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Moving attachments from one document to another

We were having a problem earlier this week where we discovered some legacy LotusScript code that didn't work anymore. The code moved attachments between documents. Now I have found out why.

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Writing a custom Tomcat login module (Realm)

In my current project I needed to migrate user passwords from one storage type to another without users knowing it. The answer was to write a custom Realm in Tomcat which turned out to be really simple.

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Powering Through the Tour

Really cool article published at Wired.com about measuring Watt output for Floyd Landis during Tour de France 2005.

Deploying Sametime

At a customer site we are rolling out Sametime to around 400 users. This post is just to document a few pointers on how we did.

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LocationDocument LotusScript class updated

I updated my LocationDocument LotusScript class so I could get/set information about the Sametime and Directory server to use. Quite handy when rolling out Sametime in the organization.

IBM DB2 trigger and stored procedures woes

Sometimes it seems that the most trivial things in DB2 is just hard to do and what you think is hard ends up being easy to do. It could be because I simply do not understand the technical underpinnings completely but still...

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Lotus Domino 6.5.4 FP1 released

IBM has released a fixpack for Lotus Domino 6.5.4.

JBoss stability problems

At work we are having big problems with the stability of one of our JBoss instances. The problem appears to be caused by one of the connectors we use for JMS (Java Messaging Services).

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Domino 7 feature: Rename reversion approval

In 6.5.x and previous releases a name change would automatically revert if the user did not complete the name change i.e. was out of the office. From Domino 7 the administrator will need to approve or reject these reversions.

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New version of Ultimate Dropdown Menu released...

...with support for dynamic menu generation.

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Would it be possibe to use DominoWiki to show LotusScript?

Well I admit it - I write code... So when Ben Poole announced that the DominoWiki version 1.0.0 was out I downloaded a copy right away to test whether it could be an easy way to share code examples within my development team (I generally don't like to use database for this since it can make the code hard to find).

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Saving an Excel spreadsheet as a webpage

The ability to save an Excel spreadsheet as a web-page is a pretty cool feature. I guess it is an obvious feature but I just never used it before today. Nice that you can export a selection also. The generated webpage has the same layout with formatting, colors etc. Nice.

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Secure RSS

Very, very nice... This article on xml.com Joe Gregorio shows how you could encrypt data in RSS feeds by combining Blowfish, Greasemonkey and RSS.

How I love objects...

I know it is a very geeky thing to say but I just love object oriented programming (OOP). The time you spend designing your code when you first write it, comes back ten-fold when you need to add functionality later.

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Firefox 1.0.5 released

Firefox 1.0.5 has been released - get your copy now...

Lotus Domino 7 beta 4 (and final) coming up...

As announced in the beta forum the Lotus Domino 7 beta 4 will be posted in a couple of days. Beta 4 will be the final beta before the Gold release something in Q3 2005. Full announcement.

Loving the Tomcat Domino redirector

While consolidating our servers I had to move our Atlassian JIRA instance and have it run on our Lotus Domino server. Since JIRA runs under Jakarta Tomcat we had two servers battling for port 80. The Tomcat Domino redirector the to rescue.

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Johan Känngård LGPL'ed his LotusScript Collection classes - nice... :-)

I had an e-mail correspondence with Johan about the license he chose for his very nice LotusScript collection classes.

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Redeploy application in JBoss without loosing the HttpSessions

Very nice trick via Norman Richards (Redeploy web apps without losing the HTTP session) where using cluster replication for sessions can solve the problem of using session when applications are redeployed. Nice in development and works on a single node.

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Single-Sign-On (LtpaToken) login problem from Domino servlet solved with the help of Lotus support

We have deferred from upgrading some of our Domino servers to using Internet Sites since we were having problems with SSO from Java servlets under Domino 6.0.x and 6.5.x.

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The View article

My proposal for an article for The View has been accepted and I'm in the process of writing the article. I'm very excited about this.

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I'm back...

...or at least I think I am. :-)

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