xPages & Beer meeting Presentation

Last wednesday I did a presentation called “Coding Java for xPage Developers” on the Dutch XPages & Beer event. It has been a while since my last presentation so I was a quite a bit nervous. Especially when during the presentation people started to ask questions I didn’t really prepared for. But I managed and got some …

Enable autogrow feature of CKEditor

In a xPage project the customer asked us if the following would be possible: ” When the content of the richtext editor exceeds the height of the richtext editor we want to have it expanded” . And this is ofcourse possible! The richtexteditor is based on the CKEDITOR plugin ( since 8.5.2 ). There is …

xPages and Beer 12-06-2013

Yesterday I attended a new edition of the xPages and Beer sessions. xPages and Beer is an initiative started by some very great xPages developers to share their knowledge for anyone who wants to attend. The very first edition started with around ~10 people and yesterday a stunning crowd of 20! people where attending. It …

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 …

Responsive webdesign and xPages

As a xpage developer I also need to do some styling from time to time. This isnt a big issue ofcourse unless you need to create an app which is also suitable for mobile devices. Now with the mobile controls at hand it isn’t a big problem developing a mobile website but what if you …

A little xPage optimization

When you are developing an application there is a time when performance comes to play. This can be either in the beginning of the project due to certain requirements or after some time developing you’ll notice your application does not performance as well as you thought it would. This post will give you a few …