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My Blackberry Enterprise Server Push Utility for the Lotus Notes Client, allows you to create Jobs for individual Channel, Message, and Browser Content Pushes, as well as allows you to delete Pushed Channel Icons from defined recipient devices.

Time Tracker
The idea is simple. At the start of your day - upon completion of your first task - create an entry highlighting what you did and whether you feel it was an efficient or inefficient use of your time. Based on several requests, you can also select the priority, apply categories, or even align your time against a project.

For Lotus Notes Client v8.0 and above, you can use the Time Tracker Widget to make this process even easier!

My Configuration-based Rich Text Mail Merge and Emailing Utility, Zephyr allows you to create rich, data-driven emails to support automated workflow - all via Microsoft Word Mail Merge-like architecture. Dear <firstname> allows you to personalize each email message not only to the individual recipient, but also to the individual application workflow event!

xCopy is a simple configurable xCopy client for the Lotus Notes client. By creating and defining xCopy Profiles, you can batch process your file backup or remote upload jobs. With the addition of the xCopy sidebar widget, you can easily kick-off these jobs, and modify both the xCopy Profiles and xCopy itself.

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Lotus Technical Information & Education Community

The Lotus Technical Information & Education community is comprised of IBM, business partner, and customer subject matter experts who use product wikis, published articles, white papers, community blogs and the latest in social media to build and share high quality technical content. - Open Source Community for Lotus Notes Domino

OpenNTF is devoted to enabling groups of individuals all over the world to collaborate on IBM Lotus Notes/Domino applications and release them as open source.

developerWorks Lotus : Wikis

Share your deployment experiences and best practices in our wikis and help IBM to create scenarios for successful deployments. Contribute to the community by collaborating on shared content and leverage the shared knowledge from that community.

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YellowCast Episode 2: Vicodin and MonkeyButter

06/02/2008 12:11:04 PM by Chris Toohey

In this episode, we discuss the benefits of "separating UI from data" architectures in Lotus Notes client applications, as well as our frustrations with Domino ("our little brother"), as well as some new BETA release software that hit the community recently...

As for the Vicondin reference... I'm about to head off to the doctors (again) as the Vicodin that I was on while recording Episode 2 ain't quite helping my back. MonkeyButter? You'll just have to listen...

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Runtime for this episode is 1:06:41 - which we think is still long but we're getting closer. Feedback, comments, and suggestions always welcome!

SmartIcon: NotesItem Mailer

01/18/2007 08:51:41 AM by Chris Toohey

Here's something that we slapped together recently that I needed when having to quickly grab all items from a given document. It's not the prettiest thing in the world, but it allows me to get some quick-and-dirty information on a given document!

What we have here is formula that I've put into a SmartIcon. This "function" allows me to select a given document in a database, and with a single click I'll receive an email that details all NotesItems in the document along with their respective values. I've added a carrot (^) as a seperator between the NotesItem name and it's correlating value. This allows me to take the resultant "table", copy/paste into Microsoft Excel (or whichever spreadsheet app you choose), and break the data into columns using ^ as my delimeter.

temp := "";
tmp := @DocFields;
@For(n := 1; n <= @Elements(tmp); n := n + 1;
temp := temp + tmp[n] + "^" + @Text(@GetField(tmp[n])) + @NewLine);

@MailSend( @UserName ; "" ; "" ; "Field Values" ; temp ; ""; "" )

It's pretty simple and to the point, and it got me data from given documents in any database without a lot of headaches! And please note - you're limited to size here (as well as a few other things) - I use this to grab quick information from relatively moderate-sized documents. Running this on a document with 1000 NotesItems with a chapter's worth of data stored in each will result in "Out of Memory"-styled errors.