xPages and Java : Usage of 3th party packages and jsonsimple.

A small post from my side about 3th party packages. Be sure whenever you make us of an 3th party jar file: Check the license file Make use of libraries which are open source when possible. Make sure the libraries don’t have lots and lots of dependencies ( other 3th party libraries ) One example …

Serving media files to iPad/iPhone on Domino part 1

  “We want a video library application” they said “No problem, can be done” I said “Bad iPad” I screamed! the lines above are a  little summary of what happened the last few days. At the office  I’m building  a web application which is used to serve Video files. Everything worked fine except for iPhone …

Don’t forget the milliseconds. A post about dates and Datetime comparison

During my work I find working with date and time objects one of the most challenging things. I just spent a few hours finding out that when you retrieve date from a view column the millisecond part of the date is actually not set at all. In my current project I’m using a date control …

Working with Notes designer 9.0

IBM released their next version of Notes in public beta status on the 14th. Since then I’m busy playing around with the new client / designer on my home development box. I have to say they did a great job once again. The client starts very fast compared to the 8.5.x releases and the UI …

Tagging to the rescue

A few weeks ago I started to think about digitizing my administration. So any invoice, tax mail or any other official document that would otherwise disappear in one of my big filing cabinets would now be scanned and saved onto my computer. So I installed truecrypt to be sure the files are being saved encrypted …

Java: Integrating onTime group calendar in your own application

One thing I love about my work is that now and then I get the chance to play with the newest things on the market. Recently I took a look at the Ontime suite. Ontime suite is a application which enables a company, amongst other things, to display a overview of their employee’s appointments without …

xPages: Date formatting.

Update: Mark pointed it out already in his comment but the format I used in the java class contained an error. Fixed it to be dd-MM-yyyy A couple of days ago I came across the following blog post “Custom date field format in an XPage – mm/dd/yyyy“on Mark Roden’s blog. The blog is about changing the …