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  • REPLAY: Getting Started with Foundation UI JavaScript Framework in IBM Lotus Domino XPages

    by Chris Toohey on 08/11/2014

    The HD replay of today's Google Hangout, covering setup and use of the Foundation UI JavaScript and CSS Framework, using a simple custom Foundation Theme, and demo of a XPages-based websites and applications using Foundation UI.

  • CSS for IBM Notes and Domino XPages Developers

    by Chris Toohey on 05/09/2013

    Cascading Style Sheets (or CSS) is a style language that enhances or can outright override the native Web and Mobile Browser rendered representation of HTML markup. Mastering CSS will enable you (browser-willing) to completely control the user interface and user experience of your applications. In this article, we'll cover CSS Selectors and Media Types... but let's start first with a fundamental review of CSS, exactly what CSS is doing in a browser, and how CSS works with HTML and JavaScript via frameworks.

  • Using chardin.js JavaScript Library For Rich UI Information Overlays in IBM XPages

    by Chris Toohey on 02/27/2013

    Part of my gamification methodology is to create as interactive of a user interface as possible to deliver an adaptive user experience to the customer. This helps with onboarding and educating a user to a new process or new business logic without the need to bring them into a classroom or createformal training. Taking that Microsoft Word-based Form and modernizing the process by creating an web and mobile browser accessible application to handle the workflow? With a properly-designed user interface and well-crafted user experience, you'll be able to roll out the new application without the deployment pangs from the users.

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  • XPages Extension Library from IBM Press

    by Chris Toohey on 06/04/2012

    As the technical editor of the latest book from IBM Press on XPages, I had a first look at what was shaping up to be an absolute must-have resource for the Extension Library and XPages development.

  • XPages Portable Command Guide from IBM Press

    by Chris Toohey on 03/26/2012

    My review and giveaway of the latest XPages guide from IBM Press for the Lotus Notes Domino Application Developer. Read the complete review and find out how you can win your own copy of the XPages Portable Command Guide courtesy of IBM Press.

  • Mastering XPages by IBM Press

    by Chris Toohey on 04/11/2011

    IBM Press recently released the definitive guide for IBM Lotus Notes Domino 8.5.2 XPages: Mastering XPages: A Step-by-Step Guide to XPages Application Development and the XSP Language...

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