IBM Lotus Domino 6 Designer
Build Killer Apps


This course introduces students to advanced application design concepts that provide the foundation for extending Notes/Domino applications.
Students will create multi-database applications, extend those applications to the Internet, integrate them with external data and implement Domino Workflow.


Previous application development experience, and attended the following IBM Lotus Domino 6 courses:
Required: Using IBM Lotus Notes 6/7, Maximizing Your Productivity with IBM Lotus Notes 6/7, IBM Domino Designer: Foundation Skills.

What should you be familiar with?

Developers experienced with Domino. This course is designed to enhance the skills of experienced Domino Developers.

Session Length

4 Days, 9:00am to 4:30pm


This session is conducted either on site, or at our training rooms.

Topics Covered in this session

This session is made up of the following modules:

Database 'iTeam Website', View '2.Course Outlines', Document 'Developing Applications, Intermediate Skills'Domino Development: Developing Applications - Intermediate Skills
Database 'iTeam Website', View '2.Course Outlines', Document 'Developing Dynamic Web Applications'Domino Development: Developing Dynamic Web Applications

Advanced data access mechanisms
  • Accessing other Domino databases
  • Accessing non-Domino databases with ODBC
  • Creating and using Data Connection Resources (DCRs) to access non-Domino databases
  • Using DECS to access non-Domino databases

Routing documents and notifying users
  • Using @Functions to send documents
  • Creating a mail-in database
Tracking documents through the workflow process

Using profile documents
  • Comparison of profile documents and enviornment variables
  • Creating profile documents
  • Accessing data in profile documents
Securing a Domino Application
  • Encrypting data
  • Signing databases
  • Agent security issues

Using the design synopsis to evaluate and document an application
  • Description of information available in a design synopsis
  • Creating a design synopsis
  • Locating information in a design synopsis
Exploring page layout and navigation
  • Describe an HTML page and its format
  • Take advantage of tables and their HTML layout features
  • Create static and dynamic Domino based links

Exploring the use of fields in Web Applications
  • Define how Domino field types render to the Web
  • Work with hidden fields
  • Effectively use shared fields
  • Create HTML fields on pages using computed text
  • Use the $$Return field for responses and redirection

Enhancing Web page layouts with views
  • Embed a view in a form or page
  • Use @Functions to develop view controls
  • Use HTML select objects to display a single-category view
  • Create templates for views
  • Use view display parameters such as start and count
  • Customize views for use in pages
  • Use HTML in views

Creating and using framesets
  • Build a usable frameset layout
  • Control document target frames
  • Control frame interaction
  • Identify frame tricks and traps

Performance-based objectives
  • Working with Multipla Database Applications
  • Extending applications to the Internet
  • Integrating Domino Applications with other systems
  • Domino Work-Flow

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