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.
TUTORIAL: 30 LOTUSSCRIPT TIPS
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