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STILL OPEN: Lotus Remote Residency / Wiki Deliverable - Best Practices for Building Web Applications for Domino 8.5
10/09/2009 01:07 AM by Chris Toohey
This residency begins 19 Oct 2009, ends 11 Dec 2009 (8 weeks), and requires 8 residents. The residency is a remote effort, enabling all participants to work from their primary work location.
Having participated in the first Lotus Remote Residency, I'd recommend you sign up - you not only get the opportunity to share what you know (read: SME recognition), but you also get to work with some of the best and brightest in the community. I've made long-lasting connections with both my fellow residency members as well as see a lot of referrals even today coming from my bio page in the wiki.
Specific topics the residency will cover include:
- High level introduction of XPages.
- Introduction to the value of Domino as a Web app platform and Designer as the tool for building those apps.
- Review of the underlying technologies and skills required to build a Domino web app using XPages. Will also include a focus on JSF and Dojo.
- Best practices approach to Domino web application development, including an MVC architecture approach.
- Understanding Domino design elements, specifically focusing on XPages and other design elements pertinent in an XPage built app.
- Sample of building a Domino web app from scratch which illustrates how to use XPages.
- Building workflow into the web application.
- Modernizing existing applications - focusing on conversion of Notes client apps to XPages as well as modernizing Domino Web apps built on the classic technology.
- Server Configuration, with special focus on clustering and other new settings related to XPages 8.0 resources.
IBMers, Business Partners, and Customers can apply for this residency by visiting http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/resi dents.nsf/50da6a28780ffa688525701b004a4f21/027d19083bd74e6985257638006546e1?Open Document
And if you have any questions about time commitments, what you need to bring to the table, or anything that I as a former remote residency participant can either answer or get answered, leave a comment in this post or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org!
I had the chance to speak with the residency coordinator - John Bergland - and it looks like I'll be on the residency team (although I've yet to receive the formal notification - which I suspect will come closer to the Oct. 19, 2009 start date). For those of you interested, there's still time to register.
So if you're an IBMer, Lotus Business Partner, Lotus Customer, or just your average yellowbleeder and want to work with some of the best in the business to help shape the best practices approach to leveraging Lotus Domino 8.5.1 technology - sign up right now!