New and Notesworthy, March 2003

TLCC educates new Notes 6 users; ElementK gets in the e-learning game with IBM and Lotus; Percussion simplifies Domino migrations with a new add-on; ProjectDX brings blogging to Domino; Teamstudio updates its Analyzer for Java.

TLCC helps users move to Notes 6

The Learning Continuum Company (TLCC) in Boca Raton, Fla., has released two courses for shops moving to Notes 6. "R5 to Notes 6 User Update" will help existing Notes users take advantage of the new features in ND6 and "Using Notes 6" is designed for users who have never worked in a Domino messaging environment. The courses, which are customizable, use the Notes client for training. TLCC also offers a line of developer courses on Notes and Domino 6, WebSphere, Java, LotusScript, and XML.

Free demo course

Element K forges e-learning ties with IBM

Element K, a Rochester, N.Y.-based e-learning content provider, has just announced an agreement with IBM to market and sell e-learning packages based on IBM Lotus Learning Software. IBM's Lotus LearningSpace featuring Element K content validated by the IBM "Ready For" program is now available through the Element K sales channel and IBM resellers.

Unveiled October 1, 2002, Lotus LearningSpace Virtual Classroom offers online awareness, white board and chat features that allow students to interact with one another and with the instructor. In addition, with Virtual Classroom, students can take a Web tour, receive a demo or run through a simulation. During the training session, the instructor can poll students to gain consensus or ask questions and conduct assessments to track student progress.

Element K

ServerAdmin Plus adds Client Manager

Stoneham, Mass.-based Percussion Software, an add-on toolmaker for Domino, is now shipping a new version of ServerAdmin Plus, the company's Domino administration product. ServerAdmin Plus version 8.0 aims to simplify Domino migrations. The new version introduces the Client Manager Module, which allows administrators to upgrade end users without making desktop visits. They can also track and generate reports on end-user progress. Version 8.0 also includes new projects for the Pro Manager module to upgrade applications, mail files and streamline servers.

Percussion Software

ProjectDX releases free Domino blogging software, a Domino resource, has released its first piece of free software, The DX Domino Blog Toolkit. The toolkit aims to provide blogging capabilities for all Lotus Notes and Domino users without the need for development experience. The site also hopes to create an online blogging community where users can share blog templates, links and ideas.

Download the toolkit

Teamstudio issues new Analyzer for Java

Teamstudio, the Beverly, Mass.-based maker of developer tools, has released Edition 2 of Teamstudio Analyzer for Java, a best-practices audit tool for Java developers. Analyzer for Java allows developers to analyze their Java applications by evaluating the code in a Java project and creating a list of error conditions that are linked to specific lines of questionable code. It also features more than 50 rules to check compliance with EJB specs. It supports SunOne Studio 4.0 and above, Jdeveloper 9.0.3 and above, and NetBeans 3.3 and above.

Teamstudio Analyzer for Java is priced at $195 per user.

Teamstudio Analyzer for Java

Notes-based data synchronization tool, Synchro, now available

Angel Infinity Inc. in Londonderry, N.H., has released its first product, Synchro, a data synchronization tool. Synchro is a single Notes database that installs without server plug-ins or extensions and needs no complex configuration. With Synchro you get detailed logging of synchronization events, the ability to set priority of synchronization schedules and run agents automatically or add custom LotusScript for further data manipulation.

Pricing starts at $995.

Angel Infinity

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