Tutorial: 30 LotusScript tips

Broken down into 10 beginner-level, 10 intermediate-level and 10 advanced-level tips, this LotusScript tutorial will teach you LotusScript techniques and LotusScript best practices you need to know to take your LotusScript development to the next level.

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Among the plethora of sessions to choose from at Lotusphere 2007, one of the most useful and interesting was "AD505 DevBlast -- 30 LotusScript tips," a presentation from Bill Buchan, CEO of HADSL, a company that develops best-practice tools for Lotus Notes and Domino. With Bill Buchan's permission, we've repackaged his presentation here for your education and enjoyment.

Part 1 introduces 10 basic LotusScript techniques that you should already be using if you've had any previous exposure to LotusScript. These beginner-level tips are also perfect for a Notes/Domino developer just getting started with LotusScript.

Part 2 explains LotusScript best practices you should employ as part of your everyday coding. These intermediate-level tips will help you polish your routine coding methods and secure your LotusScript code.

Part 3 offers advice to experienced developers who want to take their LotusScript skills to the next level. These advanced-level tips will challenge you to use more complex LotusScript commands to improve the functionality, performance and clarity of your LotusScript code.


 Home: Introduction
 Part 1: 10 fundamental LotusScript tips
 Part 2: 10 everyday LotusScript tips
 Part 3: 10 advanced LotusScript tips
 Part 4: More LotusScript learning resources

This was first published in March 2007

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