasis on how to craft these elements to work well with web browsers. Many topics include alternative techniques for solving particular problems. Illustrations and examples can be used where appropriate, or they can serve as jumping off points for your own solutions.
Classic and timeless tips and techniques for Web-enabling traditional Lotus Domino applications
What you will learn from this book
- Incorporate dynamic debugging, which can be turned on after an application is in production
- Learn to style design elements with CSS rules
- Learn how to use the various application launching options
- Create and customize views for the Web
- Work with hidden fields and CGI variables
- Include a date picker on a web form
- Learn to incorporate AJAX into an application
- Include diagnostic features to help you understand an existing application
- Understand how LotusScript agents work with web pages
- Learn to troubleshoot web applications
- Review ways to improve application performance
Chapters present principles and techniques in an order that roughly mirrors the application development process itself, from gathering requirements through final testing. The focus is on understanding and enhancing applications using classic techniques, in circumstances where it is impractical to rewrite applications using XPages. Each chapter focuses upon a particular aspect of Domino Web applications and provides guidance, recommendations, illustrations, and sample code.
Who this book is written for