The results are in. We've compiled our most-viewed Lotus Notes/Domino coding and development tips of 2008. Read about how to use LotusScript to sort a document selection, how to programmatically replace the design of a Lotus Notes database, how to clear a local cache using LotusScript and seven other popular tips. Read this collection and you'll understand why these development tips kept our readers' attention throughout the year.
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TOP 10 DEVELOPMENT TIPS OF 2008
#1. LotusScript sorts a Lotus Notes document collection
This LotusScript code shows how to sort a Lotus Notes document collection in ascending order using a specified field (text/date/number) as the key. The code is customizable, so you can easily change it to meet your needs.
#2. Mimic Lotus Notes Domino application functionality on the Web
#3. Export Lotus Notes views to a Microsoft Excel database
Exporting data from Lotus Notes views into Microsoft Excel can be simple. Learn how, using a LotusScript agent, a shared action and HTML table formatting.
#4. How to use LotusScript to modify a Lotus Notes view selection
If you've been looking for a way to use parameters to limit a Lotus Notes view selection, you're in luck. This tip gives the LotusScript and a few examples to help you.
#5. Programmatically replace the design of Lotus Notes databases
Trying to programmatically replace the design of several Lotus Notes databases, but can't find an out-of-the box solution? This LotusScript code can help.
#6. How to execute a stored procedure in Lotus Notes Domino using Java
Discover an example of a stored procedure for Lotus Notes Domino written in Java that returns a Job Number value, which is then used in an executed SQL statement.
#7. Display Lotus Notes user group membership details in a tree view
Determining which groups a Lotus Notes user belongs to is important, but difficult if you don't have access to the proper databases. This tip explains how to display a tree view of the groups and nested groups to which a user belongs with just the click of a button.
#8. Setting up return receipts for LotusScript-generated Lotus Notes email
Discover how to implement the Lotus Notes return receipt feature for LotusScript-generated email messages.
#9. Display a custom message box using a LotusScript-generated button
Use this LotusScript code to create a button featuring a customized message box that appears automatically after running a Lotus Notes application.
#10. How to clear a Lotus Notes local cache with LotusScript
If you tend to update the design of your Lotus Notes database frequently, embed this LotusScript code in a button. The button lets users clean their local caches without deleting the cache.ndk file. This tip works with Lotus Notes versions 6.x through 8.x.